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2024 Water Quality Workshop Presentation Materials

Documents used during the Water Quality Workshop February 29, 2024 are posted here.

DISCLAIMER: All materials posted on this page are intended for use by those who attended the NCMA co-sponsored Online North Carolina Water Quality Compliance Workshops in 2024. Any errors in the information found on this page cannot be used as a defense for noncompliance with water quality rules. Regulated entities are responsible for compliance regardless the information found on this page or interpretation of the meaning of these materials. All information is subject to change and correction prior or subsequent to user access.

8:15 AM - Director's Remarks

Richard Rogers
Division of Water Resources

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8:45 AM Water Quality Legal Update

Adrienne Bryant Clark
Office of General Counsel, DEQ

Water Quality Legal Update – WOTUS
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9:05 AM Surface Water Standards

Chris Ventaloro
Water Quality Standards Coordinator
Water Planning Section

Surface Water and Groundwater Standards Update
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9:50 AM PFAS Investigations

Julie Grzyb
Deputy Director
Division of Water Resources

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10:30 AM NPDES Fees, supplemental data with applications, PFAS assessment and investigations

Michael Montebello
NPDES Branch Manager
Water Quality Permitting Section

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11:00 AM Pretreatment, new SIU categories, and PFAS Updates

Keyes McGee
Pretreatment Coordinator
Water Quality Permitting Section

Pretreatment, new SIU categories and PFAS
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11:20 AM Biosolids Source Sampling Investigation

Elton Luong and Zachary Maga
Non-Discharge Branch
Nathaniel Thornburg, Branch Chief
(present to answer questions)

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12:45 PM WPCSSOC Duties & Operators Responsibilities

Mark Brantley
WPCSSOC Chairman & FRO
Regional Supervisor
DWR, Fayetteville Regional Office

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1:20 PM Facility Closures, Regional concerns

Regional Supervisors, Water Quality Regional Operations
Mark Brantley, Fayetteville
Tom Tharrington
, Wilmington
Morella Sanchez King, Wilmington

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2:25 PM Stormwater Program Updates, General Permit, Representative sampling, Tier response guidance

Isaiah Reed
Coordintaor, Stormwater Program

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3:25 PM Assistance and key questions on projects

David Lambert
Project Liaison

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