15A NCAC 18A .0707       DEPURATION PROCESS WATER CONTROL ‑ SAMPLING PROCEDURES

The treatment of shellfish is a controlled process designed to reduce bacterial contamination to an acceptable level.  To insure the continuing effectiveness of the shellfish depuration process, the minimum sampling procedure as described below shall be followed:

(1)           Incoming sea water;

(a)           type of test: temperature, turbidity, salinity, dissolved oxygen, bacteriological;

(b)           frequency: each time sea water is withdrawn;

(2)           Tank water;

(a)           type of test:  bacteriological;

(b)           frequency:  once per day per tank.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑230;

Eff. February 1, 1987.