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Great Lakes Basin water withdrawal registration handbook, agricultural irrigators

New York (State). Dept. of Environmental Conservation.

Great Lakes Basin water withdrawal registration handbook, agricultural irrigators

by New York (State). Dept. of Environmental Conservation.

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Published by New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Division of Water in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation water -- Government policy -- New York (State) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Water diversion -- Great Lakes Region (North America).,
  • Water withdrawals -- Great Lakes Region (North America).,
  • Water withdrawals -- Government policy -- New York (State) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAgricultural irrigators
    ContributionsNew York (State). Division of Water
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22229504M

    The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact is a historic agreement among the eight Great Lakes states to protect Great Lakes water. The Compact, which came into force on December 8, , protects wildlife and habitat from water diversions from the Great Lakes basin and promotes sound water management within the basin. Great Lakes Regional Water Use for Figure 1. Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin The Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River – the world’s largest freshwater system – span an area of , square miles (, square kilometers). Its total volume is quadrillion gallons (25 quadrillion liters), an amount that would fill 9.

    Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). The GLRI is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA)-led initiative designed to accelerate efforts to protect and restore the water resources of the Great Lakes Basin. Funding for GLSNRP. tool that permits the Great Lakes states to act in a manner that would otherwise be prohibited under the Dormant Commerce Clause. Under WRDA, new diversions of Great Lakes water outside of the basin, are regulated by the eight Great Lakes states – requiring approval of all eight governors and the premiers of the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) defines consumptive use in the Annual Report of the Great Lakes Regional Water Use Data Base Repository Representing Water Use Data as “that portion of water withdrawn or withheld from the Great Lakes Basin and assumed to be lost or otherwise not returned to the Great Lakes Basin due to evapotranspiration. Estimate of Ground Water in Storage in the Great Lakes Basin, United States, Estimation of Shallow Ground-Water Recharge in the Great Lakes Basin: Historical Changes in Precipitation and Streamflow in the U.S. Great Lakes Basin, – Compilation of Regional Ground-Water Divides for Principal Aquifers Corresponding to the Great.


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Great Lakes Basin water withdrawal registration handbook, agricultural irrigators by New York (State). Dept. of Environmental Conservation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A new state-wide water resources law went into effect on Febru This law supercedes the previous Great Lakes Water Registration Program. The law requires a DEC permit for water withdrawal systems having the capacity to withdrawgallons per day (gpd) or more of surface water or groundwater with some exceptions.

Diversions may transfer water in or out of the Great Lakes basin, or between the watersheds of different lakes or rivers within the basin. While the impacts of existing diversions on lake levels are minor, they alter the natural flow of the Great Lakes and water returned from diversions may be of a different quality than when it was withdrawn.

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Regional Body Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council RESOLUTION NO. ADOPTING JOINT DECLARATION OF FINDING For the Water Management Program Review and Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review State of Minnesota I.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The Compact A. On March 4,the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact was signed into New York State Environmental Conservation Law by Governor Eliot Spitzer as 21 ECL Title Section of the Act directs the New York Great Lakes Basin Advisory Council (GLBAC) to: *.

The attention to the fate of ground water in the Great Lakes Basin has prompted scientific studies. A USGS report published in titled “ The Importance of Ground Water in the Great Lakes Region ” (Water-Resources Investigation Report ) reviewed what.

The Great Lakes are, from west to east: Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and are a dominant part of the physical and cultural heritage of North America. Shared with Canada and spanning more than miles (1, kilometers) from west to east, these vast inland freshwater seas provide water for consumption, transportation, power, recreation and a host of other uses.

Great Lakes agriculture generates more than $15 billion a year in products from livestock, dairy, grain and corn, and it Great Lakes Basin water withdrawal registration handbook for 7% of total U.S.

food production. The environmental issues related to agricultural practices directly shape the current and future health of both our water and our region’s farming economy.

