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§ 695.3. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 32 P.S. Forests, Waters and State ParksEffective: July 9, 2008

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 32 P.S. Forests, Waters and State Parks
Part II. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 25C. Water and Sewer Systems Assistance Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 9, 2008
32 P.S. § 695.3
§ 695.3. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Authority.” The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority.
“Board.” The board of directors of the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority.
“Eligible cost.” The cost of all labor, materials, necessary operational machinery and equipment, lands, property, rights and easements, plans and specifications, surveys, estimates of costs and revenues, prefeasibility studies, engineering and legal services and all other expenses necessary or incident to the acquisition, construction, improvement, expansion, extension, repair or rehabilitation of all or part of a project.
“Grant.” The award and distribution of funds for eligible costs by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority if repayment is not required.
“Municipality.” A county, city, borough, incorporated town, township, home rule municipality and any municipal authority responsible for the provision of drinking water or sewage treatment services to any of them.
“Nutrient.” Nitrogen or phosphorus.
“Nutrient credit.” The unit of compliance that corresponds with a pound of reduction of a nutrient and that has been approved by the Department of Environmental Protection.
“Project.” The acquisition, construction, improvement, expansion, extension, repair, rehabilitation or security measures of all or part of a facility or system for:
(1) the collection, treatment or disposal of wastewater, including industrial waste;
(2) the supply, treatment, storage or distribution of drinking water;
(3) the control and elimination of combined sewer overflows, defined as a point source discharge from a sewer system that combines sanitary wastewaters and storm waters;
(4) the reductions of nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment to comply with Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Tributary Strategy, including the purchase or trading of nutrient credits;
(5) the control of storm water, which may include, but is not limited to, the transport, storage and the infiltration of storm water;
(6) the best management practices to address point or nonpoint source pollution associated with storm water runoff or any other innovative techniques identified in the county-prepared watershed plans pursuant to the act of October 4, 1978 (P.L. 864, No. 167),1 known as the Storm Water Management Act;
(7) the control of nonpoint sources of pollution identified in programs established under section 319 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (62 Stat. 1155, 33 U.S.C. § 1329); or
(8) the consolidation or regionalization of two or more water supply systems, sewage disposal systems or storm water systems managed or operated as an integrated system, regardless of whether the system is physically interconnected.


2008, July 9, P.L. 915, No. 64, § 3, imd. effective.


32 P.S. § 680.1 et seq.
32 P.S. § 695.3, PA ST 32 P.S. § 695.3
Current through Act 10 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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