Anyone who performs a dye trace study in streams or groundwater systems of the state.
Applicants must submit "Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Dye Trace Registration" form (Form CN-1112) 2 weeks prior to the planned trace study. Applicants provide information about the owner/operator of the facility necessitating the trace, person/company performing the trace, property owner at the injection site, the reason for the trace, and the types and amounts of dyes to be used.
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Completed application forms should be sent to the Division of Water Resources, Ground Water Management Section. A detailed review of the application is conducted, and the applicant is sent a notification letter when the review is complete. The review process generally takes one (1) week.
There are no fees for Dye Trace Registration.
The applicant may proceed with approved activities as stated in the notification letter. The applicant is responsible for sending the Division a copy of the dye trace results. Approval is valid for the dye trace project that was registered; additional studies require the completion of a separate application form.
The Division of Water Resources is responsible for protecting the states drinking water quality. The Division may observe the requested dye trace if it is considered a critical trace or has potential to impact drinking water supplies. Any person who violates or fails to comply with the rules, regulations, or any state and federal water quality standards may be subject to civil penalties.
Applicants may obtain applications and information from the Tennessee Division of Water Resources, Ground Water Management Section.