Effective Date: 11/09/2011
Title: Section 5-1.22 - Approval of plans and completed works
5-1.22 Approval of plans and completed works. (a) No supplier of water shall make, install or construct, or allow to be made, installed or constructed, a public water system or any addition or deletion to or modification of a public water system until the plans and specifications have been submitted to and approved by the State. Materials used in the design, construction and repair of a public water system shall be lead-free. For this Subpart, lead- free shall mean solder or flux which contains no more than 0.2 percent lead and pipes, pipe fittings or any appurtenances which contain no more than eight percent lead.
(b) Approval of plans and specifications for public water systems shall be based on the following standards in their entirety. The State may allow deviations from these standards in accordance with procedures established by the commissioner.
(1) "Recommended Standards for Water Works", (Appendix 5-A)
(2) Standards for Water Wells (Appendix 5-B)
(3) Special Requirements for Wells Serving Public Water Systems (Appendix 5-D)
(c) The State may approve such plans or may require such modification which is deemed necessary to protect public health or safety. Application for plan approval shall be made on a form prescribed by the department.
(d) A supplier of water shall receive the approval of the State before placing into service any public water system constructed under the requirements of this section.