Chapter 10 Water Quality Standards (Kentucky)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Kentucky|
|Name||Chapter 10 Water Quality Standards (Kentucky)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
This administrative regulation establishes procedures to protect the surface waters of the Commonwealth, and thus protect water resources. It states the designated uses of surface water and establishes a methodology to implement the antidegradation policy. The regulation establishes water quality standards that consist of designated legitimate uses of the surface waters of the commonwealth and the associated water quality criteria necessary to protect those uses. These water quality standards are minimum requirements that apply to all surface waters in the commonwealth of Kentucky in order to maintain and protect them for designated uses.
|Department||Department for Environmental Protection|
|Division||Division of Water|
|Address||200 Fair Oaks Lane, Fourth Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Kentucky Administrative Regulation Title 401, Chapter 4|