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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 230GROUNDWATER AVAILABILITY CERTIFICATION FOR PLATTING
RULE §230.7General Groundwater Resource Information

(a) Aquifer identification. Using Texas Water Development Board aquifer names, the aquifer(s) underlying the proposed subdivision which is planned to be used as the source of water for the subdivision shall be identified and generally described as specified in §230.3(c) of this title (relating to Certification of Groundwater Availability for Platting).

(b) Geologic and groundwater information. To meet the requirements of this chapter, the following geologic and groundwater information shall be considered in planning and designing the aquifer test under §230.8(c) of this title (relating to Obtaining Site-Specific Groundwater Data):

  (1) the stratigraphy of the geologic formations underlying the subdivision;

  (2) the lithology of the geologic strata;

  (3) the geologic structure;

  (4) the characteristics of the aquifer(s) and their hydraulic relationships;

  (5) the recharge to the aquifer(s), and movement and discharge of groundwater from the aquifer(s); and

  (6) the ambient quality of water in the aquifer(s).


Source Note: The provisions of this §230.7 adopted to be effective July 9, 2000, 25 TexReg 6345

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