OAC Chapter 3745-5 Water Quality Trading

The following is a complete list of the rules in Chapter 3745-5 of the Ohio Administrative Code.  More information about Ohio's water quality trading program is available here.

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  • Table of Contents

  • 3745-5-01 Water quality Trading: definitions.

  • 3745-5-02 Purpose and applicability.

  • 3745-5-03 Prohibitions and restrictions.

  • 3745-5-04 General program requirements.

  • 3745-5-05 General requirements for a water quality trading management plan application.

  • 3745-5-06 Requirements for a water quality trading management plan application.

  • 3745-5-07 Requirements for water quality credits.

  • 3745-5-08 Water quality credits and pollutant loading calculations.

  • 3745-5-09 Determining water quality baselines.

  • 3745-5-10 Trading ratios.

  • 3745-5-11 Incorporating trades into individual NPDES permits and general permits.

  • 3745-5-12 Record keeping, reporting requirements, compliance, enforcement, and oversight.

  • 3745-5-13 Public participation requirements.

  • 3745-5-14 Ambient water quality monitoring requirements.