15A NCAC 02E .0608       STATE AGENCY WATER SHORTAGE RESPONSE PLANNING REQUIREMENTS

(a)  State agencies that supply their own water shall prepare a written plan for responding to water shortages using the provisions of Rule .0607(a).

(b)  State agencies that are supplied water by a publicly or privately owned water system shall:

(1)           Review normal operating procedures and water use to identify options to reduce water use and maximize water use efficiency during water supply emergencies, including changes to normal operating procedures;

(3)           Provide information to their water purveyor(s) upon request to support development of the purveyor's Water Shortage Response Plan(s), including the agency's ability to reduce water use and limitations to reducing water use during droughts and water emergencies;

(4)           Develop procedures for informing employees of drought designations, water emergency declarations and response measures; and

(5)           Evaluate the feasibility of reclaiming and recycling water to meet water needs.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-354(a)(1); S.L. 2002-167;

Eff. March 19, 2007.