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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 260. Water Quality Standards
10/24/2020

9VAC25-260-530. York River Basin.

SEC.

CLASS

SP. STDS

SECTION DESCRIPTION

1

II

a,aa

York River and the tidal portions of its tributaries from Goodwin Neck and Sandy Point upstream to Thorofare Creek and Little Salem Creek near West Point; Mattaponi River and the tidal portions of its tributaries from Little Salem Creek to the end of tidal waters; Pamunkey River and the tidal portions of its tributaries from Thorofare Creek near West Point to the end of tidal waters.

2

III

Free flowing tributaries of the York River, free flowing tributaries of the Mattaponi River to Clifton and the Pamunkey River to Romancoke, unless otherwise designated in this chapter.

2a

III

PWS

Waller Mill Reservoir and its drainage area above Waller Mill dam which serves as a raw water supply for the City of Williamsburg.

2b

III

PWS

Jones Pond (a tributary of Queen Creek near Williamsburg which serves as the raw water supply for Cheatham Annex Naval Station) and its tributaries to points 5 miles upstream.

3

III

Free flowing portions of the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Rivers, free flowing tributaries of the Mattaponi above Clifton, and free flowing tributaries of the Pamunkey above Romancoke, unless otherwise designated in this chapter.

VII

Swamp waters in Section 3.

Garnetts Creek and tributaries from the head of tidal waters upstream to include Dickeys Swamp and its tributaries.

Herring Creek from its headwaters at river mile 17.2 downstream to the confluence with the Mattaponi River and three named tributaries: Dorrell Creek, Fork Bridge Creek and Millpond Creek from their headwaters to their confluence with Herring Creek.

Hornquarter Creek from its confluence with the Pamunkey River to its headwaters.

Jacks Creek and tributaries from the head of tidal waters to their headwaters.

Matadequin Creek and its tributaries, from below an unnamed tributary to Matadequin Creek at river mile 9.93 (between Route 350 and Sandy Valley Creek) downstream to its confluence with the Pamunkey River.

Mattaponi River from its confluence with Maracossic Creek at river mile 57.17 to the head of tidal waters.

Mechumps Creek from the confluence with Slayden Creek to the Pamunkey River, Slayden Creek and its tributaries to their headwaters, and Campbell Creek from the unnamed tributary at river mile 3.86 downstream to the confluence with Mechumps Creek.

Monquin (Moncuin) Creek and its tributaries from the head of tidal waters to their headwaters.

Reedy Creek from its headwaters to its confluence with Reedy Millpond at river mile 1.06.

Totopotomoy Creek from its confluence with the Pamunkey River to its headwaters.

3a

III

PWS

South Anna River and its tributaries from Ashland's raw water intake to a point 5 miles upstream.

3b

III

PWS

Northeast Creek and its tributaries from the Louisa County Water Authority's impoundment dam (approximately 0.125 mile upstream of Route 33) to their headwaters.

3c

III

South Anna River from Route 15 upstream to a point 1.5 miles below the effluent from the Gordonsville Sewage Treatment Plant.

3d

III

PWS

Ni River and its tributaries from Spotsylvania's raw water intake near Route 627 to their headwaters.

3e

III

PWS

The North Anna River and its tributaries from Hanover County's raw water intake near Doswell (approximately 0.5 mile upstream from State Route 30) to points 5 miles upstream.

3f

III

PWS

Stevens Mill Run from the Lake Caroline water impoundment and other tributaries into the impoundment upstream to their headwaters.

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 VR680-21-08.18, eff. May 25, 1988; amended, Volume 14, Issue 04, eff. December 10, 1997; Volume 20, Issue 09, eff. February 12, 2004; Volume 22, Issue 11, eff. January 12, 2006; Volume 26, Issue 12, eff. February 1, 2010; Volume 32, Issue 26, eff. June 27, 2017.

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