(a)  Fluoride shall not be added to a community water system until a formal application has been submitted to and written approval is granted by the Secretary of the Department.

(b)  Such approval will be considered upon written application and after adequate investigation has been made to determine if the policy adopted by the Division has been satisfied and the facilities, their accuracy and the proposed method of control are satisfactory and meet the requirements hereafter stated.

(c)  The application shall include a resolution by the unit of local government or the governing body operating the community water system.  The resolution shall state that the local board of health has approved the proposed fluoridation procedure.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑316;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1993; September 1, 1990; September 1, 1979;

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