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Water Code - Division 7: Water Quality - Chapter 5.5: Compliance with the Provisions of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act as Amended in 1972 (secs. 13670 - 13389).

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This Chapter of Division 7 of the Water Code of California concerns compliance in California with the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. That Act (33 U.S.C. Sec. 1251 et seq.) provides for permit systems to regulate the discharge of pollutants and dredged or fill material to the navigable waters of the United States and to regulate the use and disposal of sewage sludge. Thid Act, among other things: prohibits discharge of any radiological, chemical, or biological warfare agent into the waters of the state; requires various wastewater requirements to be adopted (also relating to wells and aquaculture); provides with respect to civil liability.
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Consolidated version as at January 2016.
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