AN ACT TO ENACT THE PRIVATE WELL WATER EDUCATION ACT AT THE REQUEST OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES. Enacted June 19, 2013. Effective June 19, 2013.
Summary date: Jun 24 2013 - More information
Summary date: Apr 4 2013 - More information
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 87-97(i), providing that the rules adopted by the Commission in regards to the sampling and testing of well water and the reporting of test results also require local health departments to educate private citizens who contact local health departments regarding the testing of an existing well (previous edition only required the local health departments to educate those citizens who were receiving new private drinking water wells). Makes clarifying changes.
Amends GS 87-97(j), requiring that the local health department must include with any test results provided to the owners of private drinking water wells (previously, newly constructed private drinking water wells), information regarding the scope of the required and optional testing as established by the rules adopted pursuant to subsection (i) of this section.
Summary date: Mar 21 2013 - More information
Amends GS 87-97(i), providing that the rules adopted by the Commission for Public Health (Commission) in regards to sampling and testing of well water and the reporting of test results must also require local health departments to educate private citizens, who are receiving new private drinking water wells, on the scope of testing required, the availability of optional testing, the limitations of both the required and optional testing, and the minimum drinking water standards.
Amends GS 87-97(j), requiring that the local health department must include, with the required test results given to the owners of newly constructed drinking water wells, a notice detailing the scope of the required testing under this Article and the available optional testing, which are set forth in the regulations adopted pursuant to subsection (i) (those outlined above).
Summary date: Mar 20 2013 - More information
To be summarized 3/21/13.
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