401 KAR 8:300. Lead and copper.

 

      RELATES TO: 40 C.F.R. 141.42, 141.43, 141.80-141.91, 141.154, 42 U.S.C. 300f-300j-26, EO 2009-538

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 224.10-100(28), 224.10-110(2), 40 C.F.R. 141.43, 141.80-141.91, 42 U.S.C. 300f-300j-26, EO2009-538

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 224.10-100(28) and 224.10-110(2) require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations for the regulation and control of the purification of water for public and semipublic use. EO 2009-538, effective June 12, 2009, establishes the new Energy and Environment Cabinet. This administrative regulation bans lead in drinking water facilities and provides standards for lead and copper in drinking water.

 

      Section 1. A public water system shall meet the requirements for control of lead corrosivity and copper as established in:

      (1) 40 C.F.R. 141.42, 141.43, 141.82, and 141.91; and

      (2) 40 C.F.R. 141.80, 141.81, 141.83 through 141.90, and 141.154. (17 Ky.R. 622; eff. 11-15-1990; Am. 20 Ky.R. 3057; eff. 7-27-1994; 23 Ky.R. 2579; eff. 5-14-1997; 31 Ky.R. 194; 1124; eff. 1-4-2005; 35 Ky.R. 1557; 2025; eff. 4-3-2009; 36 Ky.R. 2100; 2324; eff. 6-3-2010.)