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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 431. Sanitary Regulations for Hotels

12VAC5-431-400. Water supply systems.

A. Water supply systems serving hotels shall comply with the department's Waterworks Regulations or Private Well Regulations as specified in 12VAC5-431-30.

B. The water supply distribution system shall be designed, constructed, and maintained in compliance with the Virginia Statewide Uniform Building Code.

C. Water heaters shall have installed an approved ASME pressure relief valve that is accessible for inspection and testing.

D. Where drinking fountains are provided, they shall be of an angle jet type with adequate water pressure at all times.

Statutory Authority

§§ 35.1-11 and 35.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2002; Errata, 33:9 VA.R. 977 December 26, 2016.

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