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Water Pollution (Illinois)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Fuel Distributor
Industrial
Utility
Savings Category 
Fuel Cells
Program Info
State 
Illinois
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
Illinois EPA

This article states regulations for water quality standards, effluent standards, monitoring and reporting methods, sewer discharge criteria and information about permits. It is the purpose of these rules and regulations to designate the uses for which the various waters of the State shall be maintained and protected; to prescribe the water quality standards required to sustain the designated uses; to establish effluent standards to limit the contaminants discharged to the waters; and to prescribe additional regulations necessary for implementing, achieving and maintaining the prescribed water quality. It is also the purpose of these Regulations to meet the requirements of Section 402 of the Clean Water Act.