15A NCAC 02E .0606       WATER SHORTAGE RESPONSE PLANNING REQUIREMENTS

All classes of water users shall prepare a Water Shortage Response Plan according to the water shortage response planning provisions in Rules .0607 through .0611 for their appropriate class of water use.  The purpose of these Water Shortage Response Plans is to plan for an effective course of action to minimize harmful impacts of drought and water supply emergencies on public health and safety, environmental quality, and the economy.  Water Shortage Response Plans shall take into account the specific characteristics of the water sources and the water uses for which the plan is prepared.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-354(a)(1); 143-355(l); S.L. 2002-167;

Eff. March 19, 2007.