Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
Potomac-Shenandoah River Basin Water Quality Management Plan [9 VAC 25 ‑ 560]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Water Quality Management Plan for the Potomac-Shenandoah River Basin including the identification of water quality conditions and control measures for attaining or maintaining water quality standards.
State Authority Section 62.1-44.15 (10 ) and Section 62.1-44.15 (13 ) of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Section 303(e) of the Clean Water Act (33 USC Section 1251 et seq.)
40 Code of Federal Regulations 130
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect public health and/or welfare with the least possible costs and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

To identify areas having water quality problems and propose alternative solutions and recommendations for pollution control measures needed to attain water quality standards.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Melissa Porterfield  / Board Coordinator
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4238    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Adoption of Water Quality Management Planning Regulation and repeal of WQM Plans (9 VAC 25-420, 430,440, 450, 452, 460, 470, 480, 490, 500, 510, 520, 530, 540, 550, 560, 570, 572 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/23/2003.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Potomac-Shenandoah River Basin Water Quality Management Plan - Wasteload Allocation Amendment NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 01/01/1900 before the comment period ended.