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General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Potable Water Treatment Plants [9 VAC 25 ‑ 860]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description The general permit will establish appropriate and necessary permitting requirements for discharges of wastewater from potable water treatment plants.
State Authority Section 2.2-4006 A 9 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Section 402 of the Clean Water Act
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Elleanore Daub 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4067    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Potable Water Treatment Plant GP Amendment and Reissuance NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/8/2017.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Reissue Potable WTP General Permit Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/24/2013.
Adoption of a General VPDES Permit for Potable Water Treatment Plants Final Attorney General review is complete - Agency can submit to DPB.