A council that manages and protects the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River basin is changing the rules for communities that want to withdraw and use water outside the watershed. But Great Lakes mayors and environmental groups say the changes don’t go far enough to strengthen a multi-state agreement governing use of the lakes’ water supply.

Industry Expertise. There is a wealth of industry knowledge in the leaders of Great Basin Water Co. We are proud to share their expertise with you on what it takes to provide our communities with reliable services, optimal customer care and deliver the best value in water and wastewater management.

The Great Lakes is the largest basin of fresh water in the world, Lehr said, containing some quadrillion gallons of water and pouring out, through the St.

Lawrence Seaway, some billion gallons per day. Despite the activities of irrigators and others, water. Estimates of water withdrawals in the United States part of the Great Lakes Basin and of its watersheds designated by the 8-digit hydrologic unit code (HUCs) indicate that about billion gallons per day (Bgal/d) were withdrawn for practically all categories of use in Virtually all water withdrawn was freshwater.

Surface-water withdrawals totaled Bgal/d, or 95 percent of. Annual Report of the Great Lakes Regional Water Use Database Representing Water Use Data 6 Great Lakes Regional Water Use for Figure 1.

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin The Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River Basin – the world’s largest freshwater system – spans an area ofsquare miles (, square kilometers). Several laws, policies, and governing bodies already regulate the use, withdrawal, and diversion of water from the Great Lakes Basin; however, the concern over domestic and international demand for Great Lakes water has prompted officials from the United States and Canada to reevaluate these laws and : Stephen R.

Viña, Pervaze Sheikh. ARTICLE GREAT LAKES BASIN WATER MANAGEMENT Rule 1. Administration IAC Purposes Authority: IC ; IC Affected: IC ; IC Sec. The purposes of this article are to assist with each of the following: (1). the region’s population continues to grow, water is being converted from agricultural to urban use and groundwater sources are being used more extensively.

Key Issues Population Growth—The human population in the Great Basin is growing at among the highest rates in the Nation (Nevada #1; Utah #4 in the last census). Most of. Click this box to view hydrometeorological conditions that influence Great Lakes water levels, ncluding the latest Monthly Hydrology and Monthly Water Levels Summaries and graphics showing recent water level, net basin supply, evaporation, precipitation, runoff, snow, ice cover, and surface water.

Great Lakes water for industrial, municipal or agricultural uses within their boundaries. Although the interests of states outside the Great Lakes Basin to use of Great Lakes water do not constitute rights, 9.

at present there are two legal means by which those states may attain access to the water in the Lakes. Great Lakes River Basin Initiative. America’s Great Lakes — Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario — hold 21 percent of the world’s surface fresh water, providing habitat for a variety of fish and wildlife and drinking water for more than 40 million people.

Consumptive Water–Use Coefficients for the Great Lakes Basin and Climatically Similar Areas: Fact Sheet: Consumptive Water Use in the Great Lakes Basin: Variations in Withdrawal, Return Flow, and Consumptive Use of Water in Ohio and Indiana, with Selected Data from Wisconsin, – Consumptive-use coefficient statistics for the Great Lakes Basin and climatically similar areas, by water-use category (from Shaffer and Runkle, ).

[Minimum (Min), median, maximum (Max), 25th percentile, and 75th percentile are in percent and rounded to the nearest whole number. The Great Lakes watershed includes eight U.S. States: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.

In MarchU.S. EPA published Water Quality Guidance for the Great Lakes watershed, commonly known as the Great Lakes Initiative (GLI). The guidance consists of. The Great Lakes Compact drew a clear line—the boundary of the Great Lakes basin—to contain Great Lakes water, Annin said.

Wisconsin isn’t new to controversial diversions outside that boundary. Waukesha, Wisconsin, applied for a diversion which was approved in after a review process by all the Great Lakes states and provinces.

However, looming problems with water quality in the Great Lakes have been around a long time and the United States and Canada have a somewhat elaborate, if little .