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WVDEP sets public meeting on water quality standards set for Nov. 15

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Water Quality Standards Program will hold a quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  The public meeting will be held at WVDEP headquarters in Charleston at 601 57th Street SE.


The focus of this quarterly meeting will be on West Virginia’s Nutrient Criteria Development Plan prepared earlier this year, review of 2016 statewide algae monitoring, and an update on proposed changes to West Virginia’s Water Quality Standards (WQS) rule (47 CSR 2) for the 2017 Triennial Review.


Related materials in advance of this meeting may be found as they become available at:, and materials from previous meetings may be found at


For more DEP news and information, go to Also, be sure to connect with the agency on all social media platforms. Follow @DEPWV on Twitter and find us on YouTube by searching “Environment Matters.” For specific information about our REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan), West Virginia Project WET (Water Education for Teachers), West Virginia Watershed Improvement Branch, Youth Environmental Program and Human Resources initiatives, connect on Facebook.


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