Groundwater Use and Reporting Act (South Carolina)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place South Carolina


   
Applies to States or Provinces South Carolina
Name Groundwater Use and Reporting Act (South Carolina)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Primary Website http://www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/capuse.htm



Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

The Department of Health and Environmental Control has established a groundwater management program, requiring entities withdrawing in excess of three million gallons during any one month to obtain a permit, register water sources, and report use. The Department is responsible for monitoring and assessing groundwater withdrawals, and for developing a state groundwater management plan. Some exemptions, including for emergency withdrawals, apply.



Policy Contact

Department South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Division Bureau of Water
Address 2601 Bull Street

Place Columbia, South Carolina
Zip/Postal Code 29202
Phone (803) 898-DHEC (3432)




     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: S.C. Code 49-5

Date Enacted 1962


Authority 2: S.C.R. 61-113
Date Effective 2006


















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