(a)  For the purpose of determining compliance with the requirements of this Section, samples may be considered only if they have been analyzed by a laboratory certified by the Division of Laboratory Services Laboratory Certification Branch.  However, measurements for turbidity, free chlorine residual, temperature and pH may be performed by any person who has been instructed in the appropriate procedure by the Department or a certified laboratory.  Measurements may also be performed by a person who holds a valid certificate issued by the North Carolina Water Treatment Facility Operators Board of Certification.

(b)  Nothing in this Section shall be construed to preclude the Department or any duly designated representative from taking samples or from using the results from such samples to determine compliance by a supplier of water with the applicable requirements of this Section.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑315; P.L. 93‑523; 40 C.F.R. 141;

Eff. September 1, 1979;

Amended Eff. March 31, 1981;

Transferred and Recodified from 10 NCAC 10D .1629 Eff. April 4, 1990;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1992; September 1, 1990.