6 CRR-NY 701.3NY-CRR

STATE COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER X. DIVISION OF WATER RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL
ARTICLE 2. CLASSIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS OF QUALITY AND PURITY
PART 701. CLASSIFICATIONS—SURFACE WATERS AND GROUNDWATERS
FRESH SURFACE WATERS
6 CRR-NY 701.3
6 CRR-NY 701.3
701.3 Class AA-Special (AA-S) fresh surface waters.
(a) The best usages of Class AA-S waters are: a source of water supply for drinking, culinary or food processing purposes; primary and secondary contact recreation; and fishing. The waters shall be suitable for fish, shellfish and wildlife propagation and survival.
(b) These waters shall contain no floating solids, settleable solids, oil, sludge deposits, toxic wastes, deleterious substances, colored or other wastes or heated liquids attributable to sewage, industrial wastes or other wastes.
(c) There shall be no discharge or disposal of sewage, industrial wastes or other wastes into these waters.
(d) These waters shall contain no phosphorus and nitrogen in amounts that will result in growths of algae, weeds and slimes that will impair the waters for their best usages.
(e) There shall be no alteration to flow that will impair the waters for their best usages.
(f) There shall be no increase in turbidity that will cause a substantial visible contrast to natural conditions.
6 CRR-NY 701.3
Current through March 15, 2023
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