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Draft Water Withdrawal Permits or Variances

Draft Groundwater Withdrawal Permits and draft Virginia Water Protection (VWP) Individual Permits for surface water withdrawals from the State Water Control Board are available for public comment before issuance of the final permit.  DEQ issues public notices of these draft permits to ensure the opportunity for public comment before the permit becomes final.  Public notices of temporary variances to the conditions of existing, issued permits may also listed on this page.

Contact for Public Comments, Document Requests, and Additional Information:

Current Groundwater Withdrawal Draft Permit Public Notices:

Comment Period Location Facility public notice
June 3, 2020 to July 3, 2020 Isle of Wight County Rescue Water Works GW0053701 Public Notice

Current Virginia Water Protection (VWP) Draft Surface Water Withdrawal Individual Permit Public Notices (or variances to existing permits)

Comment period Location Facility public notice
June 10, 2020 to July 10, 2020 Allegany County Fallings Springs Creek Hydroelectric Facility VWP 18-0272 Public Notice


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

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