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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 260. Water Quality Standards
1/25/2020

9VAC25-260-420. James River Basin (Middle).

SEC.

CLASS

SP. STDS.

SECTION DESCRIPTION

6

III

James River and its tributaries from the fall line at Richmond (Mayo's Bridge, 14th Street) to the Rockfish River unless otherwise designated in this chapter.

7

(Deleted)

7a

(Deleted)

8

III

James River and its tributaries from the low water dam above 14th Street Bridge to Richmond's raw water intake at Williams Island Dam.

9

III

PWS,n

James River and its tributaries, unless otherwise designated in this chapter, from Richmond's raw water intake at Douglasdale Road, inclusive of the Williams Island Dam intake, the Henrico County raw water intake and the Benedictine Society's raw water intake to river mile 127.26 (at latitude 37°35'24"; longitude 77°42'33") near public landing site.

9a

III

PWS,o

Tuckahoe Creek and its tributaries from its confluence with the James River to its headwaters.

VII

Swamp waters in Section 9a

Tuckahoe Creek from its confluence with Little Tuckahoe Creek to the confluence with the James River.

10

III

James River and its tributaries from a point at latitude 37°40'32"; longitude 77°54'08" to, and including the Rockfish River, unless otherwise designated in this chapter.

V

Stockable Trout Waters in Section 10

vii

Lynch River from the upper Route 810 crossing near the intersection of Route 628 2.9 miles upstream (to Ivy Creek).

***

Rockfish Creek from its confluence with the South Fork Rockfish River to its headwaters.

VI

Natural Trout Waters in Section 10

ii

Doyles River from 6.4 miles above its confluence with Moormans River above Browns Cove at Route 629 including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Fork Hollow from its confluence with Ivy Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Ivy Creek (Greene County) from its confluence with the Lynch River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Jones Falls Run from its confluence with Doyles River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Little Stony Creek (Nelson County) from its confluence with Stony Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iv

Mill Creek (Nelson County) from its confluence with Goodwin Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Mutton Hollow from its confluence with Swift Run upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iv

Pauls Creek (Nelson County) from 1.3 miles above its confluence with the North Fork Rockfish River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iv

Rodes Creek from its confluence with Goodwin Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

South Fork Rockfish River from 8 miles above its confluence with the Rockfish River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Spruce Creek (Nelson County) from 1.5 miles above its confluence with the South Fork Rockfish River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Stony Creek (Nelson County) from 1 mile above its confluence with the South Fork Rockfish River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Swift Run from 14.5 miles above its confluence with the North Fork Rivanna River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

10a

III

PWS

James River at river mile 127.26 near the public landing site and its tributaries from, and including, Little River to 5 miles above State Farm's raw water intake, including Beaverdam and Courthouse Creeks, to their headwaters.

10b

(Deleted.)

10c

III

Willis River and its tributaries within Cumberland State Forest.

10d

III

PWS

Johnson Creek above the Schuyler (Nelson County Service Authority) raw water intake to its headwaters.

10e

III

PWS

Totier Creek and its tributaries from the Scottsville (Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority) raw water intake to their headwaters (including the Reservoir).

10f

III

Powell Creek and its tributaries from its confluence with the Rivanna River upstream to their headwaters.

10g

III

PWS

Beaver Creek and its tributaries from the Crozet (Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority) raw water intake upstream to their headwaters (including the reservoir).

10h

III

PWS

Mechums River and its tributaries from the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority's raw water intake to points 5 miles upstream.

10i

III

PWS

Moormans River and its tributaries from the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority's raw water intake to points 5 miles upstream (including Sugar Hollow Reservoir).

VI

Natural Trout Waters in Section 10i

ii

North Fork Moormans River from its confluence with Moormans River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Pond Ridge Branch from its confluence with the North Fork Moormans River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

South Fork Moormans River from its confluence with Moormans River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

10j

III

PWS

South Fork Rivanna River and its tributaries to their headwaters; except Ivy Creek, from the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority's South Fork Rivanna River Dam to its confluence with the Moormans River, and Ivy Creek to a point 5 miles above the dam.

10k

III

PWS

James River and its tributaries from Fork Union Sanitary District's raw water intake (just below the Route 15 bridge) to points 5 miles upstream, including the Slate River to a point 5 miles above the intake.

10l

III

Lake Monticello in Fluvanna County.

10m

III

PWS

Rivanna River and its tributaries from the raw water intake for Lake Monticello (about 2.76 miles above the Route 600 bridge in Fluvanna County) to points 5 miles upstream.

10n

III

PWS

Ragged Mountain Reservoir (intake for the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority) including its tributaries to their headwaters.

10o

III

PWS

The North Fork Rivanna River and its tributaries from the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority's raw water intake (approximately 1/4 mile upstream of the U. S. Route 29 bridge north of Charlottesville) to points 5 miles upstream.

10p

III

PWS

Troublesome Creek in Buckingham County from Buckingham County's raw water intake point at a flood control dam south of the Route 631 bridge to a point 5 miles upstream.

10q

III

PWS

Allen Creek and its tributaries from the Wintergreen Mountain Village's primary raw water intake at Lake Monocan to a point upstream at latitude 37°53'59"; longitude 78°53'14".

10r

III

PWS

Stony Creek from the diversion structure at latitude 37°54'00"; longitude 78°53'47" to its headwaters inclusive of the Stony Creek raw water intake just upstream of the Peggy's Pinch booster pump station.

10s

III

PWS

Mechunk Creek and its tributaries from the Department of Corrections raw water intake (at the US Route 250 bridge ) to points 5 miles upstream.

11

III

ESW-7, 8, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27

James River and its tributaries from, but not including, the Rockfish River to Balcony Falls, unless otherwise designated in this chapter.

V

Stockable Trout Waters in Section 11

vi

Dancing Creek from the junction of Routes 610 and 641 to its headwaters.

vi

North Fork Buffalo River from its confluence with the Buffalo River 1.8 miles upstream.

vi

Pedlar River from the confluence of Enchanted Creek to Lynchburg's raw water intake.

vi

Terrapin Creek from its confluence with Otter Creek to its headwaters.

***

Tye River from Tyro upstream to its confluence with the South and North Fork Tye Rivers.

VI

Natural Trout Waters in Section 11

ii

Big Branch from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Bluff Creek from its confluence with Enchanted Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Browns Creek from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Campbell Creek (Nelson County) from its confluence with the Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Cove Creek from its confluence with the North Fork Buffalo River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Coxs Creek from its confluence with the Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Crabtree Creek (Nelson County) from its confluence with the South Fork Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Crawleys Creek from its confluence with the Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Cub Creek (Nelson County) from 1.4 miles above its confluence with the Tye River (in the vicinity of Route 699), upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Davis Mill Creek from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Durham Run from its confluence with the North Fork Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Elk Pond Branch from its confluence with the North Fork Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Enchanted Creek from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Georges Creek from its confluence with the Little Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Greasy Spring Branch from its confluence with the South Fork Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Harpers Creek from its confluence with the Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

King Creek from its confluence with the Little Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Lady Slipper Run from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Little Cove Creek from its confluence with the North Fork Buffalo River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Little Irish Creek from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Little Piney River from its confluence with the Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

i

Louisa Spring Branch from its confluence with the North Fork Piney River 1.6 miles upstream.

ii

Maidenhead Branch from its confluence with the South Fork Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Meadow Creek (Nelson County) from its confluence with the South Fork Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Mill Creek (Nelson County) from its confluence with the North Fork Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Mill Creek (Nelson County) from its confluence with the South Fork Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Nicholson Run from its confluence with Lady Slipper Run upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

North Fork Buffalo River from 1.8 miles above its confluence with the Buffalo River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

i

North Fork Piney River from its confluence with the Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

North Fork Thrashers Creek from its confluence with Thrashers Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

North Fork Tye River from its confluence with the Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

(North Fork Tye River from its confluence with the Tye River 1.6 miles upstream.)

ii

(North Fork Tye River from 1.6 miles above its confluence with the Tye River 8.3 miles upstream.)

iii

Pedlar River from 5 miles above Lynchburg's raw water intake upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Piney River from river mile 13.3 upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Pompey Creek from its confluence with the Little Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Reed Creek from the junction of Routes 764 and 638 upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Rocky Branch from its confluence with the North Fork Buffalo River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Rocky Run (Nelson County) from 1.6 miles above its confluence with the Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

i

Shoe Creek (Nelson County) from its confluence with Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Silver Creek from its confluence with the Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

South Fork Piney River from its confluence with the Piney River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

South Fork Tye River from its confluence with the Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Statons Creek from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Wheelers Run from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

White Rock Creek (Nelson County) from its confluence with the North Fork Tye River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Wiggins Branch from its confluence with Statons Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

11a

III

PWS

Unnamed tributary to Williams Creek from Sweet Briar College's (inactive) raw water intake to its headwaters.

11b

III

PWS

Buffalo River and its tributaries from Amherst's raw water intake to points 5 miles upstream.

11c

III

PWS

Black Creek and its tributaries from the Nelson County Service Authority intake (approximately 1000 feet downstream of the Route 56 bridge) upstream to their headwaters (including the reservoir).

11d

III

James River and its tributaries from a point 0.25 mile above the confluence of the Tye River to Six Mile Bridge.

11e

III

James River and its tributaries, excluding Blackwater Creek, from Six Mile Bridge to the Business Route 29 bridge in Lynchburg.

11f

(Deleted)

11g

III

PWS

James River and its tributaries from the Business Route 29 bridge in Lynchburg to Reusens Dam to include the City of Lynchburg's alternate raw water intake at the Route 29 bridge and the Amherst County Service Authority's intake on Harris and Graham Creeks.

11h

III

PWS

James River and its tributaries, excluding the Pedlar River, from Reusens Dam to Coleman Dam, including the Eagle Eyrie raw water intake on an unnamed tributary to Judith Creek 1.0 mile from the confluence with Judith Creek, to its headwaters, and also the City of Lynchburg's raw water intake on the James River at Abert.

11i

III

PWS,ESW-5, 8, 2, 23

Pedlar River and its tributaries from Lynchburg's raw water intake to points 5 miles upstream.

V

Stockable Trout Waters in Section 11i

vi

Pedlar River from Lynchburg's raw water intake to a point 5 miles upstream.

VI

Natural Trout Waters in Section 11i

ii

Brown Mountain Creek from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Roberts Creek from its confluence with the Pedlar River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

11j

III

James River and its tributaries from the Owens-Illinois raw water intake near Big Island to Balcony Falls.

V

Stockable Trout Waters in Section 11j

vi

Battery Creek from its confluence with the James River to its headwaters.

vi

Cashaw Creek from its confluence with the James River to its headwaters.

vi

Otter Creek from its confluence with the James River to a point 4.9 miles upstream.

vi

Rocky Row Run from its confluence with the James River to its headwaters.

VI

Natural Trout Waters in Section 11j

iii

Falling Rock Creek from its confluence with Peters Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Hunting Creek from a point 3.7 miles from its confluence with the James River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Otter Creek from 4.9 miles above its confluence with the James River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Peters Creek from a point 0.2 mile above its confluence with the James River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

11k

(Deleted)

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-44.15 of the Code of Virginia; 33 USC § 1251 et seq. of the federal Clean Water Act; 40 CFR Part 131.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-21-08.7, eff. July 1, 1992; amended, Volume 14, Issue 04, eff. December 10, 1997; Volume 20, Issue 09, eff. February 12, 2004; Volume 26, Issue 12, eff. February 1, 2010.

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