as introduced - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to water; providing for the consumptive use 1.3 of groundwater. 1.4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.5 Section 1. [CONSUMPTIVE USE OF GROUNDWATER.] 1.6 Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.265, 1.7 subdivision 3, the legislature approves the consumptive use of 1.8 groundwater under a permit of more than 2,000,000 gallons per 1.9 day average in a 30-day period in Golden Valley, Crystal, and 1.10 New Hope in connection with a municipal water supply system 1.11 operated under a joint powers agreement, subject to the 1.12 commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources making a 1.13 determination that the water remaining in the basin of origin 1.14 will be adequate to meet the basin's need for water and 1.15 subsequent approval by the commissioner. 1.16 [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective the day 1.17 following final enactment.