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FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 495

AN ACT • AMENDING SECTION IIII, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR TREATMENT OF PRIVATELY OWNED WATERS WITHOUT NOTICE TO OWNERS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Section 41 Chapter 11, Title 7, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding thereto the following sentence:

In the event conditions in a privately owned lake or pond constitute a health hazard or violate the water quality standards of the Department, the Department may immediately proceed with necessary treatment. Notice of such treatment must be given to the owners of such lake or pond as soon as possible.

Approved July 1, 1971.