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Chapter 640

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  640.102.  Definitions. — When used in sections 640.100 to 640.140 and in rules promulgated under authority of sections 640.100 to 640.140, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:

  (1)  "Commission", the safe drinking water commission established in section 640.105;

  (2)  "Conference, conciliation and persuasion", a process of verbal or written communications consisting of meetings, reports, correspondence or telephone conferences between authorized representatives of the department and the alleged violator.  The process shall, at a minimum, consist of one offer to meet with the alleged violator tendered by the department.  During any such meeting, the department and the alleged violator shall negotiate in good faith to eliminate the alleged violation and shall attempt to agree upon a plan to achieve compliance;

  (3)  "Customer", any person who receives water from a public water system, except those persons receiving water for resale;

  (4)  "Director", the director of the department of natural resources;

  (5)  "Person", any individual, partnership, copartnership, firm, company, public or private corporation, association, joint stock company, trust, estate, political subdivision or any agency, board, department or bureau of the state or federal government or any other legal entity, which is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties;

  (6)  "Public water system", a system for the provision to the public of water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances, if such system has at least fifteen service connections or regularly serves an average of at least twenty-five individuals daily at least sixty days per calendar year.  Such system includes any collection, treatment, storage or distribution facilities used in connection with such system.


(L. 1992 H.B. 1393, A.L. 1998 H.B. 1161)

Effective 6-09-98

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