Water Use Registration and Allocation (North Carolina)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place North Carolina


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
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Primary Website http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title%2015a%20-%20environment%20and%20natural%20resources/chapter%2002%20-%20environmental%20management/subchapter%20e/subchapter%20e%20rules.pdf


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.ncwater.org/Permits_and_Registration/Water_Withdrawal_and_Transfer_Registration/


Summary

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.


Policy Contact

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
Zip/Postal Code 27699-1611
Phone 919-707-9005


Email harold.m.brady@ncdenr.gov
Website http://www.ncwater.org/About_DWR/staff/


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

Authority 1: G.S. 143-215.22H


















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