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Rule Title: Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters
Department: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Departmental
Chapter: SURFACE WATER QUALITY STANDARDS

Latest version of the final adopted rule presented in Florida Administrative Code (FAC):

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 11/17/2016
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority 403.061, 403.062, 403.087, 403.088, 403.504, 403.704, 403.804 FS. Law Implemented 403.021(11), 403.061, 403.087, 403.088, 403.141, 403.161, 403.182, 403.502, 403.504, 403.702, 403.708 FS. History–Formerly 28-5.06, 17-3.06, Amended and Renumbered 3-1-79, Amended 1-1-83, 2-1-83, Formerly 17-3.081, Amended 4-25-93, Formerly 17-302.400, Amended 12-26-96, 8-24-00, 12-7-06, 8-5-10, 8-1-13, 2-17-16, 11-17-16.
References in this version: Ref-02960 Process for Reclassifying the Designated Uses of Florida Surface Waters
Ref-06390 Class II Waters in Brevard County
Ref-06391 Class II Waters in Citrus County
Ref-06392 Class II Waters in Dixie County
Ref-06393 Class II Waters in Franklin County
Ref-06394 Class II Waters in Hillsborough County
Ref-06395 Class II Waters in Indian River County
Ref-06396 Class II Waters in Levy County
Ref-06397 Class II Waters in St. Lucie County
Ref-06398 Class II Waters in Volusia County
Ref-06399 Class II Waters in Walton County
Ref-07077 Class I and Class I-Treated Waters in Collier County, June 2016
Ref-07078 Class I and Class I-Treated Waters in DeSoto County, June 2016
Ref-07079 Class I and Class I-Treated Waters in Gulf County, June 2016
Ref-07080 Class I and Class I-Treated Waters in Hendry County, June 2016
Ref-07081 Class I and Class I-Treated Waters in Hillsborough County, June 2016
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
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Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters 18212446 Effective:
11/17/2016
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Martin County vs. Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Environmental Regulation Comm....; Case No.: 16-4912RP; Rule No.: 62-302.400, 62-302.530; Dismissed 18154537 10/17/2016
Vol. 42/202
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Florida Pulp and Paper Association Environmental Affairs, Inc. vs. Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Environmental Regulation Comm....; Case No.: 16-4875RP; Rule No.: 62-302.400, 62-302.530; Dismissed 18154440 10/17/2016
Vol. 42/202
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The City of Miami vs. Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Environmental Regulation Comm....; Case No.: 16-4836RP; Rule No.: 62-302.400, 62-302.530; Dismissed 18154343 10/17/2016
Vol. 42/202
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The Seminole Tribe of Florida vs. Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Environmental Regulation Comm....; Case No.: 16-4431RP; Rule No.: 62-302.400, 62-302.530; Dismissed 18154246 10/17/2016
Vol. 42/202
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Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters 17827744 8/4/2016
Vol. 42/151
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The proposed revisions to the human health-based surface water quality criteria in Chapter 62-302, F.A. C., are designed to ensure that Floridians can safely eat Florida fish and drink local tap water. The revisions are .... 17688258 6/30/2016
Vol. 42/127
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The Department of Environmental Protection (department) is initiating rulemaking to consider proposed revisions to the human health-based surface water quality criteria in Chapter 62-302, F.A. C., that are designed to ensure .... 17430141 4/25/2016
Vol. 42/80
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Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters 17115570 Effective:
02/17/2016
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Definitions, Findings, Intent, and Antidegradation Policy for Surface Water Quality, Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters, Table: Surface Water Quality Criteria 16964444 12/31/2015
Vol. 41/251
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The proposed rules revise several definitions used in Chapter 62-302, F.A.C., by updating reference information as well as updating a number of biological standard operating procedures that are incorporated by reference. .... 16717191 11/4/2015
Vol. 41/215
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As required by the Federal Clean Water Act, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is initiating the Triennial Review of state surface water quality standards. The Department is considering revisions to .... 15947496 5/19/2015
Vol. 41/97
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Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters 13249247 Effective:
08/01/2013
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The Department of Environmental Protection is initiating rulemaking to consider whether to reclassify certain Class III waterbodies to either Class I (potable water supply) or Class II (shellfish harvesting or propagation) .... 13042928 5/28/2013
Vol. 39/103
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Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters, Dissolved Oxygen Criteria for Class I, Class II, Class III, and Class III-Limited Waters 13028281 5/28/2013
Vol. 39/103
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The proposed rule amendments revise several definitions used in Chapter 62-302, F.A.C., and correct several typographical errors in Rule 62-302.400, F.A.C. Revisions to Rule 62-302.500, F.A.C., establish numeric criteria .... 12824775 4/1/2013
Vol. 39/63
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The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) proposes to initiate the Triennial Review of state surface water quality standards. The Department is considering revisions to a limited number of rule sections at .... 11394801 4/27/2012
Vol. 38/17
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The Department is holding two workshops for the purpose of exploring options with the public on Florida nutrient standards and other relevant provisions of water quality standards. These workshops will be used to discuss .... 9921759 5/20/2011
Vol. 37/20
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The Department is reviewing two petitions from Tampa Bay Water for the reclassification from Class III waters to Class I waters of: (1) the Alafia River between Bell Shoals Road and the confluence with the North and South .... 9161958 9/24/2010
Vol. 36/38
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Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters 8929061 Effective:
08/05/2010
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Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters, Table: Surface Water Quality Criteria 8776868 6/18/2010
Vol. 36/24
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On July 20, 2009, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) received a petition to initiate rulemaking from the Florida Stormwater Association to establish a more refined surface water classification system. .... 8185265 4/23/2010
Vol. 36/16
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This public workshop will address proposed revisions to the existing surface water classification system in Rule 62-302.400, Florida Administrative ....
  Monday, February 22, 2010, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  Wyndham Orlando Resort, Magnolia Room, 8001 International Drive, ....
8242301 2/5/2010
Vol. 36/05
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This public workshop will address proposed revisions to the existing surface water classification system in Rules 62-302.400 and 62-302.530, ....
  Thursday, January 7, 2010, 9:00 a.m.
  Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, 4000 Gateway Centre Boulevard, ....
8057807 12/24/2009
Vol. 35/51
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This public workshop will address proposed revisions to the surface water classification system in Rule 62-302.400, Florida Administrative Code. ....
  Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m.
  Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Southwest District ....
7843340 10/30/2009
Vol. 35/43
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On January 22, 2008, Tampa Bay Water submitted two petitions for reclassification from Class III waters to Class I waters: (1) the Alafia River between Bell Shoals Road and the confluence with the North and South Prongs .... 7634208 9/18/2009
Vol. 35/37
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On July 20, 2009, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) received a petition to initiate rulemaking from the Florida Stormwater Association to establish a more refined surface water classification system. .... 7421681 7/31/2009
Vol. 35/30
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The Department proposes to establish numeric surface water quality criteria for nutrients and associated standards, such as chlorophyll a. During the rule development process, the Department may decide to amend any or all .... 6624535 1/30/2009
Vol. 35/04
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The Department is initiating its Triennial Review of state surface water quality standards as required by the Federal Clean Water Act. Proposed revisions to a number of rules in both Chapters 62-302 and 62-303, Florida Administrative .... 5817010 7/3/2008
Vol. 34/27
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Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters 3294816 Effective:
12/07/2006
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The Federal Clean Water Act requires states to conduct a comprehensive review of their surface water quality standards every three years (“triennial review”). The proposed rule amendments were developed under the current .... 490546 7/28/2006
Vol. 32/30
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Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters 3231475 Effective:
08/24/2000