N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 17-1703
Contamination of salt wells


It shall be unlawful for any person to wilfully place, introduce or cause to flow or enter into any spring, brook or body of water, which is used in the manufacture of salt, or into any salt well, or salt mine, or into any cavity or reservoir beneath the surface of the earth from which salt or brine is taken or used in the manufacture of salt, any impure or deleterious substance or thing whatsoever, which is liable to pollute the waters thereof, or the brine or salt taken or manufactured therefrom, provided that this act shall not interfere with any existing system of drainage or sewerage.

Source: Section 17-1703 — Contamination of salt wells, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/17-1703 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

17‑1701
Definition of sewage
17‑1703
Contamination of salt wells
17‑1704
Discharge of sewage and other offensive matter from new or renovated wastewater disposal systems to the surface waters of the Owasco lake...
17‑1705
Discharge of sewage into Wallkill Creek prohibited
17‑1707
Discharge of sewage into the Susquehanna near Binghamton prohibited
17‑1709
Discharge of sewage and other offensive matter into Lake George and Skaneateles lake prohibited
17‑1710
Deposit of garbage or other refuse on or in waters of the Owasco lake watershed extending from the city dam on the outlet to the existing...
17‑1711
Deposit of garbage or other refuse on or in waters of Lake George and Skaneateles lake and their tributaries prohibited
17‑1713
Discharge of sewage and other offensive matter into Brant Lake, Loon Lake, Friends Lake and Schroon Lake prohibited
17‑1715
Discharge of sewage and other offensive matter into Oneida Lake prohibited
17‑1717
Order to discontinue pollution of waters
17‑1719
Actions by municipalities to prevent discharge of sewage into waters
17‑1721
Reports of municipal authorities to local boards of health
17‑1723
Reports of proprietors of industrial establishments
17‑1725
Permission to discharge sewage
17‑1727
Permission to discharge refuse or waste matter from industrial establishments
17‑1729
Permits for conduit or discharge pipes
17‑1731
Revocation or modification of permits
17‑1733
Record of permits
17‑1735
Violations
17‑1737
Legal construction and limitations
17‑1739
Repeal of provisions
17‑1741
Sewerage
17‑1743
Reporting of spills of liquids stored in bulk
17‑1745
Sewage from vessels

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 17-1703’s source at nysenate​.gov

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