Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Water Quality Standards [9 VAC 25 ‑ 260]
Designation of Tributaries of Simpson Creek as an Exceptional State Water [Eff. Date September 11, 2007 - See October 1, 2007 Register)
Action 1579
General Information
Action Summary Amend the state’s Antidegradation Policy (9 VAC 25-260-30), part of the Water Quality Standards, by designating portions of the tributaries of the Simpson Creek as Exceptional State Waters.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Petitions for Rulemaking Water Quality Standards-Simpson Creek Tributaries
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2851 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/15/2004.
3215 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/11/2006.
3659 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/11/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jean W. Gregory 
Address: P.O.Box 10009
Richmond, VA 23240
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4113    FAX: (804)698-4116    TDD: (804)698-4021