§ 160.001 Legislative intent
§ 160.01 Definitions
§ 160.03 Duties of department
§ 160.05 Identification of groundwater contamination; categories
§ 160.07 Establishment of enforcement standards; substances of public health concern
§ 160.09 Establishment of enforcement standards; substances of public welfare concern
§ 160.11 Public information
§ 160.13 Methodology to establish enforcement standard
§ 160.15 Establishment of preventive action limits
§ 160.17 Collection of information
§ 160.19 Regulatory agency; review of existing regulations; design and management criteria
§ 160.21 Adoption of rules for regulatory responses for groundwater contamination
§ 160.23 Implementation of responses for specific sites; preventive action limits
§ 160.25 Implementation of responses for specific sites; enforcement standards
§ 160.255 Exceptions for private on-site wastewater treatment systems
§ 160.257 Exceptions for aquifer storage and recovery systems
§ 160.26 Enforcement
§ 160.27 Substances in groundwater; monitoring
§ 160.29 Petitioning for rule making
§ 160.31 Legislative review
§ 160.32 Common law and liability
§ 160.33 Public participation
§ 160.34 No mandatory well repair as a condition for testing
§ 160.36 Cooperation with American Indian tribes and bands
§ 160.50 Groundwater coordinating council

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 160 - Groundwater protection standards

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: when used without qualification, means the department of natural resources. See Wisconsin Statutes 160.01
  • Enforcement standard: means a numerical value expressing the concentration of a substance in groundwater which is adopted under ss. See Wisconsin Statutes 160.01
  • Federal number: means a numerical expression of the concentration of a substance in water, established as:
      (a)    A drinking water standard or maximum contaminant level, by the federal environmental protection agency;
      (b)    A suggested no-adverse-response level, by the federal environmental protection agency; or
      (c)    For oncogenic substances, a concentration based on a risk level determination by the federal environmental protection agency or a concentration based on a probability of risk model determined by the national academy of sciences. See Wisconsin Statutes 160.01
  • Groundwater: means any of the waters of the state, as defined in…. See Wisconsin Statutes 160.01
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Point of standards application: means the specific location, depth or distance from a facility, activity or practice at which the concentration of a substance in groundwater is measured for purposes of determining whether a preventive action limit or an enforcement standard has been attained or exceeded. See Wisconsin Statutes 160.01
  • Preventive action limit: means a numerical value expressing the concentration of a substance in groundwater which is adopted under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 160.01
  • Property boundary: means the boundary of the total contiguous parcel of land owned by a common owner, regardless of whether public or private roads run through the parcel. See Wisconsin Statutes 160.01
  • railroad company: include any person managing, maintaining, operating or in possession of a railroad, whether as owner, contractor, lessee, mortgagee, trustee, assignee or receiver. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Regulatory agency: means the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection, the department of safety and professional services, the department of transportation, the department of natural resources and other state agencies which regulate activities, facilities or practices which are related to substances which have been detected in or have a reasonable probability of entering the groundwater resources of the state. See Wisconsin Statutes 160.01
  • Substance: means any solid, liquid, semisolid, dissolved solid or gaseous material, naturally occurring or man-made chemical, parameter for measurement of water quality or biological organism which, in its original form, or as a metabolite or a degradation or waste product, may decrease the quality of groundwater. See Wisconsin Statutes 160.01
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.