S787 - Changes the definition of "waters of the United States"
(If you have a water well on your property, this may be of interest.)
Fed Moves to Control All the Water in the US
By Nancy Matthis | Sunday, May 10th, 2009 at 6:08 pm
Evaluate S.787 and see what you think (bill & summary attached). I'm not sure the bill will give the Fed govt total control of water, but it brings that power closer.
There is an exception to "groundwater" on page 5 of the bill. It says:
Question: What happens if a water well's
groundwater is replenished from a water source -- ie, river, stream,
lake, pond, etc. -- that IS named in the new definition and consequently
under the legislative authority of Congress?