You may have received a notice in accordance with Executive Order 5 alerting you that a stakeholder process has begun for the 303(d) list. Please note that in December 2012, due to additional and significant resource demands placed on the Water Quality Control Division, the commission canceled the rulemaking hearing for the 2014 303(d) list. That decision has not changed.
The rulemaking hearing for the 2016 list will occur December 2015. The 2016 list will include assessments that would have been taken up in the 2014 list.The workgroup process for the 2016 Section 303(d) list will begin March 5, 2014.
You can learn more and get involved by visiting the Water Quality Forum website: http://colowqforum.org/
In accordance with Colorado Discharge Permit regulations, the Division is providing issued final actions. Due to space limitations, final actions will be posted for a limited period of time. Copies of all permit actions may be obtained from our records center at 303-692-3600.
A summary of the nutrients regulations adopted by the Water Quality Control Commission is attached.
Below is the Monitoring Panel for the Regulation 85 requirements. Please note the corrected period of record for the Cooling Tower Monitoring Panel. More information will be coming soon. Regulation 85 Monitoring Panel / Approved Methods
PLEASE NOTE: Regulation 85 Nutrient Monitoring Data for calendar year 2013 should be submitted electronically by emailing the report form to:
For more information on the rulemaking, please vist our Drinking Water RTCR and Colorado Initiatives Rulemaking page.
Revisions to Water and Watewater Facility Operators Certification Requirements, Regulation 100
The Department is conducting a rulemaking to revise the current water and wastewater facility operators certification requirements, Regulation 100. The rulemaking hearing before the Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board is scheduled April 29, 2014.
The scope of the proposed revisions are:
These revisions to regulation 100 are not substantive in nature and will codify current implementation practices or requirements currently in WWFOCB policies. A timeline for the regulation 100 revision rulemaking is depicted below.
The stakeholder meeting for revisions to regulation 100 will be held on Jan. 7, 2014. The Safe Drinking Water and the Clean Water Programs encourage all interested parties to participate and provide comment on the proposed revisions to the water and wastewater facility operators certification requirements, regulation 100.
WEB ONLY MEETING: January 10, 2014
10:00 a.m. to noon
Conference code: 543213
Participants please RSVP to Jackie Whelan if you will attend the meeting in Denver as seating is limited. If you are unable to attend in person, you may participate via webinar access and a conference call number. Registration is not required to participate via webinar/conference calling.
What to expect: The proposal for review is posted on this website. Please review the draft language and provide comments through an online comment form. The comment form is available so that you may provide written comments before the meeting and will remain available until Jan. 17 for additional comments you may have after the meeting.
To provide comments please use our online comment form.
The Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification Board rulemaking hearing is scheduled for April 29, 2014.
Questions? Contact: Jackie Whelan