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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
1/29/2020

Chapter 590. Waterworks RegulationsRead Chapter

Section 10
Definitions
Section 20
Authority for regulations
Section 30
Purpose of regulations
Section 40
Administration of regulations
Section 50
Application of regulations to waterworks and water supplies in operation or planned prior to the effective date of the regulations
Section 60
Compliance with the Administrative Process Act
Section 70
Powers and procedures
Section 80
Procedure
Section 90
[Reserved]
Section 100
Exception; emergency regulations
Section 110
Enforcement
Section 120
Emergency Orders
Section 125
Chronically noncompliant waterworks
Section 130
Suspension
Section 140
Variances
Section 150
Exemptions
Section 160
Types of hearings
Section 170
Request for hearing
Section 180
Hearing as a matter of right
Section 190
Permits
Section 200
Procedure for obtaining a construction permit
Section 210
Formal requirements for the submission of engineering data
Section 220
Compliance with Manual of Practice
Section 230
Issuance of the construction permit
Section 240
Revisions of approved plans
Section 250
Statement required upon completion of construction
Section 260
Issuance of the operation permit
Section 270
Inspection and correction
Section 280
Procedure for obtaining a construction permit for well sources
Section 290
Procedure for issuance of special permits for new or nonconventional methods, processes, and equipment
Section 300
Procedure for obtaining a general permit for distribution mains
Section 310
Amendment or reissuance of permits
Section 320
Revocation or suspension of a permit
Section 330
Monitoring, records, and reporting
Section 340
General
Section 350
Sanitary surveys
Section 360
Responsibility; owner
Section 370
Sampling frequency
Section 375
Lead and copper monitoring
Section 379
Groundwater waterworks monitoring
Section 380
Bacteriological quality
Section 385
Lead and copper action level compliance
Section 390
Chemical and physical quality
Section 392
Coliform treatment technique triggers and assessment requirements
Section 400
Radiological quality
Section 405
Lead and copper treatment techniques
Section 410
Determination of compliance
Section 420
Treatment technique requirement
Section 421
Groundwater system treatment techniques
Section 425
Raw water monitoring requirements for groundwater sources
Section 430
Determination of surface water influence of groundwater sources
Section 440
Analytical methods
Section 450
General
Section 460
Personnel
Section 470
Waterworks appearance
Section 480
Analytical laboratory control
Section 490
Adequate treatment
Section 500
Disinfection by chlorination
Section 505
Emergency management plan for extended power outages
Section 510
Acceptable operating practices
Section 520
Waterworks expansion
Section 530
Reporting
Section 540
Public notices
Section 545
Consumer confidence reports
Section 550
Recordkeeping
Section 560
Safety
Section 570
Operational report forms
Section 580
General
Section 590
Cross connections
Section 600
Responsibilities
Section 610
Containment policy
Section 620
Type of protection required
Section 630
Backflow prevention devices
Section 640
General
Section 650
Objectives of a waterworks
Section 660
Site location
Section 670
Site size
Section 680
Treatment process selection
Section 690
Capacity of waterworks
Section 700
Metering total water production
Section 710
Site layout
Section 720
Building layout
Section 730
Standby power capability
Section 740
Maintenance and servicing of equipment
Section 750
Shop space and storage
Section 760
Laboratory
Section 770
Sample taps
Section 780
Wall castings
Section 790
Water supply service
Section 800
Disinfection
Section 810
Paints, coatings, sealers, or liners
Section 820
General
Section 830
Surface water sources; quantity; quality; development structures
Section 840
Groundwater sources
Section 850
General
Section 860
Chemical application
Section 870
Mixing and sedimentation
Section 880
Filtration
Section 890
High rate treatment processes
Section 900
Softening
Section 910
Aeration. (Also see 12VAC5-590-970.)
Section 920
Iron and manganese control
Section 930
Fluoridation
Section 940
Fluoride removal
Section 950
Stabilization
Section 960
Taste and odor control
Section 970
Removal of volatile synthetic organic chemicals (VOCs)
Section 980
Microscreening
Section 990
Waterworks waste
Section 1000
Disinfection
Section 1010
General
Section 1020
Location
Section 1030
Groundwater facilities
Section 1040
Pump stations
Section 1050
Booster pumps
Section 1060
Automatic and remote controlled stations
Section 1070
Appurtenances
Section 1080
General
Section 1090
Plant storage
Section 1100
Distribution storage
Section 1110
Materials
Section 1120
Minimum pipe size
Section 1130
System design
Section 1140
Installation of water mains
Section 1150
Separation of water mains and sewers
Section 1160
Valve, air relief, meter, and blowoff chambers
Section 1170
Hydrants
Section 1180
Surface water crossings
Section 1190
Water services and plumbing
Section 1200
Water pressure in systems
Section 1210
Disinfection of water mains
Section 1220
Cover
Section 1230
Metering
Section 1240
General
Section 1250
Exceptions to Article 1 of Part III
Section 1260
Exceptions to Article 2 of Part III
Section 1270
Exceptions to Article 5 of Part III
Section 1280
Exceptions to Article 6 of Part III
Section 1280:1
APPENDIX a. [RESERVED]
Section 1280:2
APPENDIX B. BACKGROUND USED IN DEVELOPING THE CHEMICAL, PHYSICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL LIMITS OF THE DRINKING WATER STANDARDS
Section 1280:3
APPENDIX C. FIELD OFFICE COUNTIES AND CITIES SERVED
Section 1280:4
APPENDIX D. [RESERVED]
Section 1280:5
APPENDIX E. [RESERVED]
Section 1280:6
APPENDIX F. [REPEALED]
Section 1280:7
APPENDIX G. MONITORING AND REPORTING
Section 1280:8
APPENDIX H. [REPEALED]
Section 1280:9
APPENDIX I. SUGGESTED OUTLINE OF CONTENTS OF a CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL PROGRAM
Section 1280:10
[Repealed]
Section 1280:11
[Repealed]
Section 1280:12
APPENDIX L. DETERMINATION OF CT
Section 1280:13
APPENDIX M. LEAD AND COPPER
Section 1280:14
APPENDIX N. INORGANIC COMPOUNDS AND ORGANIC CHEMICALS
Section 1280:15
APPENDIX O. REGULATED CONTAMINANTS FOR CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORTS AND PUBLIC NOTIFICATION
Section 1280:16
APPENDIX P
FORMS
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