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§ 64560. New Well Siting, Construction, and Permit Application.


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Title 22. Social Security
Division 4. Environmental Health
Chapter 16. California Waterworks Standards
Article 3. Water Sources
22 CCR § 64560
§ 64560. New Well Siting, Construction, and Permit Application.
(a) To receive a new or amended domestic water supply permit for a proposed well, the water system shall provide the following information to the State Board in the technical report as part of its permit application:
(1) A source water assessment as defined in Section 63000.84 for the proposed site;
(2) Documentation demonstrating that a well site control zone with a 50-foot radius around the site can be established for protecting the source from vandalism, tampering, or other threats at the site by water system ownership, easement, zoning, lease, or an alternative approach approved by the State Board based on its potential effectiveness in providing protection of the source from contamination;
(3) Design plans and specifications for the well; and
(4) Documentation required for compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
(b) After the State Board has provided written or oral approval of the initial permit amendment application and the water system has constructed the well, the water system shall submit the following additional materials for its permit application:
(1) A copy of the well construction permit if required by the county or local agency;
(2) Department of Water Resources well completion report;
(3) A copy of any pump tests required by the State Board;
(4) Results of all required water quality analyses; and
(5) As-built plans.
(c) Each new public water supply well shall:
(1) As a minimum, be constructed in accordance with the community water system well requirements in California Department of Water Resources Bulletins 74-81 and 74-90, which are hereby incorporated by reference;
(2) Be constructed in accordance with American Water Works Association (AWWA) Standard A100-06 (Water Wells), which is hereby incorporated by reference;
(3) Be installed such that:
(A) All equipment is accessible for operation, maintenance, and removal;
(B) Protection is provided against flooding;
(C) The wellhead terminates a minimum of 18 inches above the finished grade;
(D) Wellhead and electrical controls are not installed in vaults;
(E) The well is equipped with:
1. Fittings and electrical connections to enable chlorination facilities to be readily installed;
2. A non-threaded down-turned sampling tap located on the discharge line between the wellhead and the check valve. Sampling taps used for obtaining samples for bacteriological analysis shall not have a screen, aerator, or other such appurtenance;
(F) Provisions are made to allow the well to be pumped to waste with a waste discharge line that is protected against backflow.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 116271, 116350 and 116375, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 116275, 116375, 116530 and 116535, Health and Safety Code.
1. Repealer of former article 2 (sections 64560-64570) and repealer of section and new article 3 (sections 64560-64561) and new section filed 2-8-2008; operative 3-9-2008 (Register 2008, No. 6).
2. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a), (a)(2), (b) and (b)(3) and amending Note filed 6-2-2015 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2015, No. 23).
This database is current through 7/5/19 Register 2019, No. 27
22 CCR § 64560, 22 CA ADC § 64560
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