West Virginia Code of State Rules
Title 64 - Health
64-03 - Public Water Systems
§64-3-5 - Permit to Operate a Public Water System.
§64-3-5. Permit to Operate a Public Water System.
5.1. A public water system shall be operated in accordance with this rule and the federal regulations adopted in this rule.
5.2. The commissioner will develop a program for the issuance of a permit to operate a public water system. The permit is renewable annually and may be revoked for failure to comply with the requirements of this rule or the federal standards adopted in this rule. The commissioner will administer the permit program uniformly and will not grant a permit until after he or she has completed a sanitary survey.
5.3. In the event of a proposed change in the ownership of a public water system, the new owner shall submit a written application to the commissioner at least 15 working days before the proposed change to transfer the permit to operate.
5.4. The current permit to operate shall be posted in a conspicuous place at the public water system’s treatment plant or main office.