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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 590. Waterworks Regulations

12VAC5-590-50. Application of  this chapter to waterworks in operation or planned before  June 23, 2021.

A. The owner shall comply with Part II (12VAC5-590-340 et seq.) of this chapter unless a variance or exemption is issued by the commissioner.

B. Compliance with design criteria set forth in Part III of this chapter is limited to modifications to existing waterworks and for all construction of new waterworks commenced after June 23, 2021. Portions of waterworks not being modified are not required to comply with the design criteria of Part III (12VAC5-590-640 et seq.). Waterworks construction or modification is deemed to be commenced for purposes of this section upon issuance of the construction permit.

C. Compliance with the requirements set forth in Part III of this chapter including those for materials, construction methods, and disinfection is necessary for all repairs to pipes, tanks, pumps, and appurtenances that are part of a waterworks.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-170 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-18-002.04 § 1.6, eff. August 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 2, eff. November 15, 1995; Volume 27, Issue 1, eff. October 13, 2010; Volume 37, Issue 20, eff. June 23, 2021.

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