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§ 693.4. Scope

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. § 693.4
§ 693.4. Scope
This act shall apply to:
(1) All dams on a natural or artificial watercourse, other than those licensed pursuant to the Federal Power Act1, where:
(i) the contributory drainage area exceeds 100 acres; or
(ii) the greatest depth of water at maximum storage elevation exceeds 15 feet; or
(iii) the impounding capacity at maximum storage elevation exceeds 50 acre-feet.
(2) All dams used for the storage of water not located on a watercourse and which have no contributory drainage, where the greatest depth of water at maximum storage elevation exceeds 15 feet and the impounding capacity at maximum storage elevation exceeds 50 acre-feet.
(3) All dams used for the storage of fluids or semifluids other than water, the escape of which may result in air, water or land pollution, or may result in danger to persons or property.
(4) All water obstructions and encroachments other than dams, located in, along, across or projecting into any watercourse, floodway or body of water, whether temporary or permanent.

Credits

1978, Nov. 26, P.L. 1375, No. 325, § 3, effective July 1, 1979. Amended 1979, Oct. 23, P.L. 204, No. 70, § 1, imd. effective.

Footnotes

16 U.S.C.A. § 791a et seq.
32 P.S. § 693.4, PA ST 32 P.S. § 693.4
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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