15a ncac 18a .3316      DRINKING WATER FACILITIES

(a)  Drinking fountains of an approved type or individual drinking utensils shall constitute approved drinking water facilities.

(b)  Drinking fountains, if provided, shall be of sanitary angle‑jet design and kept clean.  The pressure shall be regulated so that the individual's mouth does not come in contact with the nozzle and so that water does not splash on the floor.

(c)  All multi‑use utensils used for drinking purposes shall be easily cleanable, cleaned and sanitized after each use.  Single-service articles used for drinking water shall be stored and handled so as not to become contaminated by insects, splash, dust, and other contamination.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-285;

Eff. August 1, 2002.