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Chapter 24  |  Article 24 - 2G
WVC 24- CHAPTER 24. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
WVC 24 - 2 G- ARTICLE 2G. PUBLIC WATER UTILITIES MONITORING REQUIREMENTS. WVC 24 - 2 G- 1 §24-2G-1. Public water utilities required to install monitor for contaminants.

          All public water utilities that provide water to more than one hundred thousand customers, including public service districts providing water service and municipally owned and operated utilities, subject to the requirements and limitations of this article, shall implement a regular monitoring system as specified to the same technical capabilities for detection as utilized by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission. WVC 24 - 2 G- 2 §24-2G-2. Requirements.

     (a) Each public water utility, public service district or municipal water system, as set forth in section one of this article, shall provide testing for contamination of its water supply by the following contaminants:

     (1) Salts or ions;

     (2) Metals, including heavy metals;

     (3) Polar organic compounds;

     (4) Nonpolar organic compounds;

     (5) Volatile compounds, oils and other hydrocarbons;

     (6) Pesticides; and

     (7) Biotoxins.

     (b) Each public water utility is empowered to determine at its discretion which of the contaminants listed in subsection (a) of this section are most likely to contaminate its water supply, and shall provide a monitoring system which shall detect the three of the listed contaminants deemed most likely to affect that water system: Provided, That each public water utility shall file its list with the commission: Provided, however, That any public water system serving over one hundred thousand customers from any one treatment plant is requested to test for all listed contaminants at each treatment plant: Provided further, That if technology to adequately detect contaminants as required by this section proves to be not feasible to implement, the public water utility shall report by January 1, 2015, such to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance with the reasons why such technology is not feasible to obtain or use, and suggest alternatives.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§24 - 2 - 1 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 180
PASSED - Regular Session

SB180 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 04/06/2017)
Relating to PSC jurisdiction over certain telephone company and internet services
§24 - 1 - 3 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 523
PASSED - Regular Session

SB523 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 04/14/2017)
Converting to biweekly pay cycle for state employees
§24 - 1 - 1 B - (Amended Code)
§24 - 2 - 1 - (Amended Code)
§24 - 2 - 3 - (Amended Code)
§24 - 2 - 4 B - (Amended Code)
§24 - 2 - 11 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 3096
PASSED - Regular Session

HB3096 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 04/14/2017)
Relating to operation and regulation of certain water and sewer utilities owned or operated by political subdivisions of the state
§24 - 2 - 1 L - (New Code)
SENATE BILL - 601
PASSED - Regular Session

SB601 SUB1 enr2  (Uploaded - 03/23/2016)
SB601 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 03/18/2016)
Relating to exception from jurisdiction of PSC for materials recovery facilities or mixed waste processing facilities
§24 - 2 E- 3 - (New Code)
SENATE BILL - 678
PASSED - Regular Session

SB678 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/10/2016)
Relating to ownership and use of conduit providing telephone service
§24 - 2 - 1 L - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4435
PASSED - Regular Session

HB4435 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/15/2016)
Authorizing the Public Service Commission to approve expedited cost recovery of electric utility coal-fired boiler modernization and improvement projects
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