CT to Vote on New Streamflow Regs
November 28, 2011
TheDay.com: Next week, turning on the faucet, shower or dishwasher could begin to have new implications for the Connecticut homes and businesses with public water supplies and the private and municipal companies that provide it.
On Tuesday [November 29], the General Assembly’s Regulation Review Committee is scheduled to vote on final approval of the first comprehensive state regulations to govern how much water suppliers must release into rivers and streams from their reservoirs. It will apply to owners of dams that impound public drinking water supplies, but not to hydroelectric dams. These are already regulated for flow levels by federal and state licenses.
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