West Virginia Code of State Rules
Title 64 - Health
64-03 - Public Water Systems
§64-3-12 - Public Water System Reporting Requirements.

§64-3-12. Public Water System Reporting Requirements.

12.1. Unless otherwise specified in this rule or the federal regulations adopted in this rule, a public water system shall report to the commissioner the results of any test, measurement or analysis required to be made by this rule or the federal regulations adopted in this rule within 40 days of the system's receipt of the test, measurement or analysis.

12.2. A public water system shall submit a summary of the public water system operation, test data and other information as may be required by the commissioner to the commissioner at least once each month. The Commissioner may require more frequent reports in cases where there are public health concerns.

12.3. All reports and summaries required by this rule or federal regulations adopted in this rule shall be submitted in a manner or form approved by the commissioner.

12.4. A public water system shall distribute a public notice for any failure to comply with this rule or the federal regulations adopted in this rule. The content, distribution, recordkeeping and reporting of the public notification shall be performed in a time and manner as specified in the federal rules adopted, by reference, in this rule with the exception of Tier 1 public notices. For Tier 1 public notices, the time required for initial public notices and consultation with the state shall be as soon as possible, but no more than 12 hours.

12.5. A public water system shall report to the commissioner any proposed long-term or permanent changes to their water treatment process, such as a change in fluoridation or changes in the chemicals used in the treatment process, in writing at least 60 days prior to the planned date of implementation, to allow for an evaluation of the change in water quality to the consumers.

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