Nebraska Administrative Code
Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy

Title 118 - Groundwater Quality Standards and Use Classification
Chapter 9 - Regulation of Potential Point Sources

001 In determining regulatory requirements which may be placed on potential point sources, the Department shall consider the ground water classification, vulnerability of the ground water to pollution, beneficial uses of ground water, characteristics of the potential point source, technical and socioeconomic factors, and other site-specific factors, as necessary. This shall apply to all potential point sources for which the Department has regulatory authority, including but not limited to:

Point Source
Regulated By

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems
Title 119
Injection Wells
Title 122
Wastewater Treatment Plants
Title 123
Septic Tanks
Title 124
Individual Waste Treatment Lagoons
Title 125
Pretreatment Facilities
Title 127
Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, or Disposal Facilities
Title 128
Livestock Waste Control Facilities
Title 130
Licensed Landfills
Title 132
Mineral Exploration Holes
Title 135

002 The regulatory requirements of this chapter shall not preempt more stringent restrictions required of sources and facilities covered by federal regulations within the Clean Water Act (CWA); Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA); Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); or the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); and other applicable federal statutes.

Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. ยง 81-1505(1)(2)

Legal Citation: Title 118, Ch. 9, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality