Md. Code Regs. - Unit Processing Operations - Water Treatment

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 26, December 17, 2021

The person-in-charge shall ensure that:

A. Unless a waiver of filtration and disinfection is granted by the Department in accordance with Health-General Article, § 21-336.1(b), Annotated Code of Maryland, and this chapter, finished product water has undergone:
(1) Ozonation, exposure to ultraviolet light, or an equivalent disinfection process approved by the Department; and
(2) Filtration or other treatment that is necessary for the water to comply with the standards in Regulation .06 of this chapter;
B. A drinking water treatment:
(1) Is effective in providing the required or intended result;
(2) Is controlled;
(3) Is monitored; and
(4) Uses chemicals, materials, and methods that do not impart substances to the water in a concentration that is toxic, harmful, or deleterious; and
C. If filtration or disinfection of water is used to treat product water, the filtration or disinfection system is:
(1) Proven through a review of scientific study to reduce the target microorganisms to an acceptable level;
(2) Approved by the Department;
(3) Controlled;
(4) Monitored; and
(5) Interlocked with the bottling system so that a failure in the filtration or disinfection system inactivates the bottling system and water is prevented from being bottled.


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