Comment period open on draft 2020 surface water quality report

by | Jan 6, 2020 1:47PM

The Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ), Water Quality Division (WQD) regulates surface water quality in Wyoming. Section 305(b) of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) requires that a report of the surface water quality condition of each state be provided to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) every two years during even numbered years. In addition, Section 303(d) requires that a list of the impaired waters requiring Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) be provided. Wyoming’s 2020 Integrated 305(b) and 303(d) Report combines the requirements of both sections into a single document.

Comments on the Draft 2020 Integrated Report may be submitted beginning January 6, 2020 and ending at 5:00 p.m. (MST) on February 20, 2020. Written comments should be sent to Ronald Steg, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, 510 Meadowview Drive, Lander, Wyoming, 82520. Electronic comments may only be submitted through and accepted by the WDEQ comment portal provided at http://wq.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com/.

Wyoming’s Draft 2020 Integrated Report is available at WDEQ’s website (http://deq.wyoming.gov/wqd/water-quality-assessment/). If you have any questions regarding Wyoming’s 2020 Integrated Report, please contact Ronald Steg at 307-335-6980 or [email protected].

The above information was provided by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality. 

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