House Bill No. 6553
               House Bill No. 6553

               PUBLIC ACT NO. 97-84


AN ACT CONCERNING COORDINATED WATER SYSTEM PLANS.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Subsection   (a)  of  section  25-33h  of  the
general statutes is repealed and the following  is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    (a)  Each water utility coordinating committee
shall prepare a coordinated water system  plan  in
the public water supply management area. Such plan
shall be submitted to the Commissioner  of  Public
Health  for  his  approval not more than two years
after the first meeting of the committee. The plan
shall   promote  cooperation  among  public  water
systems  and  include,  but  not  be  limited  to,
provisions  for  (1)  integration  of public water
systems,  consistent  with  the   protection   and
enhancement  of  public health and well-being; (2)
integration of water company plans; (3)  exclusive
service  areas;  (4) joint management or ownership
of services; (5)  satellite  management  services;
(6) interconnections between public water systems;
(7) integration  of  land  use  and  water  system
plans;  (8)  minimum  design  standards; (9) WATER
CONSERVATION; (10) the impact  on  other  uses  of
water  resources;  and  [(10)] (11) acquisition of
land surrounding wells proposed to be  located  in
stratified drifts.

Approved May 29, 1997