Part 101 - Allegany County

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Section 101.1 - Village of Alfred

Section 101.1 Village of Alfred. (a) Application. The rules and regulations hereinafter given, duly made and enacted in accordance with the provisions of sections 70, 71 and 73 of chapter 45 of the Consolidated Laws (Public Health Law), as amended by chapter 391 of the Laws of 1933, shall apply to all wells, which form the source of the public water supply of the village of Alfred, Allegany County, N.Y.

(b) Definitions. (1) The term well wherever used in this section is intended to mean and refer to the wells now used as a source of this public water supply or to any additional well which may be constructed for the purpose of this public water supply.

(2) Wherever a linear distance of a structure or object from any well is mentioned in this section, it is intended to mean the shortest horizontal distance from the nearest point of the structure or object to any well.

(c) Privies adjacent to any well. (1) No privy, privy vault, pit, pipe or other receptacle of any kind used for the deposit, storage and conveyance of human excreta shall be constructed, located, placed or allowed to remain within 75 feet of any well.

(2) Every privy, privy vault, pit or other receptacle of any kind used for the deposit or storage of human excreta, located between 75 feet and 150 feet of any well, shall be arranged in such a manner that all excreta shall be received in a suitable watertight receptacle which shall be emptied as set forth in paragraphs (4) and (5) of this subdivision.

(3) Whenever the aforesaid watertight receptacles become filled within six inches of the top, said receptacles shall be emptied and the contents disposed of as hereinafter provided. In effecting this removal, none of the contents shall be allowed to escape while being transported to the place of disposal hereinafter specified.

(4) Unless otherwise specifically ordered or permitted by the State Commissioner of Health, the excreta collected in the aforesaid watertight receptacles permitted under paragraph (2) of this subdivision shall, when removed, be disposed of by burying in trenches or pits and covered with no less than 12 inches of soil in such a manner as effectually to prevent its being washed over the surface of the ground by rain or melting snow and at a distance of not less than 500 feet from any well.

(5) Whenever it shall be found that, owing to the character of the soil or other special local conditions, excremental matter from any privy or aforesaid receptacle or from any trench or place of disposal may, in the opinion of the State Commissioner of Health be washed over the surface of the ground or through the soil in an imperfectly purified condition into any well, then the said privy or receptacle for excreta or the said trench or place of disposal shall, after due notice to the owner thereof, be removed to such greater distance or to such place as shall be considered safe and proper by the State Commissioner of Health.

(d) Sewage, sink wastes, etc. (1) No bath water, laundry wastes, sewage or polluted liquid of any kind shall be discharged or allowed to escape or flow in any manner upon the surface of the ground or into the ground beneath the surface, except into watertight receptacles, the contents of which are to be removed as provided by paragraphs (3) and (4) of subdivision (c), within 150 feet of any well.

(2) No human excreta and no compost or other matter containing human excreta shall be thrown, placed, piled or spread upon the surface of the ground nor shall such human excreta, compost or other matter containing human excreta be buried in the soil unless covered with not less than 12 inches of soil nor within a distance of 150 feet of any well; and no manure or compost of any kind shall be placed, piled or spread upon the ground within a distance of 75 feet of any well.

(3) No dead animal, bird, fish or any part thereof nor any offal of any kind shall be thrown, placed, discharged, maintained or allowed to remain upon the surface of the ground or buried beneath the surface within 100 feet of any well.

(e) Camps. No camp, tent, building or other structure for occupancy by transients or for the housing of laborers engaged in construction work or for any other use, except as a private camp or dwelling maintained by a person for his own personal use or for the use of his family and friends, shall be located, placed or maintained within a distance of 150 feet of any well of the public water supply of the village of Alfred.

(f) Cemeteries. No interment of a human body shall be made within a distance of 300 feet of any well of the public water supply of the village of Alfred.

