Definitions for "Receiving waters"
Rivers, streams, lakes, or any body of water into which wastewater is discharged.
means either: natural water bodies, including rivers, streams (perennial or intermittent), flowing in natural channels with natural beds or in artificially modified channels, lakes, lagoons or wetlands, either naturally formed or artificially modified, or tidal waters, including bays, estuaries or inlets, or constructed water bodies including waterways, canals, dams, ponds, or wetlands, lakes, bays or inlets no matter whether they are permanently or intermittently inundated with water.
A stream, river, lake, ocean, or other surface or groundwaters into which treated or untreated wastewater is discharged.