Any owner or operator of a public water system subject to the
provisions of this chapter shall retain on
the premises or at
a convenient location near its
the premises the following records: (A)
Records of microbiological and turbidity
analyses made pursuant to this chapter shall be kept for not less than five
years unless otherwise specified. Records of chemical analyses made pursuant to
this chapter shall be kept for not less than ten years. Actual laboratory
reports may be kept, or data may be transferred to tabular summaries, provided
that the following information is included:
(1) The date, place, and time of sampling,
and the name of the person who collected the sample.
Identification of the sample as to
whether it was a routine
sample, check sample,
raw or process water sample or other special purpose sample.
(3) Date of analysis.
(4) Laboratory and person responsible for
analytical technique/method used.
(6) The results of the analysis.
(B) Records of action taken by the
system to correct violations of state primary drinking water rules shall be
kept for a period not less than three years after the last action taken with
respect to the particular violation involved.
(C) Copies of any written reports, summaries
or communications relating to sanitary surveys of the system conducted by the
system itself, by a private consultant, or by any local, state or federal
agency, shall be kept for a period not less than ten years after completion of
the sanitary survey involved.
Copies of public notices issued pursuant to rule
the Administrative Code and certifications submitted to the director pursuant
to paragraph (A)(3) of rule
the Administrative Code
be kept for a minimum of three years after
(E) Copies of any
decisions, reports, monitoring plans or certifications developed by the system
or an agent of the system shall be kept for a minimum of five years for
microbiological and turbidity records and a minimum of ten years for chemical
Ohio Admin. Code
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
Prior Effective Dates: 12/27/1978, 01/01/2004, 11/01/2004,