Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Water Quality Standards [9 VAC 25 ‑ 260]
Designation of Lake Drummond and portions of 6 other streams as Exceptional Waters {EFFECTIVE DATE - JUNE 10, 2005 - NOTICE TO BE PUBLISHED JULY 11, 2005}
Action 1245
General Information
Action Summary The action will amend the antidegradation policy of the Water Quality Standards by designating Lake Drummond and portions of Brown Mountain Creek, Laurel Fork, North Fork of the Buffalo River, Pedlar River, Ramseys Draft and Whitetop Laurel Creek as Exceptional Waters.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2179 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/25/2003.
2500 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/10/2004.
3045 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/10/2005.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jean W. Gregory 
Address: Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 10009
Richmond, VA 23240
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4113    FAX: (804)698-4522