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General Notice
Effective Date of Water Quality Standards Amendments - Nutrient Criteria for Lakes
Date Posted: 8/14/2007
Expiration Date: 9/3/2007
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
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On June 1, 2006 the State Water Control Board adopted revisions to the Water Quality Standards in 9 VAC 25-260-5, 50, 310, 480, 540, and added 9 VAC 25-260-187.  These revisions relate to water quality criteria to protect the designated uses of lakes and reservoirs from the impacts of nutrients.  The amendments were published final on September 18, 2006, Volume 23, Issue 1 of the Virginia Register with an effective date upon filing the notice of EPA approval with the Registrar of Regulations.  The State Water Control Board hereby notices EPA approval of these revisions to the water quality standards via a letter dated July 27, 2007 from Jon M. Capacasa, Director of the Water Protection Division, EPA Region 3 to David K. Paylor, Director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.  The effective date of these amendments is August 14, 2007.  Copies are available online at or by contacting the contact person listed below.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jean W. Gregory 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23238
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4113    FAX: (804)698-4116