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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2017-00234


CCR details

Tracking Number 2017-00234
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1000 Department of Public Health and Environment
Agency 1002 Water Quality Control Commission (1002 Series)
CCR Number 5 CCR 1002-31
CCR Title REGULATION NO. 31 - THE BASIC STANDARDS AND METHODOLOGIES FOR SURFACE WATER

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 06/12/2017
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2017-00234.pdf
Statutory Authority sections 25-8-202(1)(b), 25-8-204; and 25-8-402, C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues Proposed revisions to Section 31.17, the sections dealing with nutrients.
Purpose/Objective of Rule This regulation establishing basic standards and an antidegradation rule and implementation process and establishing a system for classifying state surface waters, for assigning standards, and for granting temporary modifications (hereinafter referred to as “Regulation”) is the foundation for the classification of the state surface waters of Colorado, as prescribed by the Colorado Water Quality Control Act. It is intended to implement the state Act by maintaining and improving the quality of the state surface waters. This regulation is based on the best available knowledge to insure the suitability of Colorado's waters for beneficial uses including public water supplies, domestic, agricultural, industrial and recreational uses, and the protection and propagation of terrestrial and aquatic life. It is further intended to be consistent with the 1983 and 1985 goals and objectives of the federal Act. This regulation shall be constructed in a manner consistent with these purposes and shall be considered part of the implementation of the 1983 and 1985 goals and objectives.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? No
Hearing Date 10/10/2017
Hearing Time 10:00 AM
Hearing Location Sabin Conference Room, CDPHE, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, CO 80246
Contact Name Nicole Rowan
Contact Title Clean Water Program Manage
Contact Telephone 303-692-3692
Contact email nicole.rowan@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02017-00234.doc
Redline Redline2017-00234.doc
Adopted Date 11/13/2017
AGO requested date 11/13/2017
Attorney General Opinion 11/29/2017
Colorado Register publication date 12/10/2017
Effective Date 12/30/2017
Inserted into CCR 12/28/2017