26.04.01.19

.19 Reporting Requirements.

A. When the supplier of water uses the services of a laboratory certified by the Approving Authority, the supplier of water shall report within 10 days following a sample analysis, analytical data required by this chapter to the Water Management Administration. Report forms shall be supplied by the Water Management Administration.

B. Except when specified in §D of this regulation, the supplier of water shall report to the Approving Authority:

(1) Within 48 hours the failure to comply with this chapter, including failure to comply with all monitoring and testing schedules that are required by the Approving Authority; and

(2) Within 24 hours, information related to Tier 1 violations or situations, or Tier 2 turbidity violations.

C. The supplier of water is not required to report analytical results to the Approving Authority in cases where a laboratory certified by the Approving Authority performs the analysis and reports the results to the Approving Authority.

D. Reporting Requirements for Total Coliform, Fecal Coliform, and E.coli.

(1) A supplier of water which has exceeded the maximum contamination level for total coliform under Regulation .10 of this chapter shall report the violation to the Approving Authority before the end of the next business day after the supplier of water was notified of the violation until March 31, 2016.

(2) When fecal coliform or E. coli are detected, or when a supplier of water assumes a total coliform-positive sample is positive for fecal coliform or E. coli, the supplier of water shall notify the Approving Authority by the end of the business day on which the supplier of water was notified of the results. If the supplier of water was notified of the fecal or E. coli result after the end of the business day, the supplier of water shall notify the Approving Authority by the end of the next business day until March 31, 2016.

(3) A supplier of water which has failed to comply with a coliform monitoring or sanitary survey requirement shall report the violation to the Approving Authority within 10 days after the supplier of water discovers the violation.

(4) Reporting for E. coli After April 1, 2016.

(a) A supplier shall notify the Approving Authority by the end of the day when the supplier learns of an E. coli MCL violation, unless the supplier learns of the violation after the Approving Authority office is closed and the Approving Authority does not have either an after-hours phone line or an alternative notification procedure, in which case the supplier shall notify the Approving Authority before the end of the next business day, and notify the public in accordance with subpart Q of 40 CFR §141.

(b) A supplier shall notify the Approving Authority by the end of the day when the supplier is notified of an E. coli- positive routine sample, unless the supplier is notified of the result after the Approving Authority office is closed and the Approving Authority does not have either an after-hours phone line or an alternative notification procedure, in which case the supplier shall notify the Approving Authority before the end of the next business day.

(5) A supplier that has violated the treatment technique for coliforms in Regulation .11-4I of this chapter shall report the violation to the Approving Authority no later than the end of the next business day after it learns of the violation, and notify the public in accordance with subpart Q of 40 CFR §141.

(6) A supplier required to conduct an assessment under the provisions of Regulation .11-4I of this chapter shall submit the assessment report within 30 days. The supplier shall notify the Approving Authority in accordance with Regulation .11-4I of this chapter when each scheduled corrective action is completed for corrections not completed by the time of submission of the assessment form.

(7) A supplier that has failed to comply with a coliform monitoring requirement shall report the monitoring violation to the Approving Authority within 10 days after the supplier discovers the violation, and notify the public in accordance with subpart Q of 40 CFR §141.

(8) A seasonal system shall certify, prior to serving water to the public, that it has complied with the Approving Authority-approved start-up procedure.

(9) In addition to the requirements of 40 CFR §141.31, a ground water supplier regulated under 40 CFR §141 Subpart S shall provide the following information to the Approving Authority:

(a) A ground water supplier conducting compliance monitoring under Regulation .11D of this chapter shall notify the Approving Authority any time the system fails to meet any requirements specified by the Approving Authority including, but not limited to, minimum residual disinfectant concentration, membrane operating criteria or membrane integrity, and alternative treatment operating criteria, if operation in accordance with the criteria or requirements is not restored within four hours. The ground water supplier shall notify the Approving Authority as soon as possible, but in no case later than the end of the next business day.

(b) After completing any corrective action under Regulation .05-5C of this chapter, a ground water supplier shall notify the Approving Authority within 30 days of completion of the corrective action.

(c) If a ground water supplier subject to the requirements of Regulation .11-2D of this chapter does not conduct source water monitoring under Regulation .11-2D(5)(b) of this chapter, the supplier shall provide documentation to the Approving Authority within 30 days of the total coliform positive sample that the sample is not representative of the water in the distribution system and that the sample is subject to invalidation by the Approving Authority.

E. Unless stated otherwise by the Approving Authority, the supplier of water shall perform all monitoring, reporting, and public notification responsibilities under this regulation.

F. The supplier of water, within 10 days of each public notification required under 40 CFR Part 141, Subpart Q, shall:

(1) Submit to the Approving Authority a representative copy of the initial public notice and any repeat notices; and

(2) Submit a certification that the public information requirements have been met and include a representative copy of each type of notice distributed, published, posted, and made available to individuals served by the water system and the media.

G. Reporting Requirements for Lead and Copper.

(1) Suppliers of water that monitor for lead shall comply with the reporting requirements set forth in 40 CFR §141.90, including the following:

(a) Source water monitoring reporting requirements pursuant to 40 CFR §141.88;

(b) Corrosion control treatment reporting requirements pursuant to 40 CFR §§141.81141.82,

(c) Source water treatment reporting requirements pursuant to 40 CFR §141.83;

(d) Public education program reporting requirements pursuant to 40 CFR §141.85; and

(e) Reporting of additional monitoring data associated with 40 CFR §§141.86, 141.87 and 141.88; and

(f) Reporting requirements for tap water monitoring for lead and copper and for water quality parameter monitoring required by 40 CFR §§141.81, 141.86 and 141.87.

(i) Water suppliers shall report the 90th percentile lead and copper concentrations measured from among all lead and copper tap water samples collected during each monitoring period (calculated in accordance with 40 CFR §141.80(c)(3)), except if the Approving Authority provides those calculations in accordance with 40 CFR §141.90(h), and the system has provided the information required by 40 CFR §141.90(h)(2) by the date set forth in 40 CFR §141.90(h)(1).

(ii) Prior to the addition of a new source or any long-term change in water treatment, water suppliers deemed to have optimized corrosion control under 40 CFR §141.81(b)(3), water suppliers subject to reduced monitoring pursuant to 40 CFR §141.86(d)(4), or water suppliers subject to a monitoring waiver pursuant to 40 CFR §141.86(g), shall submit documentation describing the change(s) proposed in accordance with 40 CFR §141.90 (a) for review and approval by the Approving Authority.

(2) If a system exceeds the lead action level, the water supplier shall submit written documentation of material evaluation that identifies the initial number of lead service lines in the distribution system at the time the action level is exceeded. This documentation shall be provided to the Approving Authority within 12 months after the end of the monitoring period in which the exceedance occurred.