1501-7-04 Classes of water use.

(A) The following classes of water use are hereby created: domestic, commercial, industrial, agricultural, fire protection, hydroelectric power generation, and public water supply. All determinations as to the class of water use shall be made by the division.

(B) Any lease or sale agreement for commercial, industrial, public water supply, hydroelectric power generation, or agricultural water use shall be for a minimum of one million gallons per year.

(C) When withdrawing water for public water supply use as a backup source from a canal or canal reservoir, the division shall be notified immediately of commencement of said withdrawal. Withdrawal amounts shall be reported to the division pursuant to paragraph (F) of rule 1501-7-03 of the Administrative Code. For such withdrawals greater than one million gallons per year, the annual payment to the department shall be adjusted based on the rate established pursuant to paragraph (D) of rule 1501-7-05 of the Administrative Code and the total number of gallons per year withdrawn.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/08/2008 and 02/08/2013

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: RC 1520.03 , 1501.01

Rule Amplifies: RC 1520.03

Prior Effective Dates: 03/10/2003