Public Notices for Regulations Related to Water Quality Standards

Regulation topic Link to Notice Public comment period Date of public hearing or meeting Contact
Exceptional State Waters - Laurel Fork, Highland County Laurel Fork NOIRA (page 2034) 5/15/2017 - 6/14/2017 N/A David C. Whitehurst
Freshwater Ammonia Criteria - proposed phased implementation plan Public Comment Opportunity - Proposed Ammonia Criteria Phased Implementation Program (page 2562) 8/6/2018 - 10/5/2018

9/11/2018 at 2:00 p.m.

9/13/2018 at 2:00 p.m.

David C. Whitehurst
James River Chlorophyll Criteria Notice of Public Comment - James River Chlorophyll 'a' Criteria (page 1347) January 21, 2019 -March 22, 2019 February 26, 2019 - 1 p.m. - Department of Environmental Quality, Piedmont Regional Office, 4949-A Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA Tish Robertson
Bacteria, Cadmium, and Human Health Water Quality Criteria Final Regulation Notice - Bacteria, Cadmium, Human Health (page 2559)  6/24/2019 - 7/24/2019   David C. Whitehurst

Additional Resources

DEQ Water Quality Standards rulemakings page

DEQ Water Division permits and compliance

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000


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