A supplier of water may request an exemption for a public water system by submitting a written request to the Secretary.  Suppliers of water may submit a joint request for exemptions when they seek similar exemptions under similar circumstances.  Any request for an exemption or exemptions shall include the following information:

(1)           the nature and duration of exemption requested;

(2)           relevant analytical results of water quality sampling of the system, including results of relevant tests conducted pursuant to the requirements of the drinking water regulations;

(3)           explanation of the compelling factors such as time or economic factors which prevent such system from achieving compliance;

(4)           other information, if any, believed by the applicant to be pertinent to the application;

(5)           a proposed compliance schedule, including the date when each step toward compliance will be achieved;

(6)           such other information as the Secretary may require.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑315; 130A‑321; P.L. 93‑523; 40 C.F.R. 142;

Eff. September 1, 1979;

Transferred and Recodified from 10 NCAC 10D .2507 Eff. April 4, 1990;

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