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Aquifer Protection Area Statutes and Regulations

Aquifer Protection Area Program statutes and regulations were developed to create a protection program for our aquifer resources supporting high yield public supply well fields. The statutes and regulations outline mapping procedures and land use controls to be established in these areas to minimize potential contamination of the well fields. The regulations restrict development of new land use activities that use, store, handle or dispose of hazardous materials and require existing uses of this type to register with either the DEEP or the local Aquifer Protection Agency.

Legislative and Regulatory Advisory

2010 Advisory

Model Municipal Aquifer Protection Area Regulations

Model Aquifer Protection Area Regulations (Revised 10/1/10)

Model Municipal Regulations (Revised 10/1/10)

Reference Document for Model Aquifer Protection Area Regulations

Connecticut General Statutes

Aquifer Protection Area Statutes (C.G.S. 22a-354a-bb)

State Land Use Regulations

Summary/Outline of Aquifer Protection Area (APA) Land Use Regulations

Aquifer Protection Area Land Use Regulations (R.C.S.A. 22a-354i-1 through 10)

Flow Chart - APA Land Use Regulations

Hearing Report August 29, 2003 (Statement of Reasons Pursuant to C.G.S. Section 4-168d)

Report of the Aquifer Protection Task Force February 15, 1989

Aquifer Protection Mapping Regulations

Level A Mapping Regulations (R.C.S.A. 22a-354b-1)

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Content last updated on July 29, 2020.