Classification & Standards
Classifications, Standards & Rules Review Branch
The Classifications, Standards & Rules Review Branch is responsible for developing and assisting with the interpretation and implementation of the state's surface water and groundwater quality standards and surface water body classifications such as Water Supply (WS), High Quality Waters (HQW), and others. It provides support for DWR rulemaking and to the Environmental Management Commission, Water Quality Committee, and the Groundwater Committee. Staff members also represent the Department on a variety of state and national workgroups.
For more information please click the links below
DWR Rules Mailing List - Sign up here to receive rule-making announcements!
Main telephone: 919-707-9000 (or use direct numbers below)
|Jeff Manning||Branch Chieffirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tonya Godwin||Office Assistant IVemail@example.com|
|Adriene Weaver||Classifications, WQC Coordinator, Rules Reviewfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Elizabeth Kountis||Reclassifications Coordinator, Rules Reviewemail@example.com|
|Connie Brower||State Water Quality Standards Coordinator, Rules Reviewfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jucilene Hoffman||Economic Analysis, Rules Reviewemail@example.com|
|Christopher Ventaloro||Surface Water and Groundwater Standards Assistancefirstname.lastname@example.org|
Mailing address: 1611 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1611
This mailing list publishes emails concerning rule-making announcements. To sign up, simply send a blank email to DENR.DWR.DWRrulesemail@example.com
DWR Rules Webpage - North Carolina Administrative Code
DWR Calendar for Public Hearings & Meetings - Dates, locations, & public notices
Environmental Management Commission (EMC) - Adopts rules for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of th NC's air and water resources
Water Quality Standards Program - Aquatic Life, Human Health, Nutrients, etc...
ECOTOX Database - Chemical toxicity information for aquatic and terrestrial life
IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System) Database - Compiles reports on substances that cause human health effects
Major Environmental Laws - Laws that influence environmental protection and EPA regulatiory process
Clean Water Act - History, introduction, updates, etc...
CFR Title 40: Protection of Environment - Code of Federal Regulations that deals with protecting the environment and human health