Stream Flow Standards and Regulations (Connecticut)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Connecticut

Name Stream Flow Standards and Regulations (Connecticut)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small)
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-05-23
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


These regulations apply to all rivers and streams in Connecticut. Dam owners need to comply with these regulations unless the dam is principally used for hydroelectric power generation and is under the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Some other exemptions apply. The regulations describe river and stream classifications and prescribes standards for dam operation.

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

Authority 1: DEEP Regulations 26-141b-1 through 8
Date Enacted 2011