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Section 6109.071 | Decrease in public water system pumping rates.


(A) As used in this section and section 6109.072 of the Revised Code:

(1) "Public water system well" means a well for use by a public water system.

(2) "Well" means any excavation by digging, boring, drilling, driving, or other method for the purpose of removing ground water from an aquifer. "Well" does not include a private water system well or a monitoring well.

(B) The director of environmental protection may require a public water system to decrease its pumping rates if either of the following applies:

(1) The public water system is pumping at a rate that is drawing or has the potential to draw contaminants into the public water system or a public water system well.

(2) The chief of the division of water resources in the department of natural resources revokes, suspends, or amends a permit issued under section 1521.29 or 1522.12 of the Revised Code or requires a decrease in withdrawal with respect to either such permit.

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