Water quality definition

Water quality means the physical characteristics of water within shoreline jurisdiction, including water quantity, hydrological, physical, chemical, aesthetic, recreation-related, and biological characteristics. Where used in this chapter, the term "water quantity" refers only to development and uses regulated under this chapter and affecting water quantity, such as impermeable surfaces and storm water handling practices. Water quantity, for purposes of this chapter, does not mean the withdrawal of ground water or diversion of surface water pursuant to RCW 90.03.250 through 90.03.340.
Water quality means the chemical, physical and biological condition of water.

Examples of Water quality in a sentence

  • Water quality must be professionally analyzed to determine whether it is necessary to treat the water.

  • Water quality based permit limitations in this permit may be revised based on updated wasteload allocations or use designation rules.

  • Water quality data from existing monitoring stations on studied water canals will be collected, to set up a sufficient database from the past to present.

  • Water quality by visual inspection does not demonstrate an accurate level of water quality.

  • Water quality deterioration would be expressed in terms of allowable activities and bacterial contamination.


More Definitions of Water quality

Water quality. Means the physical characteristics of water within shoreline jurisdiction, including water quantity, hydrological, physical, chemical, aesthetic, recreation-related, and biological characteristics.
Water quality means the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of surface or ground waters.
Water quality means accessed water which is safe for consumption for the purpose for which it is supplied as per norms set by Bureau of Indian Standards.
Water quality means the chemical, physical, biological and radiological characteristics of a water body.