SECTION .0200 – LOCATION OF SOURCES OF PUBLIC WATER SUPPLIES
15A NCAC 18C .0201 SURFACE SUPPLIES FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS
(a) A surface supply may be used for a community or a non-transient, non-community water system with disinfection and without filtration if it complies with the provisions of this Section and Rule .2005 of this Subchapter.
(b) Such water supply shall be derived from uninhabited wooded areas.
(c) The entire watershed shall be either owned or controlled by the person supplying the water or be under the control of the federal or state government; however, no such new water supply shall be created except where the water system owner shall own in its entirety the watershed from which the water will be obtained.
(d) The water after disinfection shall be of potable quality as determined by bacteriological and chemical tests performed by a certified laboratory. The presence of contaminants shall not exceed the limits set forth in Section .1500 of this Subchapter.
(e) The water source shall have a WS‑I classification as established by the Environmental Management Commission and shall meet the quality standards for that classification, codified in 15A NCAC 02B. Copies are available for public inspection as set forth in Rule .0102 of this Subchapter.
History Note: Authority G.S. 130A‑315; 130A‑318; P.L. 93‑523;
Eff. January 1, 1977;
Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;
Amended Eff. April 1, 2014; July 1, 1994; February 1, 1987; September 1, 1979;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. November 23, 2015.