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Town of Carrollton, MO
Carroll County
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[Ord. No. 993 § I, 5-20-1991 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
A. 
Purpose. The purpose of this Article is:
1. 
To ban the use of lead materials in the public drinking water system and private plumbing connected to the public drinking system; and
2. 
To protect Town residents from lead contamination in the Town's public drinking water system and their own private plumbing systems.
B. 
Application. This Article shall apply to all premises served by the public drinking water system of the Town of Carrollton, Missouri.
C. 
Policy.
1. 
This Article will be reasonably interpreted by the water purveyor. It is the purveyor's intent to ban the use of lead-based material in the construction or modification of the Town's drinking water system or private plumbing connected to the Town system. The cooperation of all consumers is required to implement the lead ban.
2. 
If, in the judgment of the water purveyor or his/her authorized representative, lead-based materials have been used in new construction or modifications after January 1, 1989, due notice shall be given to the consumer. The consumer shall immediately comply by having the lead-based materials removed from the plumbing system and replaced with lead-free materials. If the lead-based materials are not removed from the plumbing system, the water purveyor shall have the right to discontinue water service to the premises.
[Ord. No. 993 § II, 5-20-1991 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
The following definitions shall apply in the interpretation and enforcement of this Article:
CONSUMER
The owner or person in control of any premises supplied by or in any manner connected to the public water system.
LEAD-BASED MATERIALS
Any material containing lead in excess of the quantities specified in the definition of "lead free," below.
1. 
When used with respect to solder and flux, refers to solders and flux containing not more than two-tenths percent (0.2%) lead; and
2. 
When used with respect to pipes and pipe fittings, refers to pipes and pipe fittings containing not more than eight percent (8%) lead.
PUBLIC DRINKING WATER SYSTEM
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.
WATER PURVEYOR
The owner, operator or individual in charge of a public water system.
[Ord. No. 993 § III, 5-20-1991 (readopted 3-17-2003)]
A. 
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 January 1, 1989.
B. 
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.