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Monitoring and Assessment Public Notices

Public comments are being accepted by the Watershed Management Division for the issues listed below.
Comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the date in which comments are due.

Notice of Document Availability for Public Comment 

2024 State Priority Waters Lists, including Part A (303(d) List of Impaired Waters)

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is making available for public comment the draft 2024 List of Priority Waters which includes the draft 303(d) List of Impaired Waters. Summary of changes in the 2024 listing cycle.

After the close of the comment period, the Division will consider all public comments and prepare a written response to comments.  The deadline for comment submittal is Friday, May 17, 2024.  

Submit written comments to Tim Clear by email at or mail at Department of Environmental Conservation, 1 National Life Drive, Davis 3, Montpelier, VT 05620-3522


Monitoring and Assessment Program Notices
Deadline for Comment Submittal Basin or Study Subject Documents
May 17, 2024 Part A. Impaired surface waters in need of TMDL
May 17, 2024 Part B. Impaired Waters - no TMDL determination required
May 17, 2024 Part D. Impaired surface waters with a TMDL
May 17, 2024 Part E. Surface waters altered by aquatic invasive species
May 17, 2024 Part F. Surface waters altered by flow regulation

Timely comments will be considered in the formulation of a final decision.  Paper copies are available for a fee.  During this notice period, a person may request a public informational meeting regarding any draft decision.  Any meeting request must state the person’s interest and the reasons why a meeting is warranted.  Such a meeting will be held if there is sufficient interest.  Be certain your name and mailing address are included in the e-mail message.

Alternatively, you may submit comments via US Mail to:

Public Comment
Monitoring and Assessment Program
Watershed Management Division
1 National Life Drive, Davis 3
Montpelier, VT 05620-3522

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