25.3003 Drinking water standards.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 25.3003]

(a) The Director shall adopt and enforce primary drinking water rules that at any given time shall be no less stringent than the complete interim or revised national primary drinking water regulations in effect at that time.

(b) Subject to 25.3004 the primary drinking water rules shall apply to each public water system in American Samoa.

(c) The Director shall adopt and implement adequate procedures for the enforcement of the primary drinking water rules including monitoring and inspection procedures that comply with regulations established by the administrator under the federal act.

(d) The Director shall keep records and make reports with respect to his activities under subsections (a) and (c) as may be required by regulations established by the Administrator under the federal act.

(e) No primary drinking water rule may require the addition of substances for preventive health care purposes unrelated to the contamination of drinking water other than fluoride.

History: 1979, PL 16-13 § 1; and 1980, PL 16-68 § 1.

Amendments: 1980 Subsection (e): added "other than fluoride” at the end of sentence.