Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Waterworks Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 590]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
(i) Exempt action to conform state regulation to federal regulation regarding the CCR rule; and (ii) Exempt action to correct terminology
[Withdrawn 4/9/2008]
Reason for Withdrawal
Action was completed, effective August 2000, through direct filing with the Registrar.
General Information
Action Summary The first amendment is a technical amendment proposing ot change 12 VAC 5-590-370 B 1 to correct a typographical error. The amendment changes "Primary Maximum Contaminant Level (PMCL)" to "Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL)." The amendment is exempt from Article 2 of the APA pursuant to 9-6.14:4.1(C)(3). The second amendment proposes to add 12 VAC 5-590-545, titled "Consumer Confidence Reports," and "Appendix O" titled "Regulated Contaminants for Consumer Confidence Reports" to Virginia's regulations protecting drinking water. Specifically, the amendment requires each community water system to mail to customers an annual report regarding the level of contaminants in the drinking water they serve. The amendment is necessary to conform Virginia regulations to the 1996 amendmenbts to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), and is also exempt from Article 2 of the APA pursuant to 9-6.14:4.1(C)(4)(c).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 9-6.14:4(1)(C)(3)
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
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
800 Final Stage withdrawn on 04/09/2008 before submission to the Registrar.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Robert Payne  / Enforcement Manager
Address: P. O. Box 2448
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-9410    FAX: (804)786-5567