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9VAC25-220-140. Variances and alternative measures.

A. Variances may be applied for, and alternative measures may be used to:

1. Prevent undue hardship; and

2. Ensure equitable distribution of water resources.

B. Alternative measures may include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Alternative or secondary water source;

2. Water storage during times of minimum use and high stream flow;

3. Ponds, pits, ditches and basins when the sole source of water is storm water run-off; and

4. Vary water withdrawal based on time of day, the season or the stream flow.

C. The board must approve all variances and use of alternative measures.

Statutory Authority

Chapter 24 ( 62.1-242 et seq.) of Title 62.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR680-15-03 2.8, eff. June 3, 1992.

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