1 CRR-NY App. 5NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 1. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS
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STANDARDS FOR WATER SOURCES
(cf. Part 3)
WATER RECLAIMED FROM THE CONDENSING OF MILK, MILK PRODUCTS, AND WHEY
Condensing water from milk and whey evaporators and water reclaimed from milk, milk products or whey shall comply with the following requirements:
1. Water shall comply with the bacteriological standards of Appendix G, p. 139, of the Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance--1978 Recommenda-tions of the United States Public Health Service/Food and Drug Administration, and in addition shall not exceed a total plate count of 500 per milliliter.
2. Samples shall be collected daily for two weeks following initial approval of the installation and semi-annually thereafter:Provided, That daily tests shall be conducted for 1 week following any repairs or alteration to the system.
3. The organic content shall be less than 12 milligrams per liter as measured by the Chemical Oxygen Demand or permanganate consumed test; or a standard turbidity of less than 5 units.
4. Automatic failsafe monitoring devices shall be used to monitor and automatically divert to the sewer any water which exceeds the standard.
5. The chemical quality shall be satisfactory and the chloroform extractables shall be less than 200 ppb.
6. The water shall be of satisfactory organoleptic quality and shall have no off-flavors, odors or slime formations.
7. The water shall be sampled and tested organoleptically at weekly intervals.
8. Approved chemicals such as chlorine with a suitable detention period may be used to suppress the development of bacterial growth and prevent the development of tastes and odors.
9. The addition of approved chemicals shall be by an automatic proportioning device prior to the water entering the storage tank to assure satisfactory quality water in the storage tank at all times.
10. When approved chemicals are added, a daily testing program for such added chemicals shall be in effect and shall not add substances that will prove deleterious to the use of the water or contribute to product contamination.
11. The storage vessel shall be properly constructed of such material that it will not contaminate the water and can be satisfactorily cleaned.
12. The distribution system within a plant for such reclaimed water shall be a separate system with no cross connections to a municipal or private water system.
13. All physical, chemical, and microbiological tests shall be conducted in accordance with the latest edition of Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater.
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Current through April 15, 2021
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