Definitions

  • 40 CFR 141.2 Public water system means a system for the provision to the public of water for human consumption through pipes or, after August 5, 1998, 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 60 days out of the year. Such term includes: any collection, treatment, storage, and distribution facilities under control of the operator of such system and used primarily in connection with such system; and any collection or pretreatment storage facilities not under such control which are used primarily in connection with such system. Such term does not include any "special irrigation district." A public water system is either a "community water system" or a "noncommunity water system."
     
  • NRS 445A.235 "Public water system" defined. "Public water system" means a system, regardless of ownership, that provides the public with water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances, if the system has 15 or more service connections, as defined in NRS 445A.843, or regularly serves 25 or more persons. The term includes:
    1. A facility for the collection, pumping, treatment, storage or distribution of water which is controlled by the operator of the system and used primarily in connection with the system; and
    2. A facility for the collection or storage before treatment of water which is not controlled by the operator of the system but is used primarily in connection with the system.
  • NRS 445A.808 "Community water system" defined. "Community water system" means a public water system that:
    1. Has at least 15 service connections used by year-round residents of the area served by the system; or
    2. Regularly serves at least 25 year-round residents of the area served by the system.
  • NRS 445A.828 "Noncommunity water system" defined. "Noncommunity water system" means a public water system that is not a community water system.
     
  • NRS 445A.829 "Nontransient water system" defined. "Nontransient water system" means a noncommunity water system that regularly serves at least 25 of the same persons for more than 6 months per year.
     
  • NRS 445A.848 "Transient water system" defined. "Transient water system" means a noncommunity water system that does not regularly serve at least 25 of the same persons for more than 6 months per year.

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