Could My Private Well or Water Supply Actually Be a Public Water System?
Basic guide to determine whether you might be operating a public water system without realizing it.
If you use a well for water at your business, then you might fall under the regulations for public water systems. For example:
- A day-care center could be a nontransient noncommunity water system if it has its own well and regularly serves at least 25 of the same people at least six months out of the year.
- A mobile home community that has its own well is a community
water system if it either:
- has at least 15 residential hookups (even if no customers are
hooked up to them)
- on a year-round basis serves at least 25 residents.
- has at least 15 residential hookups (even if no customers are hooked up to them)
- An RV park or campground that serves at least 25 persons at least 60 days out of the year could be a transient noncommunity water system.
If you have any questions about whether you are actually operating a public water system, contact us.