15A NCAC 02B .0310       LUMBER RIVER BASIN

(a)  The Lumber River Basin Schedule of Classifications and Water Quality Standards may be inspected at the following places:

(1)           the Internet at http://h2o.enr.state.nc.us/csu/; and

(2)           the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources:

(A)          Fayetteville Regional Office

                225 Green Street

                Systel Building Suite 714

                Fayetteville, North Carolina

(B)          Wilmington Regional Office

                127 Cardinal Drive Extension

                Wilmington, North Carolina

(C)          Division of Water Quality

                Central Office

                512 North Salisbury Street

                Raleigh, North Carolina.

(b)  Unnamed Streams.  Such streams entering South Carolina are classified "C Sw".

(c)  The Lumber River Basin Schedule of Classification and Water Quality Standards was amended effective:

(1)           March 1, 1977;

(2)           December 13, 1979;

(3)           September 14, 1980;

(4)           April 12, 1981;

(5)           April 1, 1982;

(6)           February 1, 1986;

(7)           July 1, 1990;

(8)           August 1, 1990;

(9)           August 3, 1992;

(10)         September 1, 1996;

(11)         August 1, 2000;

(12)         November 1, 2007.

(d)  The Schedule of Classifications and Water Quality Standards for the Lumber River Basin was amended effective July 1, 1990 by the reclassification of Naked Creek (Index No. 14‑2‑6) from source to Drowning Creek including all tributaries from Class WS‑III to Class WS‑III ORW.

(e)  The Schedule of Classifications and Water Quality Standards for the Lumber River Basin was amended effective August 3, 1992 with the reclassification of all water supply waters (waters with a primary classification of WS-I, WS-II or WS-III).  These waters were reclassified to WS-I, WS-II, WS-III, WS-IV or WS-V as defined in the revised water supply protection rules, (15A NCAC 02B .0100, .0200 and .0300) which became effective on August 3, 1992.  In some cases, streams with primary classifications other than WS were reclassified to a WS classification due to their proximity and linkage to water supply waters.  In other cases, waters were reclassified from a WS classification to an alternate appropriate primary classification after being identified as downstream of a water supply intake or identified as not being used for water supply purposes.

(f)  The Schedule of Classifications and Water Quality Standards for the Lumber River Basin was amended effective September 1, 1996 by the reclassification of the Lumber River from 2.0 miles upstream of highway 401 to a point 0.5 mile upstream of Powell Branch [Index Nos. 14-(3), 14-(4), 14-(4.5), 14-(7) and 14-(10.3)] from Classes WS-IV Sw HQW, WS-IV Sw HQW CA and C Sw HQW to Classes WS-IV B Sw HQW,  WS-IV B Sw HQW CA and B Sw HQW.

(g)  The Schedule of Classifications and Water Quality Standards for the Lumber River Basin was amended effective August 1, 2000 with the reclassification of Lake Waccamaw [Index No. 15-2] from Class B Sw to Class B Sw ORW.

(h)  The Schedule of Classifications and Water Quality Standards for the Lumber River Basin was amended effective November 1, 2007 with the reclassifications listed below, and the North Carolina Division of Water Quality maintains a Geographic Information Systems data layer of these UWLs:

(1)           Waccamaw Natural Lake Shoreline near Lake Waccamaw [Index No. 15-2] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(2)           Green Swamp Small Depression Pond near Royal Oak Swamp [Index No. 15-25-1-12] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(3)           Old Dock Savanna near Gum Swamp Run [Index No. 15-6] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(4)           Myrtle Head Savanna near Mill Branch [Index No. 15-7-7] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(5)           Goosepond Bay near Big Marsh Swamp [Index No. 14-22-2] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(6)           Antioch Bay near Raft Swamp [Index No. 14-10-(1)] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined  in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(7)           Pretty Pond Bay near Big Marsh Swamp [Index No. 14-22-2] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(8)           Dunahoe Bay near Big Marsh Swamp [Index No. 14-22-2] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(9)           Hamby's Bay near Raft Swamp [Index No. 14-10-(1)] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(10)         Oak Savanna Bay near Smith Branch [Index No. 14-10-3] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

(11)         Big Island Savanna near Driving Creek [Index No. 15-7-1] was reclassified to Class WL UWL as defined in 15A NCAC 02B .0101.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑214.1; 143‑215.1; 143‑215.3(a)(1);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2007; August 1, 2000; September 1, 1996; August 3, 1992; August 1, 1990; July 1, 1990; February 1, 1986.