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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 220. Surface Water Management Area Regulation

9VAC25-220-280. Complete application required.

A. A complete Surface Water Withdrawal Certificate application to the Department of Environmental Quality shall, as a minimum, consist of the following:

1. General requirements.

a. The location of the water withdrawal, including the name of the waterbody from which the withdrawal is being made;

b. The average daily withdrawal, the maximum withdrawal, and any variations of the withdrawal by season including amounts and times of the day or year during which withdrawals may occur;

c. The use of the withdrawal, including the importance for the need for this use; and

d. Any alternative water supplies or water storage.

2. Specific requirements. Water conservation or management plans as found in subdivision 2 of 9VAC25-220-100.

B. Where an application is considered incomplete the department may require the submission of additional information after an application has been filed, and may suspend processing of any application until such time as the applicant has supplied missing or deficient information and the department considers the application complete. Further, where the applicant becomes aware that he omitted one or more relevant facts from a certificate application, or submitted incorrect information in a certificate application or in any report to the department, he shall immediately submit such facts or the correct information.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-249 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-15-03 § 5.4, eff. June 3, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 39, Issue 5, eff. November 23, 2022.

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