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General Permit for Use of the Surficial Aquifer in a Groundwater Management Area [9 VAC 25 ‑ 920]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
The general permit for non-agricultural irrigation from the surficial aquifer will include the establishment of permit terms, withdrawal limits, reporting requirements and criteria for determining adequate quality and quantity from the surficial aquifer necessary to permit withdrawals.
State Authority Sections 62.1-256 , 62.1-258.1 and 62.1-266 H and I of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority N/A
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The intent of this new regulation is to conserve groundwater in the confined aquifers within the Groundwater Management Areas for potable needs.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Joseph Grist 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: joseph.grist@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4031    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Creation of a General Permit for Use of the Surficial Aquifer in a Groundwater Management Area
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
NOIRA Comment period is underway and will end on 12/23/2020.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None