TITLE 17: CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER h: WATER RESOURCES
PART 3702 CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF DAMS
SECTION 3702.70 APPLICATION FOR PERMIT TO REMOVE DAMS – CONTENTS


 

Section 3702.70 Application for Permit to Remove Dams Contents

 

Application for a permit to remove a dam shall be made on forms provided by OWR. Separate applications are required for each dam. The application shall include, as a minimum:

 

a) Plans and documents, sealed, signed and dated by an engineer, stating that the design documents have been prepared under the engineer's personal supervision and are in conformance with this Part.

 

b) Computations for design of the method and timing for dewatering the reservoir.

 

c) Design plans and computations to effect the breach, including size of breach, shape of breach and disposal of spoil material.

 

d) Plans and computations for controlling erosion at the site of the breach during and after the breach.

 

e) Computations detailing the effects of the breach on the channel downstream of the breach.

 

f) Plans and computations for restoring the channel upstream of the breach.

 

g) Plans and computations for control of sediment deposits in the reservoir.

 

h) Plans for the restoration of the bed of the reservoir.

 

i) Plans for maintenance of the breach, downstream and upstream channels, and reservoir bed.

 

j) A time schedule for initiation and completion of all phases of the removal of the dam operation.

 

k) Agreement of the applicant to provide as-built plans upon completion of removal. These plans shall be signed by the engineer or other qualified personnel who was responsible for inspection during the removal.

 

l) Right of access authorization for the OWR to inspect the breach site and vicinity before, during and after breaching operations and until restoration of the stream and impacted area is complete.

 

(Source: Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 949, effective December 27, 2013)