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Water system planning and disclosure requirements.

(1) A purveyor submitting a new or expanding Group B system design for approval shall provide the following information to the department or health officer:
(a) The system's management and ownership;
(b) The system's service area and existing and proposed major facilities;
(c) The maximum number of service connections the system can safely and reliably supply;
(d) The relationship and compatibility with other locally adopted plans;
(e) The amount of revenue needed to operate and maintain the system, and a plan to meet revenue needs;
(f) A cross-connection control plan if any existing cross-connections are identified;
(g) Security measures under the strict control of the purveyor to be provided to protect the water source, water storage reservoir, and the distribution system;
(h) For systems that will use sources with a well pump test indicating a yield of 5.0 gpm or less, a contingency plan describing short-term and long-term measures to restore water to consumers in the event the well(s) cannot provide an adequate supply of water;
(i) The public notification procedures that the purveyor will use as required under WAC 246-291-360.
(2) A purveyor shall record the following information on each customer's property title before providing water from the Group B system to any service connection:
(a) System name and a department issued public water system identification number;
(b) System owner name and contact information;
(c) The following statement: "This property is served by a Group B public water system that has a design approval under chapter 246-291 Washington Administrative Code";
(d) Parcel numbers to be served by the system;
(e) Indicate if the system is designed and constructed to provide fire suppression;
(f) A copy of any waiver granted under WAC 246-291-060 to the purveyor and any required monitoring and reporting;
(g) Indicate:
(i) If service connections are metered or not;
(ii) If the purveyor intends to monitor the system for contaminants;
(iii) How often monitoring will occur; and
(iv) How the consumers of the system will be notified of monitoring results;
(h) Contact information for the approving authority (department or local health jurisdiction);
(i) The type of source treatment provided for any contaminants that exceed secondary MCLs;
(j) Instructions about how to obtain a copy of the agreements for consumers, if one exists; and
(k) Other information, as directed by the department or health officer.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and chapter 70.119A RCW. WSR 12-24-070, § 246-291-140, filed 12/4/12, effective 1/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 95-20-078, § 246-291-140, filed 10/4/95, effective 11/4/95; WSR 94-14-002, § 246-291-140, filed 6/22/94, effective 7/23/94.]
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