15A NCAC 18A .1723      SPRINGS

(a)  If a spring is serving an establishment regulated under 15A NCAC 18A on or before July 1, 1993, the spring shall be approved unless a violation of Rule .1725 of this Section is identified.  If Rule .1725 of this Section is violated and violation remains after disinfection in accordance with Rule .1724(b) of this Section, or the removal of chemical constituents, the spring shall comply with all requirements of Paragraph (b) of this Rule.  However, a spring which is in violation of Rule .1725(c) of this Section may continue to be used if equipped with a continuous disinfection device in accordance with Rule .1727 of this Section.

(b)  Any establishment permitted or licensed under 15A NCAC 18A after July 1, 1993, and any establishment developing a new spring shall meet the requirements of 2 NCAC 9C .0703, except Paragraphs (a), (b) and (f) shall not apply.  2 NCAC 9C .0703, except Paragraphs (a), (b) and (f) are hereby incorporated by reference including any subsequent amendments and editions.  This material is available for inspection at the NC Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Environmental Health Services Section, 2728 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, North Carolina.  Copies may be obtained from the Environmental Health Services Section at no cost.

(c)  Springs approved pursuant to Paragraph (b) of this Rule shall not be connected to the establishment until compliance with this Section has been completed and the Department receives written certification from the owner of the establishment or a registered engineer, that the spring has been constructed in accordance with the approved plans and specifications.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑225; 130A‑5(3); 130A‑230; 130A‑235; 130A‑236; 130A‑248; 130A‑257;

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1996.