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Water Quality

Water Quality

State law requires districts to address water quality in schools.

Utah Administrative Code R392-200-7. Sanitary Facilities and Controls.

(1)  Water Supply.    

  • (a) The water supply shall meet the requirements of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality. All bottled water supplied or sold by the school shall meet the bottled water requirements of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.    
  • (b) The governing body shall notify the local health department as soon as reasonably possible but no longer than four hours after the discovery of a continuing water supply interruption. If the water supply is estimated to be or actually interrupted for four hours or more, the local health officer may require the school to close or have the school provide an alternative source of potable water approved by the local health department.
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