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HJ 641 (Yancey) Department of Health; rulemaking process; use of rainwater; report

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Posted on: 01/15/2019

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Marcus White
Email: whitem@charlottesville.org


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Requests the Department of Health to evaluate and allow for stakeholder input on additional issues related to use of rainwater as part of the rulemaking process pursuant to a 2018 Act of Assembly, including (i) the conditions under which rainwater may appropriately be used and for what purposes; (ii) standards for the use of rainwater for human consumption; (iii) standards for rainwater harvesting systems, including systems that collect rainwater for human consumption and systems that collect rainwater for use by commercial enterprises but not human consumption; (iv) a requirement that buildings that draw water from both rainwater harvesting systems and public water supplies maintain appropriate crossconnection safeguards; and (v) training and certification requirements for installers of rainwater harvesting systems, including installers of rainwater harvesting systems installed in buildings that draw water from both rainwater harvesting systems and public water supplies. The Department is also requested to provide an update on the status of the rulemaking process to the General Assembly by November 1, 2019.

http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?191+sum+HJ641 1/7/19

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