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Town of Chenango Aquifer District

New York
Town Of Chenango   
| Suburban | Rural
ยง 73-11 of the Town Code for the Town of Chenango contains several definitions of terms that are important to aquifer protection such as; aquifer recharge zone, watercourse, cone of depression, and toxic or hazardous material. The purpose behind this statute is to minimize the potential for contamination of the aquifer which currently supplies water to the town. This statute divides the Town of Chenango into the following types of aquifer district zones: [1] Wellhead Protection Area, [2] Aquifer Recharge Area, and [3] Watershed Area. These zones are depicted on the official aquifer map of the Town of Chenango, which was adopted with this statute.