(g) General Clause. In addition to observing the foregoing requirements, all persons shall refrain from any act, although not heretofore specified, which may result in the contamination of any portion of the public water supply of the village of Alfred. (h) Inspections. The board of trustees of the village of Alfred or such other board, person or persons as may be charged with the maintenance or supervision of the public water supply of the village of Alfred or their duly appointed representative shall make regular and thorough inspections of the area surrounding the wells for the purpose of ascertaining whether the above rules and regulations are being complied with, and it shall be the duty of said board of trustees to cause copies of any rules and regulations violated to be served upon the persons violating the same with notices of such violations; and if such persons served do not immediately comply with the rules and regulations, it shall be the further duty of the board of trustees to promptly notify the State Commissioner of Health of such violations. The board of trustees shall report to the State Commissioner of Health, in writing annually, on the first of January, the results of the regular inspections made during the preceding year, stating the number of inspections which have been made, the number of violations found, the number of notices served and the general surroundings of the wells at the time of the last inspection.

(i) Penalty. In accordance with section 70 of chapter 45 of the Consolidated Laws (Public Health Law), as amended by chapter 391 of the Laws of 1933, the penalty for each and every violation of or noncompliance with any of these rules and regulations which relate to a permanent source or act of contamination is hereby fixed at $100.

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Section 101.2 - Village of Richburg

101.2 Village of Richburg.

(a) Application. The rules and regulations hereinafter given, duly made and enacted in accordance with the provisions of sections 70, 71 and 73 of chapter 45 of the Consolidated Laws (Public Health Law), as amended by chapter 395 of the Laws of 1928, shall apply to the springs, located on land, owned by the village of Richburg and situated approximately one and a half to two and a quarter miles northeast of the village of Richburg and which form the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg, Allegany County, N. Y.

(b) Definitions. (1) The term springs wherever used in this section is intended to mean and refer to all springs, infiltration galleries or collecting tiles now used as a source of this public water supply or to any additional spring, infiltration gallery or collecting tile, which may be constructed for the purpose of this public water supply.

(2) Wherever a linear distance of a structure or object from a spring is mentioned in this section, it is intended to mean the shortest horizontal distance from the nearest point of the structure or object to the spring, infiltration gallery or collecting tile.

(c) Privies adjacent to any spring. (1) No privy, privy vault, pit or other receptacle of any kind, placed or used for either the temporary storage or the permanent deposit of human excreta, shall be constructed, located, placed, maintained or allowed to remain within 150 feet of any spring, forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(2) No privy, privy vault, pit, cesspool or other receptacle, which is not watertight, placed or used for the permanent deposit of human excreta, shall be constructed, located, placed, maintained or allowed to remain within 300 feet of any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(3) Every privy, privy vault, pit or other receptacle of any kind placed or used for the temporary storage of human excreta, located between the limiting distance prescribed by paragraph (1) of this subdivision and the limiting distance prescribed by paragraph (2) of this subdivision, shall be arranged in such a manner that all excreta shall be received in a suitable watertight receptacle or removable container which shall be emptied as set forth in paragraphs (4) and (5) of this subdivision.

(4) Whenever the aforesaid watertight receptacles or removable containers become filled within six inches of the top, said receptacles or containers shall be emptied or removed and the contents disposed of as hereinafter provided, in order to maintain the privy or receptacle in proper sanitary condition and effectually prevent any overflow upon the soil or upon the foundation or floor of the privy. In effecting this removal the utmost care shall be exercised that none of the contents be allowed to escape while being transported from the privy or receptacle to the place of disposal hereinafter specified and that the contents, or the removable containers, while being transported shall be thoroughly covered and that the least possible annoyance and inconvenience be caused to occupants of the premises and the adjacent premises.

(5) Unless otherwise specifically ordered or permitted by the State Commissioner of Health, the excreta collected in the aforesaid watertight receptacles or removable containers permitted under paragraph (3) of this subdivision shall, when removed, be disposed of by burying in trenches or pits and covered with not less than 12 inches of soil in such a manner as effectually to prevent their being washed over the surface of the ground by rain or melting snow and at a distance of not less than 500 feet from any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(6) Whenever it shall be found that, owing to the character of the soil or of the surface of the ground or owing to the height or flow of subsoil or surface water or other special local conditions, excremental matter from any privy or aforesaid receptacle or from any trench or place of disposal may, in the opinion of the State Commissioner of Health, be washed over the surface of the ground or through the soil in an imperfectly purified condition into any spring, then the said privy or receptacle for excreta or the said trench or place of disposal shall, after due notice to the owner thereof, be removed to such greater distance or to such place as shall be considered safe and proper by the State Commissioner of Health.

