15A NCAC 18A .3805      DATA REVIEW

(a)  For all private well sampling data where chemical or biological contaminants are detected exceeding the Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) for public drinking water, as defined in 15A NCAC 18C, the North Carolina Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB) shall provide the following to the local health department from which the sample was collected:

(1)           information about the contaminant(s) exceeding public drinking water MCLs;

(2)           recommendations for water use limitations or treatment options to reduce exposure to a level comparable to meeting public drinking water MCLs; and

(3)           recommendations about the need for and the frequency of repeat sampling.

(b)  The local health department shall provide information to the well owner or respective lease holder concerning chemical and biological contaminants exceeding public drinking water MCLs and the need for exposure limitation, remediation, or future sampling.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 87-97;

Eff. July 1, 2008.