1522.06 Incorporation of water into product as consumptive use.

It is the intent of the general assembly that any incorporation of water into a product that is produced within the great lakes-st. Lawrence river basin and packaged and intended for intermediate or end-use consumers, whether distributed inside or outside the basin, is a consumptive use and does not constitute a diversion for purposes of the great lakes-st. Lawrence river basin water resources compact. A proposal to withdraw water and remove it from the basin in a container greater than five and seven-tenths gallons in capacity shall be treated as a proposal for a diversion as provided under Section 4.12.10 of the great lakes-st. Lawrence river basin water resources compact.

Effective Date: 2008 HB416 12-08-2008