SECTION .0300 ‑ ASSIGNMENT OF UNDERGROUND WATER CLASSIFICATIONS
15A NCAC 02L .0301 CLASSIFICATIONS: GENERAL
(a) Schedule of Classifications. The classifications are based on the quality, occurrence and existing or contemplated best usage of the groundwaters as established in Section .0200 of this Subchapter and are assigned statewide except where supplemented or supplanted by specific classification assignments by major river basins.
(b) Classifications and Water Quality Standards. The classifications and standards assigned to the groundwaters are denoted by the letters GA, GSA, or GC. These classifications refer to the classifications and standards established by Rule .0201 of this Subchapter.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143‑214.1; 143B‑282(2);
Eff. December 30, 1983;
Amended Eff. August 1, 1989;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 6, 2018.