02 NCAC 09C .0702         DEFINITIONS

For the purposes of this Section:

(1)           "Approved source" when used in reference to a plant's product or operations water, means a source of water and the water therefrom, whether it be from a spring, well, municipal water supply, or any other source that has been approved by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' designated representative, the Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Water Resources in accordance with this Section;

(2)           "Spring" means a natural orifice in the earth's surface from which water freely flows without the aid of mechanical means;

(3)           "Well" means a hole that is cored, bored, drilled, jetted, dug, or otherwise constructed so as to tap an aquifer from which water is withdrawn by mechanical means.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑139;

Eff. April 1, 1992;

Temporary Amendment Eff. May 13, 1996;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1997;

Readopted Eff. March 1, 2017.