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General Water Quality (Oklahoma)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Fed. Government
Fuel Distributor
General Public/Consumer
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Institutional
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Low-Income Residential
Multi-Family Residential
Municipal/Public Utility
Nonprofit
Residential
Retail Supplier
Rural Electric Cooperative
Schools
State/Provincial Govt
Systems Integrator
Transportation
Tribal Government
Utility
Savings Category 
Fuel Cells
Photovoltaics
Program Info
State 
Oklahoma
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
Environmental Quality

The purpose of this water quality rule is to protect, maintain and improve the quality of waters of the State. Any applicant for a federal license, permit or project to conduct any activity including but not limited to, the construction or operation of facilities, dredge or fill, or other activities, which may result in any discharge into, or pollution or alteration of the waters of the State of Oklahoma, shall first obtain a water quality certification from the DEQ.

The subchapter on groundwater pollution control states that any person proposing a remediation project relating to ground water or required to undertake such a project by the DEQ is required to obtain prior approval by the DEQ of a site assessment plan and remediation plan. Any discharge to waters of the state resulting from remediation of groundwater shall require an authorization or permit under the Oklahoma Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Act.