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Purpose and scope.

(1) The purpose of this chapter is to protect the health of consumers by establishing minimum design, construction, and other standards for Group B public drinking water systems.
(2) This chapter is adopted under chapter 43.20 RCW. A purveyor of a Group B public water system shall comply with this chapter and rules adopted by a local board of health under RCW 70.05.060 or 70.46.060 as applicable.
(3) Other statutes relating to this chapter are:
(a) RCW 43.20B.020, Fees for services—Department of health and department of social and health services;
(b) Chapter 43.70 RCW, Department of health;
(c) Chapter 70.116 RCW, Public Water System Coordination Act of 1977; and
(d) Chapter 70.119A RCW, Public water systems—Penalties and compliance.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and chapter 70.119A RCW. WSR 12-24-070, § 246-291-001, filed 12/4/12, effective 1/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 94-14-002, § 246-291-001, filed 6/22/94, effective 7/23/94.]
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