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Considering the full hydrologic cycle in the review and approval process of new water uses (Buys, Taylor, Van Werven)

Requires entities responsible for reviewing and approving permit-exempt water uses and applications for water rights to establish processes and procedures to fully account for the ways in which new uses of groundwater offset potential impairment by recharging water into an aquifer.

1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL:
A technical change is made to correct a drafting error.

Hearing Date: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1459&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)