|
|
Close





Pennsylvania Water - General: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Wastewater: 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 92a.1 to 92a.104

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Effluent limitations: 25 Pa. Code 92a.44

Stormwater: 25 Pa. Code 92a.32

Agricultural waste: 25 Pa. Code 92a.29

Operator certification: 25 Pa. Code 302.101 to 302.1209

Drinking water: 25 Pa. Code 109.1 to 109.1108

Groundwater: 35 Pennsylvania Statutes (Pa. Stat.) 691.1 et seq.

Drought emergencies: 4 Pa. Code 118.1 to 118.10 and 4 Pa. Code 119.1 to 119.6

Contingency plans: 4 Pa. Code 118.5

Oil spills: 25 Pa. Code 245.1 to 245.708

Wetlands: 25 Pa. Code 105.1 to 105.449

Regulatory Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Water Management

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) North Atlantic Division Philadelphia District

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. Pennsylvania has incorporated many of the federal water pollution control requirements into its regulatory scheme. The state is fully authorized to administer the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program and has received primacy from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce the regulations of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Pennsylvania does not have authority to administer the federal pretreatment program in the state.

Pennsylvania has also created state-specific requirements for oil spill prevention and response, as well as wetland protection and permitting. Pennsylvania has also established procedures for a Commonwealth Drought Coordinator to review and approve plans by public water supply agencies or political subdivisions ...


>> Read more about Water - General

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

Pennsylvania Water - General Resources

Water - General Products

Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!