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Water Quality Certification
This program is responsible for ensuring compliance with the State Water Quality Regulations for projects that impact inland & coastal waters by fulfilling the requirements of Section 401 of the Clean Water Act which requires the State to certify projects such as dredging, filling, water withdrawals, & site disturbances. While reviewing projects, the Program often coordinates with federal and state agencies and other DEM programs.

For more information contact:
Alisa Richardson, Supervisor
Neal Personeus
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Water Quality Regulations (12/28/10)

Army Corps - General Permit for Fill

Stormwater Design Manual Page
(eff. 12/28/10)

NEW Stormwater Design Manual Page
(eff. 6/3/15)

Water Quality Certification Application

Water Quality Application Instructions & Required Enclosures

Harbor Management Plan WQC Guidance

For General Information 222-6800 • After Hours Emergencies 222-3070 • Disclaimer
rev. 4/6/15