Water Pollution (Illinois)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Illinois

Applies to States or Provinces Illinois
Name Water Pollution (Illinois)
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Fuel Cells, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website http://www.ipcb.state.il.us/SLR/IPCBandIEPAEnvironmentalRegulations-Title35.aspx

Last Review 2014-06-20
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


This article states regulations for water quality standards, effluent standards, monitoring and reporting methods, sewer discharge criteria and information about permits. It is the purpose of these rules and regulations to designate the uses for which the various waters of the State shall be maintained and protected; to prescribe the water quality standards required to sustain the designated uses; to establish effluent standards to limit the contaminants discharged to the waters; and to prescribe additional regulations necessary for implementing, achieving and maintaining the prescribed water quality. It is also the purpose of these Regulations to meet the requirements of Section 402 of the Clean Water Act.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Marcia T. Willhite
Department Illinois EPA
Division Bureau of Water

Phone 217-782-1654

Email marcia.willhite@illinois.gov
Website http://www.epa.state.il.us/water/about.html
Contact Name Sanjay Sofat
Department Illinois EPA
Division Bureau of Water

Phone 217-558-2012

Email sanjay.sofat@illinois.gov
Website http://www.epa.state.il.us/water/about.html

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Illinois Administrative Code Title 35 Subtitle C