(d) Sewage, sink wastes, garbage, etc. (1) No bath water, laundry wastes, sewage or other excremental matter from any water closet, privy, cesspool or other source shall be thrown, placed, led, conducted, discharged or allowed to escape or flow in any manner upon the surface of the ground or into the ground beneath the surface (except into watertight receptacles, the contents of which are to be removed as provided by paragraphs (4) and (5) of subdivision (c)) within 300 feet of any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg. (2) No garbage, putrescible matter, kitchen or sink wastes, refuse or waste matter from any garbage, dairy or cheese factory nor water in which milk cans, utensils, clothing, bedding, carpets or harness have been washed or rinsed nor any polluted water or liquid of any kind shall be thrown or discharged upon the surface of the ground or into the ground beneath the surface (except into watertight containers, the contents of which are to be removed as provided by paragraphs (4) and (5) of subdivision (c)) within 200 feet of any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(e) Animals, manure, compost, etc. (1) No stable for cattle or horses, no barnyard, hogyard, pigpen, poultry house or yard, no hitching place or standing place for horses or other animals and no manure pile or compost heap shall be constructed, located, placed, maintained or allowed to remain within 100 feet of any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg, and none of the above named objects or sources of pollution shall be constructed, located, placed, maintained or allowed to remain where or in such a manner that the drainage, leachings or washings from the same may enter any spring without first having passed over or through such an extent of soil as to have been properly purified, and in no case shall it be deemed that proper purification has been secured unless the aforesaid drainings, leachings or washings shall have percolated over or through the soil in a scattered, dissipated form and not concentrated in perceptible lines of drainage for a distance of not less than 100 feet from any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(2) No human excreta and no compost or other matter containing human excreta shall be thrown, placed, piled or spread upon the surface of the ground, nor shall such human excreta, compost or other matter containing human excreta be buried in the soil unless covered with not less than 12 inches of soil nor within a distance of 300 feet of any spring; and no manure or compost of any kind, not containing human excreta, shall be placed, piled or spread upon the ground within a distance of 100 feet of any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(f) Dead animals, offal, industrial wastes. No dead animal, bird, fish or any part thereof nor any offal or waste matter of any kind shall be thrown, placed, discharged, maintained or allowed to remain upon the surface of the ground or buried beneath the surface within 300 feet of any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(g) Trespassing. No trespassing shall be allowed upon the property of the village of Richburg upon which the springs forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg are located and no person or persons shall enter in or upon such property except the board of trustees or any such board or person or persons who may be charged with the maintenance of the supply in the official performance of their duties of supervision or maintenance of the public water supply except such other persons as may be authorized to enter said property by the board of trustees of the village of Richburg.

(h) Camps. No camp, tent, building or other structure for occupancy by transients or for the housing of laborers engaged in construction work or for any other use, except as a private camp or dwelling maintained by a person for his own personal use or for the use of his family and friends, shall be located, placed or maintained within a distance of 300 feet of any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(i) Cemeteries. No interment of a human body shall be made within a distance of 300 feet of any spring forming the sources of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(j) Inspections. The board of trustees of the village of Richburg or such other board, person or persons as may be charged with the maintenance or supervision of the public water supply of the village of Richburg or their duly appointed representative shall make regular and thorough inspections of the area surrounding the springs for the purpose of ascertaining whether the above rules and regulations are being complied with, and it shall be the duty of said board of trustees to cause copies of any rules and regulations violated to be served upon the persons violating the same with notices of such violations; and if such persons served do not immediately comply with the rules and regulations, it shall be the further duty of the board of trustees to promptly notify the State Commissioner of Health of such violations. The board of trustees shall report to the State Commissioner of Health in writing annually, on the first day of January, the results of the regular inspections made during the preceding year, stating the number of inspections which have been made, the number of violations found, the number of notices served and the general surroundings of the springs at the time of the last inspection. (k) General clause. In addition to observing the foregoing requirements, all persons shall refrain from any act, although not heretofore specified, which may result in the contamination of any portion of the public water supply of the village of Richburg.

(l) Penalty. In accordance with section 70 of chapter 45 of the Consolidated Laws (Public Health Law), as amended by chapter 395 of the Laws of 1928, the penalty for each and every violation of or noncompliance with any of these rules and regulations which relate to a permanent source or act of contamination is hereby fixed at $100.

