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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 600. Designated Groundwater Management Areas

9VAC25-600-20. Declaration of groundwater management areas.

A. The board hereby orders the declaration of the eastern part of Virginia as a groundwater management area. This area shall be known as the Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Area. This area encompasses the counties of Charles City, Essex, Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, King George, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Prince George, Richmond, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, Westmoreland, and York; the areas of Caroline, Chesterfield, Fairfax, Hanover, Henrico, Prince William, Spotsylvania, and Stafford counties east of Interstate 95; and the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Hopewell, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg.

B. The board hereby orders the declaration of the Eastern Shore of Virginia as a groundwater management area. This area shall be known as the Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area. The area encompasses the counties of Accomack and Northampton.

C. All aquifers located between the land surface and basement rock within the geographic area defined will be included in the area and will be subject to the corrective controls set forth in the Act.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-256 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-13-04 § 2, eff. December 6, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 26, eff. October 10, 2013; Volume 30, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2014; Volume 30, Issue 18, eff. June 4, 2014.

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