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§ 636. Method of acquisition of rights; application for permit; contents

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 22. Water Rights (Refs & Annos)
32 P.S. § 636
§ 636. Method of acquisition of rights; application for permit; contents
Hereafter no acquisition of water rights shall be made or taken by any public water supply agency except as follows:
Any such public water supply agency desiring to acquire new water rights, a new source of water supply, or to acquire an additional quantity of water or water rights from an existing source of water supply, beyond that confirmed by the board under the preceding sections of this act as being reasonably necessary for present purposes and future needs, shall make application to the board for a permit to acquire such designated waters or water rights, setting forth such of the following information as may be applicable:
1. The river or stream from which the supply is proposed to be taken and the necessity for such new water rights, new source, or additional quantity.
2. The amount of water which it is proposed to acquire for present purposes and future needs.
3. The district, municipality or political subdivision, and the population thereof, requiring the supply, and the necessity for such acquisition.
4. The plan for development or use of the water, including the capacities of any proposed impounding reservoirs.
5. Such other or additional applicable information as the board may require.

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1939, June 24, P.L. 842, § 6.
32 P.S. § 636, PA ST 32 P.S. § 636
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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