• Effluent that Migrates in Groundwater and Discharges from a Non-Point Source May Still Violate Clean Water Act
  • April 21, 2015 | Author: Hubert T. Lee
  • Law Firm: Morris Polich & Purdy LLP - Los Angeles Office
  • A District Court in Hawaii determined that a facility could be liable under the Clean Water Act (“CWA”), even if the unpermitted facility discharged effluent from a point source, which subsequently and indirectly migrates some distance through the groundwater into a navigable water from a non-point source.