New Mexico
Environment Department

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Surface Water Quality

WQS Amendments

Title and Link to Supporting Documentation

(Link to supporting documents)

Type* WQCC approval

(Statement of Reasons) 

Effective Date for State Purposes**

(Integrated Rule)

Effective Date for Federal CWA Purposes ***

(Technical Support Document)

2020 Triennial Review TR
Pecos River and Tributaries ONRW (third-party petition) ONRW
Temporary Standard Raton TS 04.07.2020 05.22.2020 07.24.2020
San Isidro Arroyo and Tributaries UAA 11.04.2019 12.17.2019 04.09.2020
Dog Canyon Creek UAA UAA 01.09.2018 02.13.2018 No Action
Tecolote Creek UAA UAA 01.09.2018 02.13.2018 09.12.2018
2013 Triennial Review TR 01.10.2017 03.02.2017 08.11.2017
Santa Fe River UAA 01.08.2013 02.14.2013 06.05.2013
Galisteo Creek UAA 01.08.2013 02.14.2013 06.05.2013
Dry Cimarron River UAA 04.10.2012 07.10.2012 11.26.2012
Lakes Amendment Other 04.10.2012 07.10.2012 11.26.2012
Antidegradation Amendments Other 12.15.2010 01.14.2011 TBD
Wilderness ONRWs ONRW 12.15.2010 01.14.2011 TBD
2009 Triennial Review TR  October 2010 12.01.2010 06.18.2012
Valle Vidal ONRW  ONRW 12.14.2005 02.16.2006 06.27.2006
LANL waters UAA 05.13.2005 05.23.2005 08.31.2007
2005 Triennial Review TR 05.13.2005 05.23.2005 12.29.2006
Sulphur Creek UAA 05.13.2005 05.23.2005 11.16.2006

 

*TR = Triennial Review (the full record may also include UAAs and ONRWs identified independently on this amendment list)

*TS = Temporary Standard

*ONRW = Outstanding National Resource Waters

*UAA = Use Attainability Analysis (including those using SWQB’s Hydrology Protocol)

 

** The effective date for State Purposes is the date the rule, under NMAC, became effective.

***The effective date, for purposes of the Clean Water Act, is the date of EPA Region 6 approval.

NOTE: not all actions approved for State purposes may have been approved by EPA for CWA purposes.  Please refer to EPA’s response(s) for more information.