Category: Water Quality

Water Quality: Only Flush Toilet Paper

Water Quality: Only Flush Toilet Paper

The COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in residents flushing other paper products down the toilet. This has caused an increase in backed-up toilets and overflowing sewer lines in Utah and across the country. Even wipes marketed as “flushable” will clog pipes.

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March 25, 2020 Agenda: Water Quality Board

Meeting Materials Audio Agenda (251 KB) Packet (4 MB) Minutes: Approval of minutes for February 26, 2020 Water Quality Board Meeting (Jennifer Grant) Executive Secretary’s Report (Erica Gaddis) Funding Requests: Financial Report (Emily Cantón) Intended Use Plan (Emily Cantón) South Davis Sewer District – Reauthorization (Ken Hoffman) Lewiston City – Authorization (John Mackey) Millville City …

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Water Quality Permitting

Facilities that produce, treat, dispose of or otherwise discharge waste water may need permits from the Division of Water Quality. The Environmental Protection Agency has delegated authority to Utah to administer its own water quality regulatory programs which EPA still runs in many other states. Necessary Permits Surface Water Discharge Permits Discharging waste water to …

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Black Iron, LLC

2020 Public Notice Black Iron, LLC: Iron Mountain Mine—Ground Water Discharge Permit No. UGW210011 Public Notice (231 KB) Draft Statement of Basis (218 KB) Draft GW Discharge Permit (355 KB) GW Permit Application (27 MB) Close of Comments: April 6, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (Email): Brian Hamos Type: Ground Water Discharge Permit

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March 3, 2020 Agenda: Water Quality Finance Committee

Meeting Materials Audio Next Meeting March 3, 2020–Work Meeting Begins at 2:00 pm DEQ Red Rocks Room 3132 195 North 1950 West Salt Lake City, UT 84116 Agenda (236 KB) Introduction: Project Summaries: Scope/Priority/Schedule/Hardship (Attachment 1) Funds Balance incl. cash flow (Attachment 2) Future projects pipeline Price River WID – $3.2M, 50:50 with CIB Spanish …

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Sierra Homes

2020 Public Notices Public Notice (64 KB) Close of Comments: March 25 Public Hearing: None Contact (Email): Ryan Curtin Type: Expedited Settlement Offer

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February 26, 2020 Agenda: Water Quality Board

Meeting Materials Audio Meeting Materials (3.4 MB) Minutes (376 KB) Next Meeting February 26, 2020–8:30 am DEQ Board Room 1015 195 North 1950 West Salt Lake City, UT 84116 Agenda (77 KB) Water Quality Board Meeting – Roll Call Minutes: Approval of minutes for January 22, 2020, Water Quality Board Meeting (Jennifer Grant) Executive Secretary’s Report …

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Ogden City Corporation

2020 Public Notices: Water Quality Facility Name: Ogden City Corporation Public Notice (81 KB) Draft 401 Certification (10.5 MB) Close of Comments: February 11, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Leanna Littler Type: 401 Water Quality Certification

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Wetland Water Quality Standards

The goal of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality-Utah Division of Water Quality (UDWQ) FY16-FY17 Wetland Program Development Grant (WPDG) was to develop a designated use category and appropriate narrative criteria for Utah wetlands based on previously developed water resource and wetland planning tools. Two tasks were completed in support of this goal. First, Conservation …

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Utah Updated 2020 HAB Guidance

Recently, EPA finalized their guidance as Clean Water Act 304(a) human health criteria, and now, Utah is incorporating these updated thresholds into our guidance. View the Guidance Summary to see updated guidance thresholds or to provide public comment.

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Basin Western Inc.

2020 Public Notice Basin Western Inc. Public Notice (66 KB) Settlement Agreement (16 KB) Close of Comments: February 24, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Kevin Okleberry Type: Enforcement Actions

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January 22, 2020 Agenda: Water Quality Board

Meeting Materials Audio Meeting Minutes (3.3 MB) January 22, 2020–8:30 a.m. DEQ Board Room 1015 195 North 1950 West Salt Lake City, UT 84116 Packet (653 KB) Minutes: Approval of minutes for November 6, 2019, Water Quality Board Meeting (Jennifer Grant) Executive Secretary’s Report (Erica Gaddis) Informational Items: Water Banking Legislation (Nathan Bracken, Smith Hartvigsen, PLLC) …

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Water Quality
2019 State of the Environment Report

Jump to: Water Infrastructure Investments Monitoring and Assessment Nonpoint Source Pollution Program Permitting Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) protects surface and groundwater through programs designed to protect, maintain, and enhance the quality of Utah’s waters. To ensure that the state’s waters meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act and …

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