RULE NO: RULE TITLE
62-555.330: Engineering References for Public Water Systems
62-555.360: Cross-Connection Control for Public Water Systems
62-555.900: Forms and Instructions
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Department is making changes and clarifications to its cross-connection control requirements for public water systems.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Rule 62-555.330, F.A.C., is being amended to list the latest edition of American Water Works Association Manual M14, Recommended Practice for Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control. Rule 62-555.360, F.A.C., is being amended to specify the required elements of written cross-connection control programs, which must be established and implemented by community water systems; to require that community water systems submit their required written cross-connection control programs to the Department for approval; to require that community water systems submit an annual cross-connection control program status and activities report to the Department; to require that public water systems report backflow incidents to the Department; to allow community water systems to select from among a menu of backflow protection alternatives for residential premises where there is an auxiliary or reclaimed water system; and to make various other changes or clarifications. Rule 62-555.900, F.A.C., is being amended to list a new form for community water systems to use for annual cross-connection control program status and activities reports.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 403.086(8), 403.853(3), 403.861 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 367.031, 403.086(8), 403.0877, 403.852(12), 403.853(1), 403.855(3), 403.861, 403.8615 FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, February 18, 2009, 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: Seminole County Services Building, Room 1028, 1101 East First Street, Sanford, Florida 32771
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Virginia Harmon, Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Road, M.S. 3520, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400; (850)245-8630, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Dan Peterson, Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Road, M.S. 3520, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400; (850)245-8636, email@example.com
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.