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Petition No. 1999-01

LCB File No. R017-99

Date Received by Commission: 10/20/1998

Summary: Water Quality Standards & Health Division drinking standard

Current Status: Codification completed 7/31/00 by LCB

Nevada Administrative Code: 445A.070 to 445A.348

Permanent Adoption/Hearing: 09/09/1999

Temporary Adoption: 12/09/1998

Effective/Filed: 09/27/1999

Codified by LCB: 07/31/2000

Petitioner: NDEP / Bureau of Water Pollution Control

Description of Petition:

Petition 1999-01 (LCB R017-99) is permanent regulation amending NAC 445A.121, 445A.143, 445A.213 of the water pollution control regulations. The regulations were amended to add the term "surface" in describing standards applicable to all waters. NAC 445A.143, the Colorado River salinity standards, was amended to include the term "flow weighted annual average". NAC 445A.213, the minimum quality criteria applicable to interstate waters, was repealed. Definitions for "annual mean flow" and "flow weighted annual average were added since the adoption of the temporary regulation. The regulations were amended to change the reference for limits in drinking water standards from the U.S. Public Health Service to those adopted by the Nevada State Board of Health.

Annotated History of the Petition:

Petition 1999-01 received by the SEC on 10/20/98 as a temporary regulation; before the SEC on 12/9/98 for adoption; amended and adopted on 12/9/98; to Sec of State on 12/14/98; expires 11/1/1999 as a temporary regulation; received permanent draft from LCB 7/7/1999. Adopted by SEC on 9/9/1999; to LCB on 9/14/1999 for Permanent filing; before Leg Commission 9/27/1999; approved; filed w/Sec State on 9/27/1999; codified 7/31/2000 by LCB.

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