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Rule 3745-95-02 | Backflow prevention and cross-connection control.


(A) No person shall install or maintain a water service connection to any premises where actual or potential cross-connections to a public water system or a consumer's water system may exist unless such actual or potential cross-connections are abated or controlled to the satisfaction of the supplier of water.

(B) No person shall install or maintain a connection between a public water system or consumer's water system and an auxiliary water system unless the auxiliary water system, the method of connection and the use of such system have been approved by the supplier of water and by the director as required by section 6109.13 of the Revised Code.

(C) A public water system shall develop and implement a backflow prevention and cross-connection control program consistent with this chapter.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 6109.04
Amplifies: 6109.04, 6109.13
Five Year Review Date: 10/21/2021
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/1972, 11/26/1980, 5/1/2003