1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1923 as follows:
1.2Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.3    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103G.291, subdivision 3, is amended to
1.5    Subd. 3. Water supply plans; demand reduction. (a) Every public water supplier
1.6serving more than 1,000 people must submit a water supply plan to the commissioner
1.7for approval by January 1, 1996. In accordance with guidelines developed by the
1.8commissioner, the plan must address projected demands, adequacy of the water supply
1.9system and planned improvements, existing and future water sources, natural resource
1.10impacts or limitations, emergency preparedness, water conservation, supply and demand
1.11reduction measures, and allocation priorities that are consistent with section 103G.261.
1.12Public water suppliers must update their plan and, upon notification, submit it to the
1.13commissioner for approval every ten years.
1.14    (b) The water supply plan in paragraph (a) is required for all communities in the
1.15metropolitan area, as defined in section 473.121, with a municipal water supply system
1.16and is a required element of the local comprehensive plan required under section 473.859.
1.17Water supply plans or updates submitted after December 31, 2008, must be consistent
1.18with the metropolitan area master water supply plan required under section 473.1565,
1.19subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause (2).
1.20    (c) Public water suppliers serving more than 1,000 people must employ encourage
1.21water conservation by employing water use demand reduction measures, including a
1.22conservation rate structure, as defined in subdivision 4, paragraph (a), unless exempted
1.23under subdivision 4, paragraph (c), before requesting approval from the commissioner
1.24of health under section 144.383, paragraph (a), to construct a public water supply well
1.25or requesting an increase in the authorized volume of appropriation. Demand reduction
1.26measures must include evaluation of conservation rate structures and a public education
1.27program that may include a toilet and showerhead retrofit program. The commissioner
2.1of natural resources and the water supplier shall use a collaborative process to achieve
2.2demand reduction measures as a part of a water supply plan review process.
2.3    (d) Public water suppliers serving more than 1,000 people must submit records
2.4that indicate the number of connections and amount of use by customer category and
2.5volume of water unaccounted for with the annual report of water use required under
2.6section 103G.281, subdivision 3.
2.7    (e) For the purposes of this section, "public water supplier" means an entity
2.8that owns, manages, or operates a public water supply, as defined in section 144.382,
2.9subdivision 4

2.10    Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103G.291, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
2.11    Subd. 4. Conservation rate structure required Demand reduction measures.
2.12    (a) For the purposes of this section, "demand reduction measures" means measures that
2.13reduce water demand, water losses, peak water demands, and nonessential water uses.
2.14Demand reduction measures must include a conservation rate structure, or a uniform rate
2.15structure with a conservation program that achieves demand reduction. A "conservation
2.16rate structure" means a rate structure that encourages conservation and may include
2.17increasing block rates, seasonal rates, time of use rates, individualized goal rates, or excess
2.18use rates. If a conservation rate is applied to multi-family dwellings, the rate structure
2.19must consider each residential unit as an individual user in multiple-family dwellings.
2.20    (b) To encourage conservation, a public water supplier serving more than 1,000
2.21people in the metropolitan area, as defined in section 473.121, subdivision 2, shall use
2.22a conservation rate structure by January 1, 2010. All remaining public water suppliers
2.23serving more than 1,000 people shall use a conservation rate structure must implement
2.24demand reduction measures by January 1, 2013 2015.
2.25    (c) A public water supplier without the proper measuring equipment to track the
2.26amount of water used by its users, as of July 1, 2008, is exempt from this subdivision and
2.27the conservation rate structure requirement under subdivision 3, paragraph (c)."
2.28Delete the title and insert:
2.29"A bill for an act
2.30relating to waters; requiring water supply demand reduction measures;amending
2.31Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103G.291, subdivisions 3, 4."