Minimum Stream Flow Standards (Connecticut)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Connecticut

Applies to States or Provinces Connecticut
Name Minimum Stream Flow Standards (Connecticut)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-05-23
Last Substantive Modification
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Information Source


These regulations apply to all dams and structures which impound or divert waters on rivers or their tributaries, with some exceptions. The regulations set standards for minimum flow (listed in the document) to be met by such structures.

Policy Contact

Department Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Division Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse: Planning and Standards Division
Address 79 Elm Street
Place Hartford, Connecticut
Zip/Postal Code 06106-5127
Phone (860) 424-3020


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: DEEP Regulations 26-141a-1 through 8
Date Enacted 1979