Cross-Connection

TOWN OF DAYTON CODE OF ORDINANCES, TITLE 6. WATER AND SEWER, CHAPTER 2, CROSS-CONNECTION

  • § 6-9. Incorporation of Waterworks Regulations. Article 3 of 12 VAC 5-590 enacted by the State Board of Health pursuant to § 32.1-170 of the Code of Virginia is hereby incorporated into this title. (See Code of Virginia, §15.1-854.) (Amended Month Day, 2007)
  • § 6-9.1 Cross-Connection Control Program. The Town Superintendent shall adopt and implement a cross-connection control and backflow prevention program in accordance with § 12 VAC-5-590-600 (B.) (Added Month, Day, 2007.) Open PDF in web browser
  • § 6-10. Discontinuance of Service. (a) The Town may deny or discontinue the water service to a consumer if a backflow prevention device is not installed. If it is found that any such device has been removed or bypassed or if a cross-connection exists on the premises, or if the pressure in the waterworks is lowered below 10 psi gauge, the Town shall take positive action to insure that the waterworks is adequately protected at all times. Water service to such premises shall not be restored until the deficiencies have been corrected or eliminated in accordance with Commonwealth of Virginia Waterworks Regulations and to the satisfaction of the Town. (See Code of Virginia, §15.1-2144.)
  • § 6-11. Protection of Potable Water Supplies. The potable water made available on the properties served by the waterworks shall be protected from possible contamination or pollution by enforcement of this title. Any water outlet which could be used for potable or domestic purposes and is not supplied by the potable system must be labeled as “Water Unsafe for Drinking” in a conspicuous manner. (See Code of Virginia, § 15.1-854.)

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