A public water supplier must identify a person to manage and coordinate plan development and implementation.
Before the development of a wellhead protection plan begins, a public water supplier must send notice of its decision to develop a plan to:
the governing bodies of counties, townships, municipalities, watershed districts, and watershed management organizations that may have jurisdiction wholly or partly within the estimated drinking water supply management area;
the regional development commission, if any; and
The notice must contain:
the name, address, and telephone number of the wellhead protection plan manager;
the state identifier of each well to be addressed in the wellhead protection plan;
the date the wellhead protection plan must be completed;
a workplan for plan development;
a list of the data elements identified by the department in the scoping decision notice that the public water supplier does not have but needs to:
delineate the wellhead protection area and the drinking water supply management area; and
assess the vulnerability of the well, the wellhead protection area, and the drinking water supply management area;
a request that the data elements identified in item E be shared, if available; and
During the time the plan is being developed, a public water supplier must conduct at least one meeting with local units of government that may have jurisdiction in water and related land resources management within the drinking water supply management area.
A public water supplier developing a wellhead protection plan must ensure that there is a process for public participation during plan development and implementation.
A public water supplier must maintain a record of each public meeting held.
MS s 103I.101
22 SR 668
October 27, 2003