(415 ILCS 5/14.1)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1014.1)
Community water supply; minimum setback zone.
A minimum setback zone is established for the location of each new community
water supply well as follows:
(a) No new community water supply well may be located within 200 feet
of any potential primary or potential secondary source or any potential route.
(b) No new community water supply well deriving water from fractured or
highly permeable bedrock or from an unconsolidated and unconfined sand and
gravel formation may be located within 400 feet of any
potential primary or potential secondary source or any
potential route. Such 400 foot setback is not applicable to any new
community water supply well where the potential primary or potential
secondary source is located within a site for which certification is
currently in effect pursuant to Section 14.5.
(c) Nothing in this Section shall affect any location
and construction requirement imposed in Section 6 of the "Illinois Water
Well Construction Code", approved August 20, 1965, as amended, and
the regulations promulgated thereunder.
(d) For the purposes of this Section, a community water supply well is
"new" if it is constructed after September 24, 1987.
(e) Nothing in this Section shall affect the minimum distance requirements
for new community water supply wells relative to common sources of sanitary
pollution as specified by rules adopted under Section 17 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 92-574, eff. 6-26-02.)