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Waterworks and Water Supplies Generally (Code of Alabama: Title 22 Health, Mental Health, and Environmental Control; Chapter 23)

Country/Territory
United States of America
Territorial subdivision
Alabama
Document type
Legislation
Date
1975 (2019)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Water supply Waterworks Potable water Freshwater pollution Pollution control Water quality standards Governance Hazardous substances Institution Research Financing Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

This chapter of the Code of Alabama concerns waterworks and water supplies generally. The chapter also adopts the Safe Drinking Water Act of Alabama. Specifically, it provides for regulatory authority of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management over water supplies; state primary drinking water regulations; state secondary drinking water regulations; variances and exemptions from regulations; action by board regarding imminent and substantial hazards; notification of users and regulatory agencies by water suppliers of certain violations, etc.; samples of water supplied to the public; permit to construct or modify water system; prerequisite to issuance of bonds by local government unit; right of entry of board for investigations and inspections; reports of condition of water supply, plant, etc., by applicants, or suppliers; polluting public water supply; prohibited acts; powers and duties of board in administration of article; penalties; and public nuisances.

Full text
English
Website
alisondb.legislature.state.al.us

References - Legislation

Implements

Safe Drinking Water Act (U.S.C. 1400-1465).

Legislation | United States of America | 1974 (2002)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Freshwater resources management, Water supply, Institution, Freshwater pollution, Water quality standards, Groundwater, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX