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Precipitation Harvesting Storm Water Detention

Concerning allowing certain facilities to use water detained in a storm water detention and infiltration facility for precipitation harvesting.
2024 Regular Session
Bill Summary

Under current law, an entity that owns, operates, or has oversight over a storm water detention and infiltration facility (facility) is not allowed to divert, store, or otherwise use water detained in the facility. For facilities that are also approved for use as a precipitation harvesting facility, either through a substitute water supply plan or an augmentation plan, the bill authorizes the use of water detained in the facility pursuant to an approved precipitation harvesting pilot project for precipitation harvesting.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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