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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 40. Regulation for Nutrient Enriched Waters and Dischargers within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
1/19/2020

9VAC25-40-30. Strategy for "Nutrient Enriched Waters" Outside of Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

A. All dischargers authorized by VPDES permits to discharge 1.0 MGD or more to "nutrient enriched waters" shall meet a monthly average total phosphorus effluent limitation of 2.0 mg/l.

B. New dischargers as defined in 9VAC25-31 with a permit issued after July 1, 1988, and are authorized by VPDES permits to discharge 0.050 MGD or more to "nutrient enriched waters" shall be required to meet a monthly average total phosphorus effluent limitation of 2.0 mg/l.

C. This regulation shall not be construed to relax any effluent limitation concerning a nutrient that is imposed under any other requirement of state or federal law.

D. Any discharger to "nutrient enriched waters" that is located within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed is not subject to the requirements of this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-44.15 of the Code of Virginia; § 303 of the federal Clean Water Act.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-14-02 § 3, eff. May 25, 1988; amended, Volume 22, Issue 03, eff. November 16, 2005.

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