High Quality Waters definition

High Quality Waters means all state waters, except:
High Quality Waters means those waters defined as high quality waters in the Connecticut Water Quality Standards pursuant to Section 22a-426-1(36) of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.
High Quality Waters means any water, where, for a particular pollutant or pollutant parameter, the water quality exceeds that quality necessary to support the existing or designated uses, or which supports an exceptional use.

Examples of High Quality Waters in a sentence

High quality waters are of particular importance to the survival of species such as Atlantic salmon and freshwater pearl mussel.


More Definitions of High Quality Waters

High Quality Waters means waterbodies in which, on a parameter by parameter basis, the quality of the waters exceeds levels necessary to support propagation of fish, shellfish, and wildlife and recreation in and on the water. The term includes any waterbody for which the pollutant has not been detected in:
High Quality Waters means those waters defined as high quality waters in the Connecticut Water Quality Standards published by the Department, as may be amended.
High Quality Waters means those classified as such in 15A NCAC 2B.0101(e) (5) - General Procedures, which is incorporated herein by reference to include further amendments pursuant to G.S. 150B-14(c).
High Quality Waters means those waters that meet or exceed levels that are necessary to support the propagation of fish, shellfish, and wildlife; recreation in and on the water; and other designated beneficial uses.
High Quality Waters or “HQW” means those “waters of the Commonwealth” that have categorized by the Division of Water as high quality pursuant to the requirements of 401 KAR 10:030, Section 1(3).
High Quality Waters means surface waters of the state in which, on a parameter by parameter basis, the quality of the waters exceeds levels necessary to support propagation of fish, shellfish, and wildlife and recreation in and on the water.
High Quality Waters means those waters designated as such in 567—Chapter 61, which exceed the levels described in Chapter 61 as necessary to protect existing water uses. The chemical integrity of these waters is enhanced and distinguished as high quality by the exceptional water clarity necessary to protect and maintain the existing designated uses of those waters. Examples include the cold water streams designated by the Iowa conservation commission as Iowa’s catchable and special trout streams, and the Iowa Great Lakes chain.