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Guidance Document Information
Title Guidance Manual for Total Maximum Daily Load Implementation Plans
Document ID GM17-2004
Summary This manual provides guidance to local governments, soil and water conservation districts, planning district or regional commissions, community watershed groups, and state and federal agencies on developing Implementation Plans (IPs) for waters where TMDLs have been completed. It also addresses the requirements for IPs as outlined in Virginia's 1997 Water Quality Monitoring, Information, and Restoration Act (ยง62. 1-44.19:4 through 19:8 of the Code of Virginia), or WQMIRA. In addition to the requirements of WQMIRA, this guidance manual addresses the requirements of IPs based on EPA's "Guidance for Water-Quality Based Decisions: The TMDL Process, " "Supplemental Guidelines for the Award of Section 319 Nonpoint Source Grants to States and Territories, " and "Guidance for Developing Watershed-Based Plans for Impaired Waters."
Effective Date 6/6/2017
pdf View document text     Posted On 6/8/2017                 Document on Town Hall

This document applies to the following chapters
[9 VAC 25-720] Water Quality Management Planning Regulation

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