The Act extends the maximum duration of permits for withdrawal, diversion, or impoundment of surface waters and ground waters to fifty years. Permits for more than twenty-five years must be based on a water conservation and development plan. The Act also provides for administrative review of decisions under this title.
Julie A. Beberman,
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES Water Resources: Extend Maximum Duration of Water Use Permits; Provide for Water Development and Conservation Plans; Preserve the Department of Natural Resources' Right to Appeal Decisions of Administrative Law Judges,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
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