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Section 101.3 - Village of Wellsville

101.3 Village of Wellsville.

(a) Application. The rules and regulations hereinafter given, duly made and enacted in accordance with the provisions of sections 70, 71 and 73 of chapter 45 of the Consolidated Laws (Public Health Law) as heretofore set forth shall apply to that portion of the Genesee River and its tributary watercourses located within the State of New York and above the intake of the public water supply of the village of Wellsville, Allegany County, N.Y., these streams being sources of the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(b) Definitions. (1) The term watercourse wherever used in this section is intended to mean and include every spring, pond, reservoir, stream, ditch, gutter or other channel of any kind the water of which when running whether continuously or occasionally eventually flow or may flow into the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(2) Wherever a linear distance of a structure or object from a watercourse is mentioned in this section, it is intended to mean the shortest horizontal distance from the nearest point of the structure or object to the margin or precipitous bank forming the ordinary high-water mark of such watercourse.

(c) Privies adjacent to any reservoir or watercourse. (1) No privy, privy vault, pit, cesspool or any other receptacle of any kind used for either the temporary storage or the permanent deposit of human excreta shall be constructed, placed, maintained or allowed to remain within 50 feet of any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(2) No privy, privy vault, pit, cesspool or any other receptacle, used for the permanent deposit of human excreta, shall be constructed, located, placed, maintained or allowed to remain within 150 feet of any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(3) No cesspool, pit or other receptacle of any kind, used for the temporary storage of human excreta or sewage shall be constructed, located, maintained or allowed to remain between the limiting distances prescribed by paragraph (1) of this subdivision and the limiting distances prescribed by paragraph (2) of this subdivision, unless said cesspool, pit or other receptacle is so arranged and equipped that the said excreta or sewage are at once removed by pump or other satisfactory means through watertight pipes or conduits to some proper place of ultimate disposal, as hereinafter provided, or unless suitable vessels or receptacles for the temporary storage of said human excreta or sewage are provided and at all times maintained in an absolutely watertight condition and in such manner as to permit of convenient removal of said excreta or sewage to some place of ultimate disposal as hereinafter set forth.

(4) The excreta collected in the aforesaid temporary receptacles permitted under paragraph (3) of this subdivision shall be removed and the receptacles thoroughly cleaned and deodorized as often as may be found necessary to maintain the privy in proper sanitary condition and to effectually prevent any overflow upon the soil or upon the foundation or floor of the privy. In effecting this removal the utmost care shall be exercised that none of the contents be allowed to escape while being transferred from the privy to the place of disposal hereinafter specified and that the contents, while being transferred from the privy to the place of disposal, shall be thoroughly covered and that the least possible annoyance and inconvenience be caused to occupants of the premises and the adjacent premises.

