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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department Of Health
Chapter 590. Waterworks Regulations
11/25/2020

12VAC5-590-640. General.

Article 1
General

Waterworks shall conform with the Public Water Supply Law, Article 2 of Chapter 6 of Title 32.1 of the Code of Virginia. The engineer shall confer with the division before proceeding with the detailed designs. The engineering report and preliminary plan shall include plant site selection. Ordinarily, waterworks shall be designed to provide for the estimated population 10 to 30 years hence under predicted growth conditions. All waterworks shall be designed so that they can readily be increased in capacity except where circumstances preclude the probability of expansion. Expansion by modular steps should be considered. Operation and maintenance manuals are required for treatment facilities and pumping facilities.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-18-007.01 § 3.1, eff. August 1, 1991; amended, Volume 09, Issue 17, eff. June 23, 1993.

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