Home Table of Contents

§ 7958. Bacteriological Standards.

17 CA ADC § 7958BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 17. Public Health
Division 1. State Department of Health Services
Chapter 5. Sanitation (Environmental)
Subchapter 1. Engineering (Sanitary)
Group 10. Sanitation, Healthfulness and Safety of Ocean Water-Contact Sports Areas
Article 4. Healthfulness (Refs & Annos)
17 CCR § 7958
§ 7958. Bacteriological Standards.
(a) The minimum protective bacteriological standards for waters adjacent to public beaches and public water-contact sports areas shall be as follows:
(1) Based on a single sample, the density of bacteria in water from each sampling station at a public beach or public water contact sports area shall not exceed:
(A) 1,000 total coliform bacteria per 100 milliliters, if the ratio of fecal/total coliform bacteria exceeds 0.1; or
(B) 10,000 total coliform bacteria per 100 milliliters; or
(C) 400 fecal coliform bacteria per 100 milliliters; or
(D) 104 enterococcus bacteria per 100 milliliters.
(2) Based on the mean of the logarithms of the results of at least five weekly samples during any 30-day sampling period, the density of bacteria in water from any sampling station at a public beach or public water contact sports area, shall not exceed:
(A) 1,000 total coliform bacteria per 100 milliliters; or
(B) 200 fecal coliform bacteria per 100 milliliters; or
(C) 35 enterococcus bacteria per 100 milliliters.
(b) Water samples shall be submitted for bacteriological analyses to a laboratory certified by the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program, California Department of Health Services in microbiology for methods for the analysis of the sample type.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 100275, 115880 and 116075, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 115880, 116075 and 116080, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment filed 7-15-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 29).
2. Repealer and new section and amendment of Note filed 7-26-99 as an emergency; operative 7-26-99 (Register 99, No. 31). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-23-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. Certificate of Compliance as to 7-26-99 order transmitted to OAL 10-15-99 and filed 11-30-99 (Register 99, No. 49).
This database is current through 10/4/19 Register 2019, No. 40
17 CCR § 7958, 17 CA ADC § 7958
End of Document© 2019 Thomson Reuters. No claim to original U.S. Government Works.