S.C. Code Regs. 61-58.7.G - Operation and Maintenance Requirements for Drinking Water Vending Machines and Dispensing Stations

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

(1) All drinking water vending machines and dispensing stations shall be monitored by an operator who holds a valid Bottle Water Class Operator's Certificate issued by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, at a frequency to ensure proper operation. Dispensing stations shall be inspected by the operator no less than once a week.
(2) Records shall be kept of each visit by the operator and any other maintenance personnel under the direct supervision of the operator. The records shall show the date and time of the visit, any tests performed, any maintenance performed, and the signature of the operator or maintenance personnel. These reports must be kept by the owner of the vending machine or dispensing station for minimum of two (2) years. These records shall be made available to the Department upon request.
(3) A twenty-four (24) hour telephone number shall be clearly posted on the front of each machine or dispensing station for use in emergencies or for consumer complaints. A record of any consumer complaints shall be kept on file with the owner of the machine for a minimum of three years, and shall be made available to the Department upon request.
(4) Each machine will be considered a transient non-community water system and shall comply with the monitoring requirements of 61.58.5.
(5) Vending machines shall be operated and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.


S.C. Code Regs. 61-58.7.G

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