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9VAC25-31-1020. Implementation of electronic reporting requirements for VPDES permittees, facilities, and entities subject to this part.

A. VPDES permittees, facilities, and entities subject to this part, with the exception of those covered by waivers under 9VAC25-31-1010, must electronically submit the following VPDES information (reports, notices, waivers, and certifications) after the start dates listed in Table 1 of this subsection. This part is not intended to undo existing requirements for electronic reporting. Prior to this date, and independent of this part, the permittee may be required to report electronically if specified by a particular permit or if required to do so by state law.

Table 1—Start Dates for Electronic Submissions of VPDES Information

VPDES information

Start dates for electronic submissions

General Permit Reports

Notices of Intent to discharge (NOIs) (9VAC25-31-170 B 2 and 9VAC25-870-410)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

Notices of Termination (NOTs) (9VAC25-31-410 and 9VAC25-870-650)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

No Exposure Certifications (NOEs) (9VAC25-31-120 E 1 c)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

Certifications in support of waiver for stormwater discharge associated with small construction activity (9VAC25-870-10)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

Discharge Monitoring Reports (9VAC25-31-190 L 4 and 9VAC25-870-430 L 4, as applicable)

Individual VPDES Permit - Major Facility (9VAC25-31)

January 26, 2018

Individual VPDES Permit - Minor Facility (9VAC25-31)

January 26, 2018

Watershed General VPDES Permit - Nutrient Discharges (9VAC25-820)

March 26, 2018

General VPDES Permit - Industrial Stormwater Discharges (9VAC25-151)

July 26, 2018

All Other General VPDES Permits

Start dates will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) Annual Program Reports (9VAC25-31-200 E 4)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program Reports (9VAC25-870-400 D 7 c and 9VAC25-870-440)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

POTW Pretreatment Program Annual Reports (9VAC25-31-840 I)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

Significant Industrial User Compliance Reports in Municipalities Without Approved Pretreatment Programs (9VAC25-31-840 E and H)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

Sewer Overflow or Bypass Event Reports (9VAC25-31-190 L and M and 9VAC25-870-430 L and M)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

CWA 316(b) Annual Reports (9VAC25-31-165 B 6 b)

Start date will be provided in a schedule approved by the department.

B. VPDES permittees, facilities, and entities subject to this part shall electronically submit the information listed in Table 1 of this section in compliance with this part and 40 CFR Part 3 (including, in all cases, 40 CFR Part 3 Subpart D), 9VAC25-31-110 or 9VAC25-870-370 as appropriate, and 9VAC25-31-840 L.

C. The department shall be the initial recipient as defined in 40 CFR 127.2(b) and as identified by EPA in 81 FR 62395 (September 9, 2016). VPDES permittees, facilities, and entities subject to this part shall electronically submit the information listed in Table 1 in this section to the department.

D. VPDES permittees, facilities, and entities subject to this part that have received a waiver from electronic reporting shall continue to provide the minimum set of NPDES data (as well as other required information in compliance with statutes, regulations, the VPDES permit, another control mechanism, or an enforcement order) to the department in accordance with 9VAC25-31-1010.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-44.15 of the Code of Virginia; § 402 of the Clean Water Act; 40 CFR Parts 122, 123, 124, 403, and 503.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 22, eff. July 26, 2017.


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