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i_wrrc_2016a_2016-09-20t10:00:14z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 09/20/2016


Regulation of Ground Water Storage


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10:53 AM -- Regulation of Ground Water Storage

Kevin Rein, Deputy State Engineer, Division of Water Resources, discussed groundwater storage regulation in the state. Mr. Rein described the nature of groundwater, and explained that it is transient, making it difficult to actually store. Mr. Rein discussed how an aquifer could potentially be used as groundwater storage. Mr. Rein responded to questions from the committee. Mr. Rein's presentation was distributed to the committee prior to the meeting (Attachment B).

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