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GMPs (Policy) & Product Approvals


Below is a list of current Guidance Memorandum and Policies for the onsite sewage and water services program, with links to each policy and corresponding attachments.  For information on product approvals please visit http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/EnvironmentalHealth/Onsite/componentApprovals.  For a copy of a GMP that has been rescinded please visit http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/EnvironmentalHealth/ONSITE/Archive

GMP #

Description

Date Issued

Attachments

Previous GMP #

2015-02

Collection of Global Positioning System Data for Onsite Sewage Systems, Discharge Systems, and Private Wells

5/15/2015

 

Na

2015-01

Onsite Sewage Application Expectations and Requirements

1/1/2015

Forms

Na

2014-02

Disposal of Spent Peat Media

1/2/2014

Appendix A:  Spent Peat Project, Virginia Tech

Appendix B:  Bord Na Mona Peat Sample Analysis

143

2014-01

Interim Guidance to Implement the Emergency Regulations for Gravelless Material and Drip Dispersal

1/2/2014

Attachment 1:  List of Approved Gravelless Material

Attachment 2:  Frequently Asked Questions

135.A

2013-01

Implementation of the AOSS Regulations Nitrogen Requirements

12/12/2013

Appendix A: Interim List of Treatment Units

Appendix B: Diagram of Chesapeake Bay

Appendix C: Applying TN Limits for Large AOSSs

Appendix D: Use of Non-generally approved technology pursuant to 12VAC5-613-90.D.1.b

156

2011-02

Guidelines for Voluntary Upgrades to Onsite and Alternative Discharging Sewage Systems

6/11/2011

 

155

2011-01

Rainwater Guidelines to Implement Title 32.1-248.2 of the Code of Virginia

3/31/20111

 

154

2010-01

Verifying Licensure of Department of Professional and Occupational Regulations (DPOR) Regulants for Work Submitted to the Virginia Department of Health

6/11/2010

 

153

2009-04

Borate-based Termiticides and Separation to Wells

7/23/2009

 

150

2009-03

Interim Policy to Implement Section 32.1-164.1:2 of the Code of Virginia; Betterment Loans

7/1/2009

 

148

2009-02

Interim Policy to Implement Section 448 of the Sewage Handling and Disposal Regulations

5/13/2009

Prior Clarifications

Frequently Asked Questions

NEIWPCC Study

Evaluation Ongoing

Evaluation Completed

Application for Listing

147

2009-01

Onsite Sewage Disposal System Plan Review Policy

1/13/2009

Attachment 1:  Evaluation and Review Process

Attachment 2:  Review Process Flow Diagram

Attachment 3:  Plan Review Sheet

Attachment 4:  Scope and Detail Review List

Attachment 5:  Technical Service Engineer Area Assignments

17.A

2008-04

Permanent Pump and Haul – General Permit

12/17/2008

Cover Letter

75.A

2008-03

Updated Procedure for Issuing Certification Letters in Lieu of Sewage Disposal System Construction Permit Under the Sewage Handling and Disposal Regulations; Validity and Renewal of Permits

8/20/2008

 

52.A

2008-01

Implementation of House Bill 2102

7/1/2008

Attachment 1:  OSE/PE Certification Addendum; Affirmation and Permission Templates

Attachment 2:  Implementation Flow Chart

141.A

2007-01

Indemnification Fund Policy

7/26/2007

 

123.A

2006-02

Tire Chip Aggregate

8/15/2006

Appendix 1:  Use and Tire Chip Specifications

91.A

2006-01

BORA-CARE and Standoff to Wells

1/31/2006

Material Safety Data Sheet

132

2004-01

Revisions to House Bill 930 Implementation

10/15/2004

 

128

1999-02

Large Subsurface Wastewater Systems/Mass Drainfields

7/20/1999

 

101

1999-01

Graywater Guidelines

2/1/1999

 

99.A

1998-01

Completion Statements Interpretation

8/4/1998

 

95

1997-01

Time Limit to Appeal Certain Case Decisions

8/26/1997

 

92

1996-01

Variance from Maintenance Contract Requirements in Discharge Regulations

7/16/1996

 

81

1995-04

Discharge Regulations Implementation Manual

10/1/1995

 

4.A

1995-03

Spray Irrigation Sewage Systems

7/14/1995

Appendix 1:  Application Supplement

Appendix 2:  General soil, site and design criteria for spray irrigation sewage systems

Appendix 3:  Monitoring

Appendix 4:  Plan Review Process

Appendix 5:  Letter to DEQ

Appendix 6:  Letter to DEQ

74

1995-02

Mass Drainfield Reviews

6/29/1995

Attachment 1:  May 12, 1998 Memo Referenced in Supporting Documents

Attachment 2:  September 10, 1984 Memoranda

Attachment 3:  April 5, 1988 Memoranda

Attachment 4:  Calculating the Nitrate Concentration in Ground Water Below Mass Drainfields

Attachment 5:  Analysis of Water Table Mounding and Recommendations for Mass Drainfield Design

Attachment 6:  Predicting Water Mounding Under Subsurface Disposal Drainfields

72

1995-01

Preliminary Approval of Sewage Discharge Systems

6/13/1995

 

70

1994-07

Questions from the Field on Senate Bill 415

10/25/1994

 

61

1994-06

Water Softener Regeneration Discharge into Drainfields

8/11/1994

Research Reports (note: large file -56.7 MB)

57

1994-05

Defining Onsite Sewage Permit Construction Backlogs

6/24/1994

 

54

1994-04

Authority When Inspecting Pump Station Electric Controls

6/20/1994

 

53

1994-03

Old Sand Filter Systems Which Do Not Discharge Which Were Permitted Under LHD-120 Permits or Constructed Before Permits Were Required

5/17/1994

 

49

1994-02

Sand Filter Systems Permitted Under Individual VPDES or NPDES Permits Which Do Not Discharge

5/17/1994

 

48

1994-01

Discharge Sewage Treatment Systems Not Registered Under the VPDES General Permit Operating Without a Current Individual VPDES Permit

5/17/1994

 

47

1993-09

Guidelines for Designation Prohibited Discharge Areas

12/21/1993

 

39

1993-08

Estimated vs. Real Water Use as it Relates to Soil Absorption Field Design

9/21/1993

 

35

1993-07

Revalidation of Permits – Expired or Unexpired

9/10/1993

 

36

1993-06

Policy for Permitting Sewage Disposal Systems in Utility Company Rights-of-Way or Easements

6/28/1993

 

32

1993-05

Construction Standards for Existing Discharge Sewage Treatment Systems Now Coming Under General Permit

6/22/1993

 

30

1993-04

Sampling Port Requirements

6/7/1993

 

28

1993-03

Enforcement of 10/10 Effluent Standards

6/2/1993

 

27

1993-02

Interpretation to Section 1.3 of the Alternative Discharging Sewage Treatment System Regulations for Individual Single Family Dwellings

4/28/1993

 

24

1993-01

Preliminary Approval of Discharge Systems

3/2/1993

 

18

1992-01

Environmental Health Considerations of Sewage

9/4/1992

 

2

1990-01

Private Well Regulations Implementation Manual

9/1/1990

 

1.A

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