Community and non-transient, non-community water systems and non-community water systems using surface water or ground water under the influence of surface water shall comply with these supplemental design criteria unless alternate design proposals are approved by the Department.  The Department shall consider the following factors in approving an alternate design:

(1)           The potential health risk of using the alternate design;

(2)           The need for deviation from the supplemental design criteria;

(3)           The degree of deviation from the supplemental design criteria; and

(4)           The capability of the alternate design to meet the maximum contaminant levels, treatment techniques and other requirements of this Subchapter.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑315; 130A‑317; P.L. 93‑523;

Eff. January 1, 1977;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1994; September 1, 1979; January 1, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. November 23, 2015.