Potomac River Watershed; DEQ to identify owner of any combined sewer overflow outfall, etc. (SB818)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ); combined sewer overflow (CSO) outfalls; Potomac River Watershed. Directs DEQ to identify the owner of any combined sewer overflow outfall that discharges into the Potomac River Watershed and to determine what actions by the owner are necessary to bring the outfall into compliance with Virginia law, the federal Clean Water Act, and the Presumption Approach described in the CSO Control Policy of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The bill requires any owner of such an outfall to bring it into compliance with the EPA policy by July 1, 2027. The bill does not apply to any outfall for which a higher level of control is necessary to comply with a TMDL. Read the Bill »


01/12/2017: Incorporated into Another Bill


11/02/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100774D
11/02/2016Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/12/2017Incorporated by Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (SB898-Stuart) (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1423.