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Senate Bill 0132


Senate Bill 0132

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF SB 132 (Updated March 1, 2012 10:45 am - DI 84)


Water utility resource data. Requires each water utility that provides water service to the public in Indiana for a fee to annually submit to the Indiana utility regulatory commission (IURC) a report on the following: (1) The types of use of the water resources used by the utility in providing water service to Indiana customers. (2) The utility's operations and maintenance costs in providing water service to Indiana customers. Allows the IURC to prescribe the process, deadlines, and other requirements for submitting the annual reports. Requires the IURC to collect in each annual report certain information concerning each water utility's plant in service, use of water resources, and sources of funding. Requires the IURC to include a summary of the data and information contained in the reports in: (1) an annual report to the legislative council; and (2) the commission's annual report on the water and wastewater industries provided to the regulatory flexibility committee. Provides that in making the required reports, the IURC shall: (1) use aggregated data to protect the confidential information of individual water utilities; and (2) include in the reports recommendations concerning the use of financial resources by water utilities, necessary infrastructure investments by water utilities, and actions to minimize impacts on rates paid by water and wastewater customers. Authorizes the IURC to adopt rules to implement the reporting requirements. Excludes an underground aquifer or water in an underground aquifer from the definition of "watercourse".
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