Category: Water Quality

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 ( KB) 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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Green River City

2019 Public Notice The City of Green River Public Notice (79 KB) Fact Sheet Statement of Basis (174 KB) Wasteload Analysis (1 MB) Draft Permit (227 KB) Close of Comments: January 17, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Danielle Lenz Type: UPDES Discharge Permits

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Sunscape Farms

2019 Public Notices Sunscape Farms, LLC Public Notice (81 KB) Draft 401 Certification (10 MB) Close of Comments: December 23, 2019 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Leanna Littler Type: 401 Water Quality Certification

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Monterey Properties

2019 Public Notices Monterey Properties, LLC Public Notice (90 KB) Draft 401 Certification (5 MB) Close of Comments: December 23, 2019 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Leanna Littler Type: 401 Water Quality Certification

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Ashley Valley Operating Facility

2019 Public Notice Ashley Valley Operating Facility, UT0000035 Public Notice (80 KB) Modified Fact Sheet Statement of Basis (38 KB) Modified Draft Permit (194 KB) Close of Comments: January 3, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Danielle Lenz Type: UPDES Discharge Permits

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GT Medical Holdings

2019 Public Notices GT Medical Holdings Public Notice (70 KB) Draft 401 Certification (70 KB) Close of Comments: December 18, 2019 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Leanna Littler Type: 401 Water Quality Certification

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Great Salt Lake Studies

Mercury in the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Assessment of Mercury in the Great Salt Lake, Utah 2008 (2 MB) Great Salt Lake Water Quality Paleolimnological Study Effects of Wastewater Influx and Hydrologic Modification on Algal Production in the Great Salt Lake of Utah by Peter Leavitt, Lynda Bunting, Katrina Moser, and Craig Woodward. 2012 (671KB) …

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Great Salt Lake Wetlands

Great Salt Lake supports a wide variety of wetland habitats occurring as both fringe wetlands along the shore and as impounded wetlands within embankments adjacent to the lake. Wetlands around Great Salt Lake cover approximately 360,000 acres, accounting for approximately 80% of Utah’s wetland areas. These wetlands support migrating and breeding birds and other wildlife …

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Pitman Family Farms

Jump to: Public Notices 2020 DWQ 2019 DWQ 2020 Public Notices Pitman Family Farms Public Notice (67 KB) Settlement Agreement (168 KB) Close of Comments: February 18, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Sarah Leavitt Type: Enforcement Actions 2019 Public Notices Pitman Family Farms Public Notice (44 KB) Draft TBPEL Implementation Date Variance (34 KB) Close …

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Orem City

2019 Public Notices Orem City Public Notice (73 KB) Draft TBPEL Implementation Date Variance (34 KB) Draft TBPEL Variance – Reuse (56 KB) Close of Comments: December 16, 2019 Public Hearing: None Contact (E-mail): Danielle Lenz Type: General Water Quality

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