6 CRR-NY 701.6NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER X. DIVISION OF WATER RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL
ARTICLE 2. CLASSIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS OF QUALITY AND PURITY
PART 701. CLASSIFICATIONS—SURFACE WATERS AND GROUNDWATERS
FRESH SURFACE WATERS
6 CRR-NY 701.6
6 CRR-NY 701.6
701.6 Class A fresh surface waters.
(a) The best usages of Class A waters are: a source of water supply for drinking, culinary or food processing purposes; primary and secondary contact recreation; and fishing. The waters shall be suitable for fish, shellfish and wildlife propagation and survival.
(b) This classification may be given to those waters that, if subjected to approved treatment equal to coagulation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection, with additional treatment if necessary to reduce naturally present impurities, meet or will meet New York State Department of Health drinking water standards and are or will be considered safe and satisfactory for drinking water purposes.
6 CRR-NY 701.6
Current through August 31, 2018
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