Q-2, r. 35.2 - Water Withdrawal and Protection Regulation

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9. Despite the first paragraph of section 31.81 of the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2), the term of a water withdrawal authorization issued for the operation of a fish farm on land is 15 years when, for each ton of annual production, the fish farm expects an annual discharge of phosphorous in its effluents of 4.2 kg or less and withdraws a volume of water of 10,000 litres or less per hour.
Similarly, the term of the first authorization issued for water withdrawals carried out for the purpose of selling or distributing spring water or mineral water or for the purpose of making, preserving or processing products within the meaning of the Food Products Act (chapter P-29) is 11 years.
O.C. 696-2014, s. 9.