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[REPEALED] (See 9 VAC 25-71) Smith Mountain Lake No-Discharge Zone [9 VAC 25 ‑ 730]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The regulation prohibits the discharge of sewage, whether treated or not, from all vessels into Smith Mountain Lake from Smith Mountain Dam (Gap of Smith Mountain) upstream to the 795.0 foot contour (normal pool elevation) in all tributaries, including waters to above the confluence with Back Creek in the Roanoke River arm, and to the Brooks Mill Bridge (Route 834) on the Blackwater River arm.
State Authority Section 62.1-44.33 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority Section 312(f)(3) of the Clean Water Act

40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 140
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 the public health, safety and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonweatlh.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Melissa Porterfield  / Board Coordinator
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: melissa.porterfield@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)698-4238    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Adoption of Regulations Governing the Discharge of Sewage and Other Wastes from Boats Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/12/2003.
Establishment of Smith Mountain Lake No-Discharge Zone
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/16/2001.