(5) Unless otherwise specially ordered or permitted by the State Department of Health, the excreta collected in the aforesaid temporary receptacles permitted under paragraph (3) of this subdivision shall, when removed, be disposed of by burying in trenches or pits at a depth of not less than 18 inches below the surface and at a distance of not less than 300 feet from any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(6) Whenever, owing to the character of the soil or of the surface of the ground or owing to the height or flow of subsoil or surface water or other special local conditions, it is considered by the State Commissioner of Health that excremental matter from any privy or aforesaid receptacles or from any trench or place of disposal or the garbage or wastes from any dump may be washed over the surface or through the soil in an imperfectly purified condition into any watercourse, then the said privy or receptacle for excreta or the trench or place of disposal of the said garbage or waste dump shall, after due notice to the owner thereof, be removed to such greater distance or to such place as shall be considered safe and proper by the State Commissioner of Health. (d) Sewage, house slops, sink wastes, etc. (1) No house slops, bath water, sewage or other excretal matter from any water closet, privy, cesspool or other source shall be thrown, placed, led, conducted, discharged or allowed to escape or flow in any manner either directly or indirectly into any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville, nor shall any such matters be thrown, placed, led, discharged or allowed to escape beneath the surface, except into watertight receptacles, the contents of which are to be removed as provided by paragraph (4) of subdivision (c), within 150 feet of any such watercourse tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(2) No garbage, putrescible matter, kitchen or sink wastes, refuse or waste water from any creamery, cheese factory, laundry nor water in which clothing, bedding or carpets have been washed or rinsed nor any polluted water or liquid of any kind shall be thrown or discharged directly or indirectly into any watercourse, nor shall any such liquid or solid refuse or waste be thrown, discharged or allowed to escape or remain upon the surface of the ground or to percolate into or through the ground below the surface in any manner whereby the same may flow into any watercourse within a distance of 100 feet from any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(3) No clothing, bedding, carpets, nor anything that pollutes water, shall be washed, rinsed or placed in any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(e) Bathing, animals, manure, compost, etc. (1) No person shall be allowed to bathe, nor shall any animals or poultry be allowed to stand, wallow, wade or swim in any watercourse nor be washed therein within 1000 feet above the intake of the Wellsville water supply. No watering place shall be maintained in such a way as to pollute with muddy leachings or excretal matters any streams within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(2) No stable for cattle or horses, barnyard, hogyard, pigpen, poultry house or yard, hitching place or standing place for horses or other animals, manure pile or compost heap shall be constructed, placed, maintained or allowed to remain with its nearest point less than 25 feet from any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville, and none of the above named objects or sources of pollution shall be so constructed, placed, maintained or allowed to remain where or in such a manner that the drainings, leachings or washings from the same may enter any such watercourse without first having passed over or through such an extent of soil as to have been properly purified, and in no case shall it be deemed that proper purification has been secured unless the above drainings, leachings or washings shall have percolated over or through the soil in a scattered, dissipated form and not concentrated in perceptible lines of drainage for a distance of not less than 25 feet before reaching any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(3) No human excreta and no compost or other matter containing human excreta shall be thrown, placed or allowed to escape into any watercourse nor to be placed, piled or spread upon the surface of the ground at any point on the watershed within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville, nor shall such human excreta or compost or other matter containing human excreta be dug or buried in the soil at a less depth than 18 inches below the surface nor within a distance of 300 feet from any watercourse with the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville, and no manure or compost of any kind shall be placed, piled or spread upon the ground within a distance of 25 feet from any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(4) No decayed or fermented fruit or vegetables, cider mill wastes, roots, grain or other vegetable refuse of any kind shall be thrown, placed, discharged or allowed to escape or pass into any watercourse, nor shall they be thrown, placed, piled, maintained or allowed to remain in such places that the drainage, leachings or washings therefrom may flow by open, blind or covered drains or channels of any kind into any watercourse without first having passed over or through such an extent of soil as to have been properly purified, and in no case shall it be deemed that sufficient purification has been secured unless the above-mentioned drainings, leachings or washings shall have percolated over or through the soil in a scattered, dissipated form and not concentrated in perceptible lines of drainage for a distance of not less than 100 feet before entering any watercourse tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville. (f) Dead animals, offal, manufacturing wastes, etc. No dead animals, bird, fish or any part thereof nor any offal or waste matter of any kind shall be thrown, placed, discharged or allowed to escape or to pass into any watercourse. Nor shall any such material or refuse be so located, placed, maintained or allowed to remain that the drainage, leachings or washings therefrom may reach any such watercourse without having first percolated over or through the soil in a scattered, dissipated form and not concentrated in perceptible lines of drainage for a distance of 150 feet before entering any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(g) Labor, camps. No temporary camp, tent, building or other structures for housing laborers engaged in construction work or for other purposes shall be located, placed or maintained within a distance of 300 feet from any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(h) Cemeteries. No interment of a human body shall be made within a distance of 300 feet from any watercourse within the State of New York tributary to the public water supply of the village of Wellsville.

(i) Inspections. The commissioners of the water and light department of the village of Wellsville shall make regular and thorough inspections of the streams and drainage areas tributary thereto for the purpose of ascertaining whether the above rules and regulations are being complied with, and it shall be the duty of said commissioners to cause copies of any rules and regulations violated to be served upon the persons violating the same with notice of such violations; and if such persons served do not immediately comply with the rules and regulations it shall be the further duty of the commissioners of the water and light department to promptly notify the State Commissioner of Health of such violations. The commissioners shall report in writing annually, on the first of January, the results of the regular inspection made during the preceding year, stating the number of inspections which have been made, the number of violations found, the number of notices served and the general condition of the watershed at the time of the last inspection.

