Surface waters definition

Surface waters means all waters of the state as defined in G.S. 143-212 except underground waters
Surface waters means water on the surface of the ground where water does not usually accumulate in ordinary watercourses, lakes or ponds.
Surface waters means “water” or natural precipitation temporarily diffused over the surface of the ground not caused byflood” or escape of “water” from a “domestic water container” or “water main”.

Examples of Surface waters in a sentence

  • Surface waters possess healthy levels of dissolved oxygen all year.

  • Surface waters (not including wetlands) are classified as Class A or Class B.

  • EXCEPTIONAL TENNESSEE WATERS – Surface waters of the State of Tennessee that satisfy characteristics of exceptional Tennessee waters as listed Chapter 1200-4-3-.06 of the official compilation- Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee.


More Definitions of Surface waters

Surface waters means all natural and artificial named and unnamed lakes and all naturally flowing streams within the boundaries of the state, but not including cooling lakes, farm ponds and facilities constructed for the treatment of wastewaters.
Surface waters means any waters on the earth's surface including, but not limited to, streams, lakes, ponds, and reservoirs, and irrigation and drainage systems discharging directly into a stream, lake, pond, reservoir, or other surface water. Water bodies used solely for treating, transporting, or impounding pollutants shall not be considered surface water.
Surface waters means all waters within the jurisdiction of this state, including all streams, lakes, ponds, impounding reservoirs, marshes, wetlands, watercourses, waterways, springs, canal systems, drainage systems, and all other bodies or accumulations of water, natural or artificial, public or private, situated wholly or partly within or bordering upon the state.
Surface waters means “water” on the surface of the ground where “water” does not usually accumulate in ordinary watercourses, lakes, or ponds. This includes any waterborne objects.
Surface waters means all state waters that are not ground water as defined in § 62.1-255 of the Code of Virginia.
Surface waters means all waters as defined in G.S. 143-212 except underground waters.
Surface waters means all waters of this State that are not groundwater.