Q-2 - Environment Quality Act

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31.93. A transfer out of the St. Lawrence River Basin resulting from a new or increased water withdrawal described in section 31.91 that is intended to supply a waterworks system serving a municipality described in subparagraph b of subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of that section may be authorized only if it meets the conditions set out below and the conditions prescribed in subparagraphs 1 to 4 of the first paragraph of section 31.92:
(1)  there is no water supply alternative within the watershed in which the local municipality concerned is situated that is reasonably accessible and able to satisfy its drinking water needs;
(2)  the quantity of water transferred will not endanger the integrity of the Basin ecosystem; and
(3)  the transfer was reviewed by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Water Resources Regional Body.
2009, c. 21, s. 19.