Water Use Registration and Allocation (North Carolina)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||North Carolina|
|Name||Water Use Registration and Allocation (North Carolina)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources|
This rule states regulations for water withdrawals, permits required for withdrawals and water use during water droughts and emergencies. Self-supplied business and industrial water users subject to the water withdrawal registration shall prepare a written plan, for responding to water shortages that is consistent with industry water efficiency and drought response guidelines. Business and industrial water users that depend on the water storage of a privately or publicly owned impoundment or withdraw water under a contract issued by the owner of an impoundment shall have a written plan for responding to water shortages that is consistent with the provisions of the contract and with any Water Shortage Response Plan provisions established by the owner of the impoundment. Business and industrial water users that are supplied water by a publicly or privately owned water system shall establish a procedure for responding to water shortages that is complementary to their water purveyor's Water Shortage Response Plan.
|Contact Name||Harold Brady|
|Department||Department of Environment and Natural Resources|
|Division||Division of Water Resources|
|Address||1611 Mail Service Center|
|Place||Raleigh, North Carolina|
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|Authority 1:||G.S. 143-215.22H|