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Platte City, MO
Platte County
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[Ord. No. 1564 §1, 12-19-2007]
Purpose. The purpose of this Chapter is:
To ban the use of lead materials in the public drinking water system and private plumbing connected to the public drinking water system; and
To protect City residents from lead contamination in the City's public drinking water system and their own private plumbing system.
Application. This Chapter shall apply to all premises served by the public drinking water system of the City of Platte City, Platte County, Missouri.
Policy. This Chapter will be reasonably interpreted by the water purveyor. It is the purveyors intent to ban the use of lead based material in the construction or modification of the City's drinking water system or private plumbing connected to the City system. The cooperation of all consumers is required to implement the lead ban.
If, in the judgment of the water purveyor or his/her authorized representative, lead base materials have been used in new construction or modifications after August 19, 1997, due notice shall be given to the consumer. The consumer shall immediately comply by having the lead base materials removed from the plumbing system and replaced with lead-free materials. If the lead base materials are not removed from the plumbing system, the water purveyor shall have the right to discontinue water service to the premises.
[Ord. No. 1564 §2, 12-19-2007]
The following definitions shall apply in the interpretation and enforcement of this Chapter:
The owner or person in control of any premises supplied by or in any manner connected to a public water system.
Any material containing lead in excess of the quantities specified in the definition of "lead-free".
When used with respect to solder and flux, refers to solders and flux containing not more than two-tenths percent (0.2%) lead; and
When used with respect to pipes and pipe fittings, refers to not more than a weighted average of twenty-five hundredths percent (0.25%) lead with respect to the wetted surfaces of pipes, pipe fittings, plumbing fittings, and fixtures.
[Ord. No. 1795 §6, 2-24-2015]
Any publicly or privately owned water system supplying water to the general public which is satisfactory for drinking, culinary and domestic purposes and meets the requirements of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
The owner, operator, or individual in responsible charge of a public water system.
[Ord. No. 1564 §3, 12-19-2007]
No water service connection shall be installed or maintained to any premises where lead base materials were used in new construction or modifications of the drinking water plumbing after August 19, 1997.
If a premises is found to be in violation of Subsection (A) of this Section, water service shall be discontinued until such time that the drinking water plumbing is lead-free.