|It provides for any entity with ownership
or other interest in a ground water resource to recategorize an aquifer from its default
category of a General Resource, to be able to impose more stringent management standards
which are locally-crafted for the site-specific conditions of that aquifer.
of this process is to vest greater local control over the resource, not to divest control
to state or federal entities. A Sensitive Resource petition is site-specific,
locally-drafted, and feasible within local economic constraints and for the beneficial
uses intended to be protected.