H.833 -An act relating to the interbasin transfer of surface waters

Location: House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish, and Wildlife

Last Recorded Action: Signed by Governor on October 8, 2020

Subject: Conservation and development; water resources; surface waters; interbasin transfer.

Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to require the Secretary of Natural Resources to convene a Surface Water Diversions and Transfers Study Group to investigate and make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding the environmental, economic, and recreational impacts of transferring surface water between watershed basins and of diversions of surface water in general.

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