Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
[Repealed] Order Declaring the Eastern Shore of Virginia - Accomack and Northampton Counties - as a Critical Ground Water Area (See 9VAC25-600) [9 VAC 25 ‑ 620]
|Description||Establishes a ground water management area composed of the counties of Accomack and Northampton. [Note, this groundwater management area was incorporated into 9VAC25-600.]|
|State Authority||Sections 62.1-245 - 62.1-270 of the Code of Virginia|
|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 minimize the impacts of new permitted withdrawals on pre-existing ground water users to be measured by the number of documented reports of unmitigated impacts on existing ground water users attributable to permitted withdrawals.
To preserve existing high quality ground water for future beneficial uses to be measured by the number of documented reports of ground water quality declines (specifically increases in chloride concentrations) at permitted withdrawal sites with ground water quality monitoring requirements.
|Name / Title:||Scott Kudlas|
629 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
|Telephone:||(804)698-4456 FAX: (804)698-4032 TDD: (804)698-4021|