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Utah Water Quality Board: About the Board
The Water Quality Board is appointed by the governor, with the consent of the senate. The Utah Division of Water Quality is the administrative arm of the board. The board's makeup is defined by statute in the Utah Code, Section 19-5-103, and is designed to represent various interest groups of the Water Quality community. The terms of the board members are staggered over a three year period.
As a result of legislation passed during the 2012 General Session of the Utah Legislature, changes were made to the make-up of the Utah Water Quality Board (Title 19, Chapter 5, Section 103). These changes may be found at the following website: http://www.le.utah.gov/code/TITLE19/htm/19_05_010300.htm. These changes will take effect on March 1, 2013 when Governor Herbert makes new appointments to the Water Quality Board following Senate approval.
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) encourages qualified individuals who are interested in being considered for an appointmentvto the Water Quality Board (WQB) to apply before the end of 2012. Applications may be submitted electronically through the following website http://gva1.utah.gov/boards/boards.aspx?id=2123, scrolling down to, "Water Quality Board", and clicking on, "Apply for Appointment to Board".
The Water Quality Board generally meets on a monthly basis.
There is nothing to report at this time.
- Utah Code, Section 19-5-103