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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 260. Water Quality Standards
1/18/2020

9VAC25-260-460. Yadkin River Basin.

SEC.

CLASS

SP. STDS.

SECTION DESCRIPTION

1

IV

PWS

Yadkin River Basin in Virginia including Ararat River, Johnson Creek, Little Fisher River, Lovills Creek, Pauls Creek and Stewarts Creek - the entire reach of these streams from the Virginia-North Carolina state line to their headwaters.

V

PWS

Stockable Trout Waters in Section 1

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Ararat River from Route 823 upstream to Route 671.

vi

Halls Branch from its confluence with Lovills Creek 4.5 miles upstream.

vi

Johnson Creek from the Virginia-North Carolina state line to its headwaters.

vii

Lovills Creek from the Virginia-North Carolina state line 1.8 miles upstream (to the Natural Resource Conservation Service dam).

vii

Pauls Creek (at the Carroll County line at Route 690) from 6.7 miles above its confluence with Stewarts Creek 4.2 miles upstream.

VI

PWS

Natural Trout Waters in Section 1

iii

Ararat River from Route 671 upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

East Fork Johnson Creek from its confluence with Johnson Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Elk Spur Branch from its confluence with Lovills Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

i

Little Fisher Creek from the Virginia-North Carolina state line upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Little Pauls Creek in the vicinity of Route 692 (4 miles above its confluence with Pauls Creek) upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Lovills Creek and its tributaries from the headwaters of the impoundment formed by the Natural Resource Conservation Service dam to their headwaters.

ii

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

ii

Pauls Creek (Carroll County) from 10.9 miles above its confluence with Stewarts Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

i

South Fork Stewarts Creek from its confluence with Stewarts Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Stewarts Creek below Lambsburg in the vicinity of Route 696 (10.4 miles above its confluence with the Ararat River) to the confluence of the North and South Forks of Stewarts Creek.

iii

Sun Run from its confluence with the Ararat River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

iii

Thompson Creek from its confluence with the Ararat River upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Turkey Creek from its confluence with Stewarts Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

ii

Waterfall Branch from its confluence with Lovills Creek upstream including all named and unnamed tributaries.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-21-08.11, eff. May 25, 1988; amended, Volume 14, Issue 04, eff. December 10, 1997; Volume 26, Issue 12, eff. February 1, 2010; Volume 32, Issue 26, eff. January 24, 2018.

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