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SECTION 55-0107
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 55
§ 55-0107. Definitions.

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this section
shall govern the construction of the following terms as used in this

1. "Plan" shall mean the comprehensive management plan established
pursuant to section 55-0115 of this article.

2. "Recharge" shall mean the downward movement of water to the water
table through the soil overlying an aquifer.

3. "Special groundwater protection area" shall mean recharge watershed
area within a designated sole source area contained within counties
having a population of one million or more which is particularly
important for the maintenance of large volumes of high quality
groundwater for long periods of time.

4. "Watershed" shall mean an area where water drains into a specific
basin or reservoir, or, for groundwater, a region where water is
abundantly recharged to the subsurface groundwater reservoir.