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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 260. Water Quality Standards
8/11/2020

9VAC25-260-470. Chowan and Dismal Swamp (Chowan River Subbasin).

SEC.

CLASS

SP. STDS.

SECTION DESCRIPTION

1

II

NEW-21

Blackwater River and its tidal tributaries from the Virginia-North Carolina state line to the end of tidal waters at approximately State Route 611 at river mile 20.90; Nottoway River and its tidal tributaries from the Virginia-North Carolina state line to the end of tidal waters at approximately Route 674.

2

VII

NEW-21

Blackwater River from the end of tidal waters to its headwaters and its free flowing tributaries in Virginia, unless otherwise designated in this chapter.

2a

VII

PWS

Blackwater River and its tributaries from Norfolk's auxiliary raw water intake near Burdette, Virginia, to points 5 miles above the raw water intake, to include Corrowaugh Swamp to a point 5 miles above the raw water intake.

2b

III

Nottoway River from the end of tidal waters to its headwaters and its free flowing tributaries in Virginia, unless otherwise designated in this chapter.

VII

Swamp waters in Section 2b

Assamoosick Swamp and its tributaries from river mile 2.50 to its headwaters.

Black Branch Swamp from its confluence with the Nottoway River to its headwaters.

Butterwood Creek from river mile 4.65 (near Route 622) upstream to river mile 14.59 (near Route 643).

Cabin Point Swamp from its confluence with the Nottoway River to its headwaters.

Cooks Branch from its confluence with Butterwood Creek to river mile 1.08

Gosee Swamp and its tributaries from its confluence with the Nottoway River to river mile 6.88.

Gravelly Run and its tributaries from its confluence with Rowanty Creek to river mile 8.56.

Harris Swamp and its tributaries from its confluence with the Nottoway River to river mile 8.72.

Hatcher Run and its tributaries from its confluence with Rowanty Creek to river mile 19.27 excluding Picture Branch.

Hunting Quarter Swamp and its tributaries from its confluence with the Nottoway River to its headwaters.

Moores and Jones Holes Swamp and tributaries from their confluence with the Nottoway River to its headwaters.

Nebletts Mill Run and its tributaries from its confluence with the Nottoway River to its headwaters.

Raccoon Creek and its tributaries from its confluence with the Nottoway River to its headwaters.

Rowanty Creek and its tributaries from its confluence with the Nottoway River to Gravelly Run.

Southwest Swamp and its tributaries from its confluence with Stony Creek to river mile 8.55.

Three Creek and its tributaries from its confluence with the Nottoway River upstream to its headwaters at Slagles Lake.

2c

III

PWS

Nottoway River and its tributaries from Norfolk's auxiliary raw water intake near Courtland, Virginia, to points 5 miles upstream unless otherwise designated in this chapter.

VII

Swamp waters in Section 2c

Assamoosick Swamp and its tributaries from its confluence with the Nottoway River to river mile 2.50.

2d

(Deleted)

2e

III

PWS

Nottoway River and its tributaries from the Georgia-Pacific and the Town of Jarratt's raw water intakes near Jarratt, Virginia, to points 5 miles above the intakes.

2f

III

PWS

Nottoway River and its tributaries from the Town of Blackstone's raw water intake to points 5 miles upstream.

2g

III

PWS

Lazaretto Creek and its tributaries from Crewe's raw water intake to points 5 miles upstream.

2h

III

PWS

Modest Creek and its tributaries from Victoria's raw water intake to their headwaters.

2i

III

PWS

Nottoway River and its tributaries from the Town of Victoria's raw water intake at the Falls (about 200 feet upstream from State Route 49) to points 5 miles upstream.

2j

III

PWS

Big Hounds Creek from the Town of Victoria's auxiliary raw water intake (on Lunenburg Lake) to its headwaters.

3

III

Meherrin River and its tributaries in Virginia from the Virginia-North Carolina state line to its headwaters, unless otherwise designated in this chapter.

VII

Swamp waters in Section 3

Cattail Creek and its tributaries from its confluence with Fontaine Creek to their headwaters.

Tarrara Creek and its tributaries from its confluence with the Meherrin River to its headwaters.

Fontaine Creek and its tributaries from its confluence with the Meherrin River to Route 301.

3a

III

PWS

Meherrin River and its tributaries from Emporia's water supply dam to points 5 miles upstream.

3b

III

PWS

Great Creek from Lawrenceville's raw water intake to a point 7.6 miles upstream.

3c

III

PWS

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

3d

III

PWS

Flat Rock Creek from Kenbridge's raw water intake upstream to its headwaters.

3e

III

PWS

Meherrin River and its tributaries from South Hill's raw water intake to points 5 miles upstream.

3f

III

Couches Creek from a point 1.6 miles downstream from the Industrial Development Authority discharge to its headwaters.

4

III

Free flowing tributaries to the Chowan River in Virginia unless otherwise designated in this section.

VII

Swamp waters in Section 4

Unnamed tributary to Buckhorn Creek from its headwaters to the Virginia-North Carolina state line.

Somerton Creek and its tributaries from the Virginia-North Carolina state line at river mile 0.00 upstream to river mile 13.78.

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 VR680-21-08.12, eff. May 25, 1988; 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; Volume 32, Issue 26, eff. June 27, 2017.

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