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HB 2063 (Carr) Ground water withdrawals; waste

Dates

Posted on: 01/15/2019

Contact Information

Marcus White
Email: whitem@charlottesville.org


Details

Provides that when the SWCB determines that surface water is reasonably available for use in a ground water management area, the use of ground water other than from the surficial aquifer in such management area for a purpose other than human consumption shall be deemed to constitute waste. The bill prohibits the issuance of a ground water withdrawal permit to authorize the withdrawal of water that constitutes waste. The bill contains technical amendments.

http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?191+sum+HB2063

1/7/19 Referred to ACNR 

1/16/19 Assigned ACNR #3