Connecticut Water Diversion Policy Act (Connecticut)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Connecticut|
|Name||Connecticut Water Diversion Policy Act (Connecticut)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Program Administrator||Department of Energy and Environmental Protection|
| Last Substantive Modification
This section describes regulations and permit requirements for projects or activities which may lead to water diversion; however, many exemptions apply. Regulated activities include large withdrawals from groundwater resources, collection or discharge of runoff, water transfer, and relocation, retention, detention, bypass, channelization, piping, culverting, ditching, or damming of waters where the drainage area tributary to such waters is 100 acres or greater.
|Contact Name||Betsey Wingfield|
|Department||Department of Energy and Environmental Protection|
|Division||Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||DEEP Regulations 22a-372-1through377(c)-2|
|Authority 2:||Conn. Gen. Stat. 22a-365 to 22a-378|