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WAC 296-307-16130

Water supply.

The operator must:
(1) Provide a safe and reliable supply of drinking water from an approved Group A or Group B public water system meeting the requirements of:
(a) WAC 246-358-025 (2)(d), chapters 246-290 and 246-291 WAC; or
(b) Local board of health rules.
(2) Ensure that the distribution lines are able to maintain the working pressure of the water piping system at not less than twenty pounds per square inch after allowing for friction and other pressure losses.
(3) When water is not piped to each dwelling unit, provide cold, potable, running water under pressure within one hundred feet of each dwelling unit.
(4) When water sources are not available in each individual dwelling unit or tent, provide one or more drinking fountains for each one hundred occupants or fraction thereof. The use of common drinking cups or containers from which water is dipped or poured is prohibited.
(5) Provide an adequate supply of hot and cold running water under pressure in bathing, food-handling, and laundry facilities.
(6) Provide an automatically controlled hot water supply of one hundred to one hundred twenty degrees Fahrenheit in bathing, food-handling, and laundry facilities.
(7) When water within one hundred feet of a dwelling unit is unsafe for drinking purposes and accessible to workers, post a sign by each nonpotable water source that:
(a) Reads "Do not drink. Do not use for washing. Do not use for preparing food.";
(b) Is printed in English and in the native language of the workers;
(c) Is printed on material colored to indicate unsafe; and
(d) Is marked with easily understood pictures or symbols.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 15-13-092, § 296-307-16130, filed 6/15/15, effective 7/16/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050 and 1999 c 374. WSR 00-06-081, § 296-307-16130, filed 3/1/00, effective 3/1/00.]
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