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§ 5-702. Water-supply storage or storage for streamflow regulation for quality control provided...

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 5. Water Resources (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Flood Control and Water Supply Powers and Functions
MD Code, Environment, § 5-702
§ 5-702. Water-supply storage or storage for streamflow regulation for quality control provided by federally constructed reservoir; reimbursement of costs
Estimate of storage requirements
(a) When need arises in the State for water-supply storage or storage for streamflow regulation for quality control, either or both of which can be provided by a federally constructed reservoir, and cost of storage is nonreimbursable when used for streamflow regulation, or is to be repaid by nonfederal interest when used for water supply, the Department, after consulting with concerned units and jurisdictions, shall estimate:
(1) The amount of water-supply storage required to meet both initial and future needs in the potential service area within the State; and
(2) The need for and benefits of storage for regulation of streamflow for quality control.
Obtaining reimbursement of costs
(b) The Department shall contract with appropriate federal authorities to obtain reimbursement of costs for initial water supply and furnish reasonable assurance that costs allocated to future water supply for use in the State will be repaid. When future water supply is required, the Department shall contract with federal authorities for reimbursement.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1. Amended by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 2; Acts 1991, c. 55, § 1. Renumbered from Natural Resources § 8-902 by Acts 1995, c. 488, § 1, eff. July 1, 1995.
Formerly Art. 96A, § 53A.
MD Code, Environment, § 5-702, MD ENVIR § 5-702
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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