WVDEP Holding Public Meeting on Water Quality Standards June 13


CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Water Quality Standards Program will hold its quarterly public meeting on Tuesday, June 13.

The meeting will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at WVDEP headquarters in Kanawha City at 601 57th Street SE.

WVDEP representatives will discuss the outcome of the 2017 Legislative session with respect to Water Quality Standards, including statutory changes considered by Legislature involving harmonic mean and overlapping mixing zones. WVDEP also invites members of the public to present information in regard to any desired changes to West Virginia’s Water Quality Standards (WQS) rule (47 CSR 2). Please contact Laura Cooper at (304) 926-0499 ext. 1110 in advance for placement on the agenda.

Related materials in advance of this meeting may be found as they become available at:
http://www.dep.wv.gov/WWE/Programs/wqs/Pages/WQSpublicmeetings.aspx, and materials from previous meetings may be found at http://www.dep.wv.gov/WWE/Programs/wqs/Pages/wqsarchives.aspx.

For more DEP news and information, go to www.dep.wv.gov. Also, be sure to connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter and find us on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.” For specific information about our REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan), West Virginia Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), West Virginia Watershed Improvement Branch, Youth Environmental Program and Human Resources initiatives, connect on Facebook.


Jake Glance
(304) 926-0499 ext. 1335