15a ncac 18c .2003       FILTer Backwash Recycling Rule

(a)  The requirements of this Rule shall apply to a public water system that uses a surface water source or a groundwater source under the direct influence of surface water.  The provisions of 40 C.F.R. 141.73 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.  Any dates set forth in the federal rule shall be applicable.

(b)  The requirements of this Rule shall apply to a public water system that uses a surface water source or a groundwater source under the direct influence of surface water; uses direct or conventional filtration processes; and recycles spent filter backwash water, sludge thickener supernatant, or liquids from dewatering processes.  The provisions of 40 C.F.R. 141.76 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.  Any dates set forth in the federal rule shall be applicable.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑315; P.L. 93‑523; 40 C.F.R. 141.73; 40 C.F.R. 141.76;

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2014; August 1, 2002;

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