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PDFWAC 388-78A-2950

Water supply.

The assisted living facility must:
(1) Provide water meeting the provisions of chapter 246-290 WAC, Group A public water supplies or chapter 246-291 WAC, Group B public water systems;
(2) Protect and maintain the assisted living facility water systems against cross-connection in accordance with American Water Works Association (AWWA) Recommended Practice for Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control.
(3) Meet the requirements of the plumbing code adopted by the Washington state building code council;
(4) Install vacuum breakers or backflow prevention devices on hose bibs and supply nozzles used to connect hoses or tubing to housekeeping sinks, and where used, bedpan-flushing attachments;
(5) Provide hot and cold water under adequate pressure readily available throughout the assisted living facility;
(6) Provide all sinks in resident rooms, toilet rooms and bathrooms, and bathing fixtures used by residents with hot water between 105°F and 120°F at all times; and
(7) Label or color code nonpotable water supplies as "unsafe for domestic use."
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.20 and 74.39A RCW. WSR 20-02-104, § 388-78A-2950, filed 12/31/19, effective 1/31/20. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 13-13-063, § 388-78A-2950, filed 6/18/13, effective 7/19/13. Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.20 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 09-01-052, § 388-78A-2950, filed 12/10/08, effective 1/10/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090 (2004 c 142 § 19) and chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 04-16-065, § 388-78A-2950, filed 7/30/04, effective 9/1/04.]
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