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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 910. General Permit for Use of Surficial Aquifer on the Eastern Shore
4/18/2024

9VAC25-910-60. Authorization to withdraw groundwater from the surficial aquifer of the Eastern Shore.

A. A person granted coverage under the general permit may withdraw groundwater from the surficial aquifer of the Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area, as defined in 9VAC25-910-10, provided that:

1. The applicant submits an application in accordance with 9VAC25-910-80;

2. The applicant remits any required permit application fee;

3. The applicant receives general permit coverage from the Department of Environmental Quality under 9VAC25-910-90 and complies with the limitations and other requirements of the general permit, the general permit coverage letter, and the Ground Water Management Act of 1992 and attendant regulations; and

4. The applicant has not been required to obtain an individual permit under 9VAC25-610 for the proposed project withdrawals. An applicant that is eligible for general permit coverage may, at the applicant's discretion, seek an individual permit instead of coverage under this general permit.

B. Application may be made at any time for an individual permit in accordance with 9VAC25-610.

C. Coverage under this general permit does not relieve the permittee of the responsibility to comply with other applicable federal, state, or local statutes, ordinances, or regulations.

D. The activity to withdraw water shall not have been prohibited by state law or regulations, nor shall it contravene applicable Groundwater Withdrawal Regulations.

E. Coverage under this general permit is not required if the activity is excluded from permitting in accordance with 9VAC25-610-50.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-256 and 62.1-262.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 39, Issue 7, eff. December 21, 2022.

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