S.C. Code Regs. 61-58.14.C - Standard Monitoring

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022

(1) Standard Monitoring Plan.

For systems that choose to conduct standard monitoring, the standard monitoring plan must comply with paragraphs (1)(a) through (1)(d) of this section. The standard monitoring plan must be prepared and submitted to the Department according to the schedule in section B of this part.

(a) The standard monitoring plan must include a schematic of the system's distribution system (including distribution system entry points and their sources, and storage facilities), with notes indicating locations and dates of all projected standard monitoring, and all projected R.61-58.13 compliance monitoring.
(b) The standard monitoring plan must include justification of standard monitoring location selection and a summary of data relied upon to justify standard monitoring location selection.
(c) The standard monitoring plan must specify the population served and system type (subpart H or ground water).
(d) The system must retain a complete copy of the standard monitoring plan submitted under this section C, including any Department modification of the standard monitoring plan, for as long as the system is required to retain the IDSE report under R.61-58.14.C(3)(d).
(2) Standard Monitoring.
(a) Systems conducting standard monitoring must monitor as indicated in this paragraph (2)(a). Systems must collect dual sample sets at each monitoring location. One sample in the dual sample set must be analyzed for TTHM. The other sample in the dual sample set must be analyzed for HAA5. Systems must collect one monitoring period during the peak historical month for TTHM levels or HAA5 levels or the month of warmest water temperature. Systems must review available compliance, study, or operational data to determine the peak historical month for TTHM or HAA5 levels or warmest water temperature.
(i) Consecutive systems receiving water from a Subpart H source and serving less than 500 people must collect two (2) dual sample sets taken during the peak historical month for TTHM or HAA5 levels or the during the month of warmest water temperature at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set near the entry point to the distribution system.
(B) One (1) dual sample set at a high TTHM location.
(ii) Non-consecutive systems utilizing a Subpart H source and serving less than 500 people must collect two (2) dual sample sets taken during the peak historical month for TTHM or HAA5 levels or the during the month of warmest water temperature at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set at a high TTHM location.
(B) One (1) dual sample set at a high HAA5 location.
(iii) Consecutive systems receiving water from a Subpart H source and serving between 500 and 3,300 people must collect two (2) dual sample sets every 90 days for four (4) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set near the entry point to the distribution system.
(B) One (1) dual sample set at a high TTHM location.
(iv) Non-consecutive systems utilizing a Subpart H source and serving between 500 and 3,300 people must collect two (2) dual sample sets every 90 days for four (4) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set at a high TTHM location.
(B) One (1) dual sample set at a high HAA5 location.
(v) Consecutive systems receiving water from a Subpart H source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a Subpart H source and serving between 3,301 and 9,999 people must collect four (4) dual sample sets every 90 days for four (4) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set at the average residence time.
(B) Two (2) dual sample sets at high TTHM locations.
(C) One (1) dual sample set at a high HAA5 location.
(vi) Consecutive systems receiving water from a Subpart H source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a Subpart H source and serving between 10,000 and 49,999 people must collect eight (8) dual sample sets every 60 days for six (6) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set near the entry point to the distribution system.
(B) Two (2) dual sample sets at average residence time.
(C) Three (3) dual sample sets at high TTHM locations.
(D) Two (2) dual sample sets at high HAA5 locations.
(vii) Consecutive systems receiving water from a Subpart H source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a Subpart H source and serving between 50,000 and 249,999 people must collect sixteen (16) dual sample sets every 60 days for six (6) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) Three (3) dual sample sets near entry points to the distribution system.
(B) Four (4) dual sample sets at average residence time.
(C) Five (5) dual sample sets at high TTHM locations.
(D) Four (4) dual sample sets at high HAA5 locations.
(viii) Consecutive systems receiving water from a Subpart H source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a Subpart H source and serving between 250,000 and 999,999 people must collect twenty-four (24) dual sample sets every 60 days for six (6) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) Four (4) dual sample sets near entry points to the distribution system.
(B) Six (6) dual sample sets at average residence time.
(C) Eight (8) dual sample sets at high TTHM locations.
(D) Six (6) dual sample sets at high HAA5 locations.
(ix) Consecutive systems receiving water from a Subpart H source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a Subpart H source and serving between 1,000,000 and 4,999,999 people must collect thirty-two (32) dual sample sets every 60 days for six (6) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) Six (6) dual sample sets near entry points to the distribution system.
(B) Eight (8) dual sample sets at average residence time.
(C) Ten (10) dual sample sets at high TTHM locations.
