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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 71. Regulations Governing the Discharge of Sewage and Other Wastes from Boats
2/18/2020

9VAC25-71-70. Listing of Designated No Discharge Zones in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The following are designated no discharge zones:

1. Smith Mountain Lake in the counties of Bedford, Franklin and Pittsylvania, Virginia, from Smith Mountain Dam (Gap of Smith Mountain) upstream to the 795.0 foot contour (normal pool elevation) in all tributaries, including waters to above the confluence with Back Creek in the Roanoke River arm, and to the Brooks Mill Bridge (Route 834) on the Blackwater River arm.

2. The Lynnhaven River Watershed in the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia, including all contiguous waters south of the Lesner Bridge at Lynnhaven Inlet (latitude 36°54'27.90" N and longitude 76°05'30.90" W) and north of the watershed break point at the intersection of West Neck Creek and Dam Neck Road (latitude 36°47'17.60" N and longitude 76°04'14.62" W).

3. Broad Creek, Jackson Creek, and Fishing Bay Watersheds in lower Middlesex County, Virginia: the Broad Creek Watershed No Discharge Zone is defined as all contiguous waters south of the line formed between the points formed by latitude 37°33'46.3" N and longitude -76°18'45.9" W and north to latitude 37°33'47.4" N and longitude -76°19'24.7" W. The Jackson Creek Watershed No Discharge Zone is defined as all contiguous waters west of the of the line formed between the points formed by latitude 37°32'40" N and longitude -76°19'40.6" W at Stove Point Neck and latitude 37°32'46.8" N and longitude -76°19'15.6" W at the western point of the entrance to the eastern prong of Jackson Creek. The Fishing Bay Watershed No Discharge Zone is defined as all contiguous waters north of the line formed between the points formed by latitude 37°32'01.9" N and longitude -76°21'43.5" W at the southernmost tip of Bland Point and latitude 37°31'29.4" N and longitude -76°19'53.6" W at the southernmost tip of Stove Point. This area includes all of Fishing Bay and encompasses Moore Creek and Porpoise Cove.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-44 of the Code of Virginia; 33 USC § 1322.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 19, Issue 14, eff. April 23, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 15, eff. May 2, 2007; Volume 26, Issue 06, eff. December 23, 2009.

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