92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0927
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Short description: 
DNR-AQUIFER STUDY                                                          

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Department of Natural  Resources  Act.   Requires  the      
   Department  of  Natural Resources to conduct a study to (i) develop an      
   understanding of the geology  of  each  aquifer  in  the  State;  (ii)      
   determine  the  groundwater  flow  through  the geologic units and the      
   interaction of groundwater with surface waters;  and  (iii)  determine      
   the  chemistry  of  the  geologic  units  and the groundwater in those      
   units.  Requires the Department to develop  geologic  and  groundwater      
   flow  models  for  each  underground  aquifer  in the State based upon      
   information obtained from the study.  Effective immediately.                
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Further amends the Department of Natural Resources Act.  Provides      
   that the aquifer study must analyze current groundwater withdrawals.        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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