(D) Eight (8) dual sample sets at high HAA5 locations.
(x) Consecutive systems receiving water from a Subpart H source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a Subpart H source and serving 5,000,000 or more people must collect forty (40) dual sample sets every 60 days for six (6) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) Eight (8) dual sample sets near entry points to the distribution system.
(B) Ten (10) dual sample sets at average residence time.
(C) Twelve (12) dual sample sets at high TTHM locations.
(D) Ten (10) dual sample sets at high HAA5 locations.
(xi) Consecutive systems receiving water from a ground water source and serving less than 500 people must collect two (2) dual sample sets taken during the peak historical month for TTHM or HAA5 levels or the during the month of warmest water temperature at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set near the entry point to the distribution system.
(B) One (1) dual sample set at a high TTHM location.
(xii) Non-consecutive systems utilizing a ground water source and serving less than 500 people must collect two (2) dual sample sets taken during the peak historical month for TTHM or HAA5 levels or the during the month of warmest water temperature at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set at a high TTHM location.
(B) One (1) dual sample set at a high HAA5 location.
(xiii) Consecutive systems receiving water from a ground water source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a ground water source and serving between 500 and 9,999 people must collect two (2) dual sample sets every 90 days for four (4) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set at a high TTHM location.
(B) One (1) dual sample set at a high HAA5 location.
(xiv) Consecutive systems receiving water from a ground water source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a ground water source and serving between 10,000 and 99,999 people must collect six (6) dual sample sets every 90 days for four (4) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set near the entry point to the distribution system.
(B) One (1) dual sample set at average residence time.
(C) Two (2) dual sample sets at high TTHM locations.
(D) Two (2) dual sample sets at high HAA5 locations.
(xv) Consecutive systems receiving water from a ground water source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a ground water source and serving between 100,000 and 499,999 people must collect eight (8) dual sample sets every 90 days for four (4) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) One (1) dual sample set near the entry point to the distribution system.
(B) One (1) dual sample set at average residence time.
(C) Three (3) dual sample sets at high TTHM locations.
(D) Three (3) dual sample sets at high HAA5 locations.
(xvi) Consecutive systems receiving water from a ground water source or non-consecutive systems utilizing a ground water source and serving 500,000 or more people must collect twelve (12) dual sample sets every 90 days for four (4) consecutive monitoring periods at the following locations:
(A) Two (2) dual sample sets near entry points to the distribution system.
(B) Two (2) dual sample sets at average residence time.
(C) Four (4) dual sample sets at high TTHM locations.
(D) Four (4) dual sample sets at high HAA5 locations.
(b) Samples must be taken at locations other than the existing monitoring locations utilized for compliance with R.61-58.13. Monitoring locations must be distributed throughout the distribution system.
(c) If the number of entry points to the distribution system is fewer than the specified number of entry point monitoring locations, excess entry point samples must be replaced equally at high TTHM and HAA5 locations. If there is an odd extra location number, the system must take a sample at a high TTHM location. If the number of entry points to the distribution system is more than the specified number of entry point monitoring locations, the system must take samples at entry points to the distribution system having the highest annual water flows.
(d) Monitoring under this section C may not be reduced.
(3) IDSE Report

The IDSE report must include the elements required in paragraphs (3)

(a) through (3)(d) of this section C. The system must submit their IDSE report to the Department according to the schedule in R61-58.14.B(2).
(a) The IDSE report must include all TTHM and HAA5 analytical results from R.61-58.13 compliance monitoring and all standard monitoring conducted during the period of the IDSE as individual analytical results and LRAAs presented in a tabular or spreadsheet format acceptable to the Department. If changed from the standard monitoring plan submitted under paragraph (1) of this section C, the report must also include a schematic of the distribution system, the population served, and system type (subpart H or ground water).
(b) The IDSE report must include an explanation of any deviations from the approved standard monitoring plan.
(c) The IDSE report must recommend and justify compliance monitoring locations for compliance with R.61-58.15 and timing based on the protocol in R.61-58.14.G.
(d) Systems must retain a complete copy of the IDSE report submitted under this section for 10 years after the date that the report is submitted. If the Department modifies the monitoring requirements for compliance with R.51-58.15 that is recommended in the IDSE report or if the Department approves alternative monitoring locations, systems must keep a copy of the Department's notification on file for 10 years after the date of the Department's notification. Systems must make the IDSE report and any Department notification available for review by the Department or the public.

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