Category: Water Quality

2018/2020 Integrated Report: Call for Data

Call for Data Updates Open: May 21, 2019, to July 20, 2019 DWQ is pleased to announce that the 60-day Call for Data (168 KB) is now open for the combined 2018/2020 Integrated Report (IR). Data Submission Registration and Training Submissions for the combined 2018/2020 IR Call for Data must follow DWQ and EPA’s Water …

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Wasteload Analysis for Developing Permit Limits

Introduction A waste load allocation (WLA) is the portion of a receiving water’s assimilative capacity that is allocated to one of its existing or future point sources of pollution. DWQ conducts a waste load analysis to calculate the maximum amount of a pollutant that a waterbody can receive and still meet water quality standards. Computer …

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Supporting Documents for Rule Changes to Water Quality Standards

Summaries are compilations provided to identify the specific date a rule change was proposed. Complete supporting materials are found in the specific date links below. 2010-2012 Summary Date Proposed to Water Quality Board June 26, 2013 February 20, 2013 January 23, 2013 January 25, 2012 September 28, 2011 May 18, 2011 August 25, 2010 March …

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Standards and Technical Services Subworkgroups

The Water Quality Standards Workgroup is seeking participants for subworkgroups to assist in drafting changes to Standards of Quality for Waters of the State. Any interested persons can participate. Current topics include: Narrative Standard and biological criteria, 401 Certifications, Antidegradation, and Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Standards. For more information contact Chris Bittner. The outline below …

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Antidegradation Subworkgroup

Disclaimer: Documents on this page may be draft or deliberative and should not be construed to represent the position of the Director of the Utah Water Quality Board, the Utah Division of Water Quality, or workgroup members. This page is maintained for the convenience of workgroup members. Jump to: Document Archive Meeting Schedule Supporting Materials …

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Triennial Review 2008

The following documents are provided as supporting documentation for the proposed changes to the Utah Water Quality Standards (WQS) as of July 15, 2008. Antidegradation Example Antidegradation Review Wording Assessment Methodology Dissolved Oxygen Wording E. coli Wording Fact Sheet: Great Salt Lake Selenium Fact Sheet: Proposed Revisions: Triennial Review 2008 Final Proposed Changes to R317-002 …

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