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§ 693.2. Purposes

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 32 P.S. Forests, Waters and State Parks

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 32 P.S. Forests, Waters and State Parks
Part II. Waters (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 25A. Dam Safety and Encroachments (Refs & Annos)
32 P.S. § 693.2
§ 693.2. Purposes
The purposes of this act are to:
(1) Provide for the regulation of dams and reservoirs, water obstructions and encroachments in the Commonwealth, in order to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people and property.
(2) Assure proper planning, design, construction, maintenance, monitoring and supervision of dams and reservoirs, including such preventive measures as are necessary to provide an adequate margin of safety.
(3) Protect the natural resources, environmental rights and values secured by the Pennsylvania Constitution and conserve the water quality, natural regime and carrying capacity of watercourses.
(4) Assure proper planning, design, construction, maintenance and monitoring of water obstructions and encroachments, in order to prevent unreasonable interference with waterflow and to protect navigation.

Credits

1978, Nov. 26, P.L. 1375, No. 325, § 2, effective July 1, 1979. Amended 1979, Oct. 23, P.L. 204, No. 70, § 1, imd. effective.
32 P.S. § 693.2, PA ST 32 P.S. § 693.2
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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