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New Mexico
Environment Department
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Regulations and Guidelines

Regulations 

NEW. The Water Quality Control Commission approved amendments to the Ground and Surface Water Protection Regulations, 20.6.2 NMAC, on August 14, 2018. The amended regulations took effect on December 21, 2018.   

Regulations
20.6 NMAC Water Quality Chapter – Official Site of New Mexico Administrative Code
20.6.2 NMAC Ground and Surface Water Protection
20.6.3 NMAC Voluntary Remediation
20.6.6 NMAC Supplemental Permitting Requirements for Dairy Facilities
20.6.7 NMAC Supplemental Permitting Requirements for Copper Mine Facilities
20.7.4 NMAC Utility Operator Certification Requirements
WQCC Delegation of Responsibilities to NMED and Oil Conservation Division (1989)

 

Guidelines
Above Ground use of Reclaimed Domestic Water (January 2007)
VRP Recommended Report Formats
Monitoring Well Construction and Abandonment Guidelines (March 2011)
NMED Risk Assessment Guidance for Site Investigations and Remediation (Current document) Table A-1: NMED Soil Screening Levels
Synthetically Lined Lagoons – Liner Material and Site Preparation Guideline (May 2007)
Gray Water Guide and Regulations

 

 

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PO Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM 87502

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