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§ 3920. Water Quality Control Plans.

23 CA ADC § 3920BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 23. Waters
Division 4. Regional Water Quality Control Boards
Chapter 1. Water Quality Control Plans, Policies, and Guidelines
Article 3. Central Coast Region
23 CCR § 3920
§ 3920. Water Quality Control Plans.
The following are changes to the 1990 Water Quality Control Plan for the Central Coast Region (Basin Plan): (1) Revision of language in beneficial use definitions to be more consistent with statewide format. Changes include adding an “Estuarine Habitat”, “Freshwater Replenishment”, “Hydropower Generation”, and “Aquaculture” beneficial use. The “Fish Migration” (Migr) definition is clarified to emphasize waters supporting habitat needed by migrating aquatic organisms is included in the definition. The “Navigation” beneficial use is expanded to include waters used for all types of shipping (not just Naval shipping), waters used for travel, or waters used for transportation. The “Commercial and Sport Fishing” beneficial use is expanded to consider fresh water body areas not just saline waters. The “Shellfish Harvesting” beneficial use is expanded to include waters used for collection of shellfish for human consumption. Shellfish are also defined as filter feeding varieties. (2) Assign designated beneficial uses for approximately 300 additional water bodies and revise beneficial use designations for approximately 150 water bodies. (3) Update water quality objectives for organic chemicals in accordance with Title 22, California Code of Regulations. (4) Add water quality objectives for the Paso Robles ground water basin. (5) Add Regional Water Quality Control Board Policy to alleviate seawater intrusion in the Salinas and Pajaro ground water basins. (6) Add Regional Water Quality Control Board Policy of Appreciation for Discharger Compliance.
HISTORY
1. New article 3 and section filed 9-7-94; operative 9-7-94. Resolution No. 94-01 adopted by the Central Coast Regional Water Control Board 2-11-94. Resolution No. 94-44 adopted by State Water Resources Control Board 5-18-94. Approved by OAL pursuant to Government Code section 11353 (Register 94, No. 36).
2. Nonsubstantive amendment to Chapter 5 to remove Section VI.C and repeal Basin Plan Resolution No. 73-05 and Section 5(f) of Basin Plan Resolution No. 89-04 filed 8-31-2006. Amendment adopted 9-9-2005 by the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Resolution No. R3-2005-0013; approved 5-15-2006 by the State Water Resources Control Board Resolution No. 2006-0029; approved by OAL pursuant to Government Code section 11353 (Register 2006, No. 35).
3. Nonsubstantive amendment to basin plan to update the turbidity water quality units of measurement from Jackson Turbidity Units (JTU) to Nephelometric Turbidity Units (NTU); amendment adopted 7-14-2017 by Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Resolution No. R3-2027-0014; approved by State Water Resources Control Board Resolution No. 2018-0012 on 3-6-2018; approved by OAL pursuant to Government Code section 11353 on 8-22-2018 (Register 2018, No. 34).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 3920, 23 CA ADC § 3920
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