SB 425 Interbasin transfer of water resources; State Water Control Board to establish procedures, etc.
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Summary as passed:

Interbasin transfer of water resources.  Charges the State Water Control Board with the responsibility to establish procedures for obtaining a Virginia Water Protection Permit for the transfer of water resources between major river basins in Virginia that may impact water basins in another state. The bill requires the applicant for a permit for an interbasin transfer of water to provide certain information, including an analysis of alternatives to the transfer and a comprehensive analysis of the impacts that would occur in the source and receiving basins.


Summary as introduced:
Interbasin transfer of water resources.  Charges the State Water Control Board with the responsibility to establish policies and requirements for obtaining a Virginia Water Protection Permit for the interbasin transfer of water resources. The bill requires the applicant for a permit to provide certain information, including an analysis of alternatives to the transfer and a comprehensive analysis of the impacts that would occur in the source and receiving basins.