26.04.01.20-1

.20-1 Public Education for Lead.

A. All suppliers of water of each community water system and each nontransient noncommunitiy water system shall provide public education about lead as specified by 40 CFR §§141.85 and 141.154, including consumer notice of lead tap water monitoring results to persons served at the sites that are tested.

B. A supplier of water of each community water system and each nontransient noncommunity water system that exceeds the lead action level shall issue notice to persons served by the system that may be affected by lead contamination of their drinking water, sample the tap water of any customer who requests it, and provide other public education in accordance with §A of this regulation.

C. Community water suppliers that exceed the lead action level and are not already repeating public education tasks shall deliver public education materials to persons served by the system within 60 days after the end of the monitoring period in which the exceedance occurred.

(1) Suppliers shall submit a press release to newspaper, television and radio stations twice every 12 months on a schedule agreed upon with the State.

(2) The Approving Authority may extend the activities §C of this regulation beyond the 60 day requirement if the extension is approved in writing by the State in advance of the 60 day deadline. This extension is only appropriate if the system has initiated public education activities prior to the end of the 60 day deadline.

D. Nontransient noncommunity water suppliers that exceed the lead action level and are not already repeating public education tasks must deliver public education materials to persons served by the system in accordance with 40 CFR §141.85 within 60 days after the end of the monitoring period in which the exceedance occurred.

(1) Suppliers must repeat public education tasks in žD of this regulation twice every 12 months on a schedule agreed upon with the Approving Authority.

(2) Activities in §D of this regulation may be extended beyond the 60 day requirement by the Approving Authority if the extension is approved in writing by the Approving Authority in advance of the 60 day deadline, and only if the system has initiated public education activities prior to the end of the 60 day deadline.