Category: Ground Water

Current Permits:
Utah Ground Water Quality Protection Program

Jump to: Ground Water Discharge Permits (Current) Underground Injection Control Permits Ground Water Discharge Permits Ground Water Discharge Permit Application Package Ground Water Permitting Information Document (12/2006) Utah Guidance for Constructing Liquid Waste Storage Facilities for Animal Feeding Operations (AFO) (02/2007) Ground Water Discharge Permits (Current) Permittee Permitted Facility/Operation Permit No. Statement of Basis Manager …

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Classes:
Utah Ground Water Quality Protection Program

Utah classifies ground water according to Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) concentration and contaminant concentration as follows: Class I Class II Class III Class IV Class I Ground Water CLASS I ground water is subdivided into three subclasses: Class IA, Class IB, and Class IC. Class IA Class IA ground water is referred to as Pristine …

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Compliance Monitoring:
Utah Ground Water Quality Protection Program

There are two primary types of compliance monitoring for ground water discharge permits: Best Available Technology Ground Water Quality Best Available Technology (BAT) The purpose of BAT monitoring is to evaluate the performance of discharge control and containment systems for compliance with permit performance standards. For example, BAT for industrial wastewater ponds and tailings impoundments …

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Glossary:
Utah Ground Water Quality Protection Program

A Aquifer A geologic formation, group of geologic formations or part of a geologic formation that contains sufficiently saturated permeable material to yield usable quantities of water to wells and springs. B Background Concentration The concentration of a pollutant in ground water upgradient or lateral hydraulically equivalent point from a facility, practice or activity which …

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Outreach and Education:
Utah Ground Water Quality Protection Program

Jump to: Community Outreach Local Partnership Program Implementation Make a Difference Outreach Contact Education GW Protection Strategy Community Outreach The Division of Water Quality has been actively protecting Utah’s ground water resources since the Administrative Rules for Ground Water Quality Protection were promulgated in 1989. Ground water discharge permits are issued to facilities with large …

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Permitted-by-Rule Facilities:
Utah Ground Water Quality Protection Program

Jump to: PBR Facilities PBR Facility Responsibility Permitting a PBR Facility The following facilities are considered to be permitted-by-rule under the Utah Ground Water Quality Protection Program and are not required to obtain a ground water discharge permit provided they do not cause ground water to exceed ground water quality standards or the applicable class …

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