WVMWQA is actively involved with state policy makers on every major water quality issue in West Virginia critical to effective management of municipal water, sewer, and stormwater utilites, including:

  • State Legislation and Appropriations
  • State Clean Water Grant Funding & Low Interest Loans
  • Water Quality Standards Development
  • Water Quality Standards Implementation Policies
  • Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Policies
  • Chesapeake Bay TMDL
  • Nutrient Removal Technology Requirements
  • NPDES Permitting Policies
  • Nutrient Credit Trading Laws & Regulations
  • Beneficial Reuse of Biosolids
  • Beneficial Reuse of Reclaimed Water
  • Industrial Pretreatment Programs
  • Laboratory Certification
  • Wastewater Collection System Polices
  • Environmental Enforcement Policies
  • Utility Rates and Charges
  • Other Wastewater Utility Related Issues

WVMWQA has made many positive contributions on the above policy issues.  Here is more detail regarding just a few of these examples: