3745-89-11 Certified laboratories for the "Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule".

(A) Cryptosporidium. Systems shall have Cryptosporidium samples analyzed in accordance with procedures identified in rule 3745-81-27 of the Administrative Code by a laboratory that is certified by the United States environmental protection agency, the "National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP)," or by another state program, which is acceptable to the director, to perform the required analyses.

(B) E. coli. Systems shall have E. coli samples analyzed by a laboratory that is certified by the United States environmental protection agency or the "National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP)" for E. coli analysis in accordance with 40 C.F.R. 141.74 or a laboratory certified by the Ohio environmental protection agency in accordance with procedures identified in rule 3745-81-27 of the Administrative Code, provided that the laboratory obtains acceptable results on a source water proficiency test sample.

(C) Turbidity. Measurements of turbidity shall be made in accordance with paragraph (C)(3) of rule 3745-81-27 of the Administrative Code.

[Comment: The 40 C.F.R. 141.74 refers to "Analytical and monitoring requirements" published on February 13, 2013. A copy of this code may be obtained from the "U.S. Government Bookstore" toll-free at (866) 512-1800 or http://bookstore.gpo.gov, or from "Ohio EPA, Lazarus Government Center, 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215," (614) 644-2752. The code is available for review at "Ohio EPA, Lazarus Government Center, 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215."]

Replaces: 3745-89-11

Effective: 5/04/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 5/4/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 6109.04
Rule Amplifies: 6109.03, 6109.04
Prior Effective Dates: 1/8/10