Category: Water Quality

Tamara Mining, LLC

2021 Public Notices Tamara Mining, LLC Public Notice (232 KB) Draft Permit (398 KB) Draft Statement of Basis (207 KB) Close of Comments: April 5, 2021 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Woodrow Campbell Type: Groundwater Permits

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February 24, 2021 Agenda: Water Quality Board

Meeting Materials Packet (247 KB) February 24, 2021, Audio Recording February 24, 2021,  Electronic Meeting Notice (426 KB) Agenda Work Meeting Hardship Criteria (Ken Hoffman) Water Quality Board Meeting – Roll Call Electronic Meeting Notice (.Jennifer Grant) Minutes: Approval of Minutes for January 27, 2021, Water Quality Board Meeting (.Jennifer Grant) Executive Secretary’s Report (Erica …

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Wastewater Discharge Permits
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Background If your facility produces, treats, disposes of, or otherwise discharges waste water, you may need a permit from the Utah Division of Water Quality or the Division of Drinking Water. See Rule R317-8. Utah Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (UPDES) for more details. Facilities that produce, treat, dispose of, or otherwise discharge waste water from …

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Wastewater Certification
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Onsite Systems Professional Certification is required for any person who designs, inspects, or maintains underground wastewater disposal systems (defined in Utah Administrative Code R317-4, R317-5 and R317-11) that are self-contained treatment and disposal systems such as septic systems or large underground disposal systems, or who conducts percolation tests or soil evaluations for underground wastewater disposal systems. Wastewater Operator Certification …

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Indirect Discharges to Municipal Sanitary Sewers
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A State permit is needed to discharge into sewers if the municipality or sewer district does not have a State approved pre-treatment program or authority to issue its own permits. Does your facility discharge into a municipal sewer system or sewer district? YES: Contact the Utah Division of Water Quality (801) 536-4300 to determine whether the municipality …

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Storm Water Permits
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The Storm Water Program requires management practices to ensure that pollutants are not transported in surface runoff. The program addresses runoff from construction activities that disturb one or more acres of land; certain industrial facilities depending upon the facility’s Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code; and, small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s). Each of these …

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Ground Water Permits
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Any facility that discharges, or may discharge, pollutants to ground water needs a permit. This includes land application of wastes; waste storage pits, piles, landfills, and dumps; liquid waste storage facilities at large animal feeding operations; mining, milling, metallurgical, and mineral extraction operations (including heap leach facilities); wastewater pits, ponds, and lagoons; and, process water …

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Underground Injection Control Permits
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The Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program protects underground sources of drinking water (USDWs) from contamination by the subsurface emplacement of fluids through injection wells. The UIC Program prohibits injection of fluid containing any contaminant if the presence of that contaminant may cause a violation of any primary drinking water regulation or which may adversely affect …

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Water Quality Related Topics
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Contact DWQ A list of DWQ employees listed by specialty area. Financial Assistance Information on DWQ’s Clean Water State Revolving fund Loan Program. Public Participation Public comment is a prerequisite to challenging permitting decisions. Records Request Form (GRAMA) A form for requesting access to public records. Water Quality Assessment Every other year DWQ compiles all …

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Sandy City

2021 Public Notices Sandy City Public Notice (228 KB) Draft 401 Certification (341 KB) Close of Comments: February 11, 2021 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Leanna Littler Type: 401 Water Quality Certification

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Submit Comments: Draft 303(d) Assessment Methods 2022 Integrated Report

The 303(d) Draft Assessment Methods for the 2022 Integrated Report (IR) are currently available for review and comment. Comments will be accepted from January 20, 2021, to February 26, 2021. The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) will review feedback at the end of the public comment period and will reach out to those who provided …

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Water Quality
2020 State of the Environment Report

The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) safeguards Utah’s 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 Utah Water Quality Act, DWQ: Develops water-quality standards. Issues discharge permits, inspects facilities, and enforces compliance …

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January 27, 2021 Agenda: Water Quality Board

Meeting Materials Packet (6 MB) Audio Recording Minutes (389 KB) Electronic Meetings Notice (430 KB) Agenda Water Quality Board Meeting – Roll Call Electronic Meeting Notice (Gregg Galecki) Minutes: Approval of Minutes for December 2, 2020, Water Quality Board Meeting (Gregg Galecki) Executive Secretary’s Report (Erica Gaddis) Funding Requests: Financial Report (Emily Cantón) Mountain Green …

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Methodology and Guidance: 2022 Integrated Report

States are required under the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 303(d) to compile a list of waters that do not support their designated beneficial uses and submit the list in a biennial Integrated Report to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for approval. Beneficial uses include drinking water, recreation, aquatic life, and agriculture.The 303(d) list identifies …

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