Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Water Quality Standards [9 VAC 25 ‑ 260]
Designate a segment of the North River within George Washington National Forest and a segment of Little Stony Creek within Jefferson National Forest as Exceptional State Waters
Action 2556
General Information
Action Summary The proposed amendment to the Antidegradation Policy section (9 VAC 25-260-30) of the State's Water Quality Standards regulation would designate a segment of the North River in Augusta County and a segment of Little Stony Creek in Scott County for special protection as an Exceptional State Water (9 VAC 25-260-30.A.3.c).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [001112]
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
4462 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/22/2008.
Contact Information
Name / Title: David C. Whitehurst 
Address: 629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4121    FAX: (804)698-4116