Rule 391-3-5-.30. Reporting Requirements.

Georgia Administrative Code

Department 391. RULES OF GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Chapter 391-3. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Subject 391-3-5. RULES FOR SAFE DRINKING WATER

Current through Rules and Regulations Filed through July 9, 2019

Rule 391-3-5-.30. Reporting Requirements

(1) Reporting Period. Except where a shorter period is specified by the Director, the supplier of water shall report to the Division the results of any test measurement or analysis required by this Chapter within:
(a) the first ten days following the month in which the results are received; or
(b) the first ten days following the end of the required monitoring period as stipulated by the Division, whichever of these is shortest. Note: Test measurements and results should be reported on the Division's reporting forms. Copies of these forms can be found on the Division web page.
(2) Violation. Failure to comply with paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) of Rule 391-3-5-.30 will result in a monitoring/reporting violation.
(3) Analysis by Division Laboratory. The supplier of water is not required to report analytical results to the Division in cases where the Division's laboratory performs the analysis and reports the results to the Division's office which would normally receive such notification from the supplier.
(4) Analysis by Non-Division Laboratory. The supplier of water is not required to report analytical results to the Division in cases where the Division's laboratory performs the analysis and reports the results to the Division's office, which would normally receive such notification from the supplier. When the Division's laboratory does not perform the analysis, and the supplier chooses to use a laboratory certified by the Division, analytical results shall be reported to the Division's office in a manner that is specified by the Division.
(5) Records Maintained by Public Water System. The water supply system shall submit to the Division within the time stated in the request copies of any records required to be maintained under Rule 391-3-5-.15 hereof or copies of any documents then in existence which the Division is entitled to inspect pursuant to the authority of the Act.
(6) Waterborne Disease Outbreak. Each system, upon discovering that a waterborne disease outbreak potentially attributable to that water system has occurred, must report that occurrence to the Division by telephone within forty-eight (48) hours or before the end of the next business day, whichever is earlier, followed by a written report.
(7) Lead and Copper Information. All water systems shall report all lead and copper information in accordance with 40 CFR, Part 141.90 when applicable. Separate reports are required for each of the following:
1. tap water monitoring for lead and copper, and other water quality monitoring;
2. source water monitoring;
3. corrosion control treatment;
4. source water treatment;
5. lead service line replacement;
6. public education programs.
(8) Reserved.
(9) Disinfection Byproducts Information. Systems monitoring for disinfection by products (TTHM, HAA5, chlorite, bromate) under the requirements of 40 CFR § 141.132(b) must report the information specified in section 40 CFR § 141.134(b).
(10) Disinfectants Information. Systems monitoring for disinfectants (chlorine, chloramines, chlorine dioxide) under the requirements of 40 CFR § 141.132(c) must report the information specified in Section 40 CFR § 141.134(c).
(11) Disinfection Byproduct Precursors Information. Systems monitoring for disinfection byproduct precursors (TOC) under the requirements of 40 CFR § 141.132(d) and required to meet the enhanced coagulation or enhanced softening requirements in 141.135(b)(2) or (3) or meeting one or more of the alternative compliance criteria in 141.135(a)(2) or (3) must report the information specified in section 40 CFR § 141.134(d).
(12) Conventional or Direct Filtration Information for Systems Serving At Least 10,000 Persons. Beginning January 1, 2002, in addition to the requirement in this Chapter, the Subpart H water systems serving at least 10,000 people and providing conventional filtration treatment or direct filtration must report monthly to the Division the information specified in 40 CFR § 141.175(a) and (b). Those systems using filtration technologies other than conventional filtration treatment, direct filtration, slow sand filtration, or diatomaceous earth filtration must report monthly to the Division the information in 40 CFR § 141.175(a) in lieu of reporting in (b)(1).
(13) Content of Consumer Confidence Reports. 40 CFR § 141.153 is hereby incorporated by reference.
(14) Filtration Information for Systems Serving Less Than 10,000 Persons. In addition to the requirements in this Chapter, the Subpart H water systems serving fewer than 10,000 people must report the required items at the frequency described in 40 CFR Subpart T § 141.570.
(15) Filter Backwash Information. All subpart H systems that employ conventional filtration or direct filtration treatment and that recycle spent filter backwash water, thickener supernatant, or liquids from dewatering processes must report the information specified in 40 CFR § 141.76(b)(1) and (2) to the Division no later than December 8, 2003.

Cite as Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 391-3-5-.30

Authority: O.C.G.A. Sec. 12-5-170 et seq.

History. Original Rule entitled "Analytical Methods for Radioactivity" adopted. F. July 5, 1977; eff. July 26, 1977, as specified by Rule 391-3-5-.47.

Repealed: New Rule entitled "Reporting Requirements" adopted. F. May 12, 1989; eff. June 1, 1989.

Amended: Dec. 4, 1990; eff. Dec. 24, 1990.

Amended: F. June 25, 1992; eff. July 15, 1992.

Amended: F. Sept. 29, 2000; eff. Oct. 19, 2000.

Amended: F. June 8, 2001; eff. June 28, 2001.

Amended: F. Dec. 10, 2002; eff. Dec. 30, 2002.

Amended: F. Jan. 8, 2014; eff. Jan. 28, 2014.