Ohio Admin. Code 3745-81-55 - Revised total coliform rule - reporting and recordkeeping

Current through all regulations passed and filed through September 3, 2021

(A) Reporting.
(1) Escherichia coli (E. coli).
(a) A public water system shall notify the director by the end of the day when the system learns of an E. coli maximum contaminant level violation, unless the system learns of the violation after the director's office is closed, in which case the system shall notify the director before the end of the next business day and notify the public in accordance with rule 3745-81-32 of the Administrative Code.
(b) A public water system shall notify the director by the end of the day when the system is notified of an E. coli-positive routine sample, unless the system is notified of the result after the director's office is closed, in which case the system shall notify the director before the end of the next business day.
(2) A public water system that has violated the treatment technique for coliforms in accordance with rule 3745-81-53 of the Administrative Code shall report the violation to the director no later than the end of the next business day after it learns of the violations and notify the public in accordance with rule 3745-81-32 of the Administrative Code.
(3) A public water system required to conduct an assessment in accordance with rule 3745-81-53 of the Administrative Code shall submit the assessment report within thirty days. The public water system shall notify the director, in accordance with paragraph (C)(3) of rule 3745-81-61 of the Administrative Code, when each scheduled corrective action is completed subsequent to submission of the assessment form.
(4) A public water system that has failed to comply with a coliform monitoring requirement in accordance with rules 3745-81-50 to 3745-81-52 of the Administrative Code shall report the monitoring violation to the director within ten days after the system discovers the violation and notify the public in accordance with rule 3745-81-32 of the Administrative Code.
(5) A seasonal public water system shall certify, a minimum of five days prior to serving water to the public, that the system has complied with the start-up procedure acceptable to the director.
(B) Recordkeeping.
(1) The public water system shall maintain any assessment form, regardless of who conducts the assessment, and documentation of corrective actions completed as a result of those assessments, or other available summary documentation of the significant deficiencies and corrective actions conducted in accordance with rules 3745-81-53 and 3745-81-61 of the Administrative Code for review by the director. This record shall be maintained by the public water system for a period not less than five years after completion of the assessment or corrective action.
(2) The public water system shall maintain a record of any repeat sample taken that meets the director's criteria for an extension of the twenty-four hour period for collecting repeat samples in accordance with paragraph (A)(1) of rule 3745-81-52 of the Administrative Code.

Notes

Ohio Admin. Code 3745-81-55
Effective: 4/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 6109.04
Rule Amplifies: 6109.03, 6109.04

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