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Water: State, Tribal & Territorial Standards

State, Tribal & Territorial Standards: US Territories

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Region 2: New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

  • Puerto Rico
  • Virgin Islands (PDF) (22 pp, 752K)
    (Effective June 29, 2010) Classifications, designated uses, quality criteria and other policies and procedures for the coastal waters of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
    • Federal Regulations, 40 CFR 131.41 (Effective December 16, 2004) Federal regulations establishing bacteria criteria for coastal and Great Lakes waters. This regulation is also known as the Beach Rule.

Region 9: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands

  • American Samoa (PDF) (37 pp, 132K)
    (Effective August 22, 2014)  This document contains water quality standards for all American Samoa waters.
  • Guam (PDF) (132 pp, 3.1MB; revised 2001)
    This document contains water quality standards for all Guam waters.
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (PDF) (32 pp, 238K)
    (Effective May 1, 2015) This document contains water quality standards for all CNMI waters.

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