Tennessee Water Resources Information Act (Tennessee)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Tennessee|
|Name||Tennessee Water Resources Information Act (Tennessee)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Program Administrator||Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation|
| Last Substantive Modification
The Tennessee Water Resources Information Act is designed to prevent the lowering of the ground water table by requiring that adequate information is obtained to document current demand for water and to project growth in that demand. No person shall withdraw 10,000 or more gallons of water per day from surface water or a groundwater source unless the withdrawal is registered and approved by the Commissioner of the Department of Environment and Conservation. The Water Withdrawal Registration Act is a part of the Tennessee Water Resources Information Act.
|Contact Name||Alan Schwendimann|
|Department||Tennessee Department Of Environment and Conservation|
|Division||Division of Water Resources|
|Address||6th Floor, L&C Tower, 401 Church St., Nashville, TN, 37243|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Tenn. Code 69-7-3|