(a)  The standards set forth in American National Standards Institute/NSF International, codified at ANSI/NSF Standard 60 and ANSI/NSF Standard 61, are hereby incorporated by reference including any subsequent amendments and editions. Copies are available for public inspection as set forth in Rule .0102 of this Subchapter.

(b)  A water supply product used in a public water system shall meet the standards incorporated by reference in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.  A product certified by an organization having a third-party certification program accredited by the American National Standards Institute to test and certify such products is acceptable for use in a public water system.

(c)  A supplier of water shall maintain a list of all water supply products used in a public water system for inspection by the Department.  Prior to using a product not previously listed, a supplier of water shall either determine the product is certified as required by Paragraph (b) of this Rule or notify the Department of the type, name and manufacturer of a product.

(d)  A supplier of water shall not introduce or permit the introduction of a water supply product into a public water system which does not meet the requirements of this Rule.


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

Eff. July 1, 1994;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2014;

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