15a ncac 18a .3405 RESCINDING A SWIMMING ADVISORY OR SWIMMING ALERT
(a) A Tier I swimming area advisory shall be rescinded when two consecutive weekly water samples and the geometric mean meet the bacteriological limits in Rule 18A .3402(a) of this Section. A swimming alert shall be rescinded within 24 hours of compliance with Rule 18A .3402(a)(2) of this Section.
(b) A Tier II or Tier III swimming area advisory or alert shall be rescinded after water samples meet the bacteriological standard in Rule 18A .3402(b) or (c) of this Section.
(c) A swimming advisory resulting from a point source discharge or the discharge of dredge material shall be rescinded 24 hours after the discharge has ceased.
(d) When a swimming advisory or alert has been rescinded, the Division shall issue a press release to announce the lifting of the advisory or the alert and the sign(s) shall be removed immediately by the Division.
History Note: Authority G.S. 130A-233.1;
Eff. January 1, 2004.