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SECTION 17-0826
Notification of discharges affecting groundwaters
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 17, TITLE 8
§ 17-0826. Notification of discharges affecting groundwaters.

Whenever a provision of this title is violated by a facility operating
under or pursuant to a SPDES permit and located within an area
designated pursuant to any federal or state statute as a sole source
aquifer, all public water purveyors with a service area or portion
thereof located within a three mile radius of the violating facility
shall be notified by the department of such violation if the department
determines that the violation could have a significant impact on the
water resources of the area. The department's notices pursuant to this
section shall be made within fourteen days of the official notice of
noncompliance of the SPDES permit to the violating facility.

For the purposes of this section "public water purveyor" shall mean
any person, partnership, public or private corporation, municipality, or
public authority which sells water derived from a sole source aquifer to
at least five service connections or at least twenty-five individuals.