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SB 1599 (Lewis) Ground water withdrawal; Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area; incentives for use

Dates

Posted on: 01/15/2019

Contact Information

Marcus White
Email: whitem@charlottesville.org


Details

Directs the State Water Control Board to adopt regulations providing incentives for the withdrawal of water from the surficial aquifer, rather than the deep aquifer, in the Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area, as defined in the bill. Such incentives may include extended permit terms of as long as 20 years, an accelerated permit process, or discounted permit fees.

http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?191+sum+SB1599 1/9/19

Referred to ACNR