(j) Penalty. In accordance with section 70 of chapter 45 of the Consolidated Laws (Public Health Law), the penalty for each and every violation of or noncompliance with any of these rules and regulations which relate to a permanent source or act of contamination is hereby fixed at $200.

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Section 101.4 - Houghton Water District, Town of Caneadea

101.4 Houghton Water District, Town of Caneadea. (a) Application. The rules and regulations set forth in this section, duly made and enacted in accordance with the provisions of sections 1100-1107 of the Public Health Law shall apply to the two wells which comprise the source of the public water supply of the Houghton Water District, town of Caneadea, Allegany County, N.Y. One of the said wells, known as the old well or "well #1", is located on the Houghton College Campus. This well is approximately a 20-foot linear distance west of York Drive and a 500-foot linear distance northwest of the science building in the hamlet of Houghton. It is leased to the water district for a period of 99 years from January 1, 1970. The other well, known as the new well or "well #2", is approximately a 210-foot linear distance southeast of North River Road (Route 19), approximately a 100-foot linear distance northwest of Rochester Gas and Electric (R.G.&E.) right-of-way, and a 65-foot linear distance east of R.G.&E. pole 2-AE. This well is on land owned by the water district, near the north end of said hamlet of Houghton.

(b) Definitions. (1) Chloride salt shall mean the solid compounds or solutions of potassium chloride (commonly used as fertilizer), calcium chloride (commonly used for winter-road maintenance) or sodium chloride (commonly used for water-softener regeneration).

(2) Herbicide shall mean any substance used to destroy or inhibit plant growth.

(3) Human excreta shall mean human feces and urine.

(4) Junkyard shall mean an area where two or more unregistered, old or second-hand motor vehicles are being accumulated for purposes of disposal, resale of used parts or reclaiming certain materials such as metal, glass, fabric and/or the like.

(5) Linear distance shall mean the shortest horizontal distance from the nearest point of the structure or object to the extension of the centerline of the wells.

(6) Pesticide shall mean any substance used to destroy or inhibit pests such as rodents and insects.

(7) Pollutant shall mean dredge, spoil, solid waste, incinerator residue, sewage, garbage, sewage sludge, chemical waste, biological materials, radioactive materials, heat, wrecked or discarded equipment, rock, sand, cellar dirt and industrial, municipal and agricultural waste.

(8) Radioactive material shall mean any material in any form that emits radiation spontaneously. Radiation shall mean ionizing radiation, that is, any alpha particle, beta particle, gamma ray, X-ray, neutron, high-speed proton, and any other atomic particle producing ionization, but shall not mean any sound or radio wave, or visible, infrared or ultraviolet light.

(9) Refuse shall mean all putrescible and nonputrescible solid wastes including garbage, manure, rubbish, ashes, incinerator residue, street cleaning, dead animals, offal and solid commercial and industrial wastes.

(10) Refuse disposal area shall mean land used for the depositing of refuse except that it shall not include the land used for the depositing of refuse from a single family, a member of which is the owner, occupant or lessee of said land, or any part of a farm on which only animal wastes resulting from the operation of such farm are deposited.

(11) Sewage shall mean any liquid or solid waste matter from a domestic, commercial, private or industrial establishment which is normally carried off in sewers or waste pipes.

(12) Sewage disposal system shall mean any system used for disposing of sewage.

(13) Toxic chemical shall mean any compound or substance, including but not limited to gasoline, kerosene, fuel oil or diesel oil, which is or may be harmful or poisonous to humans.

(14) Treatment works shall mean any treatment plant, sewer, disposal field, lagoon, pumping station, septic system, construction drainage ditch or surface water intercepting ditch, incinerator, area devoted to sanitary land fill, or other works not specifically mentioned in this paragraph, installed for the purpose of treating, neutralizing, stabilizing or disposing of sewage.

(15) Water supply shall mean the public water supply of the Houghton Water District, Town of Caneadea, Allegany County, NY.

(16) Wells shall mean wells now used as a source of this water supply or to any additional wells which may be constructed at this point as a source for this water supply.

(c) General prohibitions. No person, including State agencies or political subdivisions having jurisdiction, shall perform any act or grant any permit or approval which may result in the contravention of the standards for raw water quality as contained in Part 170 of this Title.

(d) Specified prohibitions. (1) Cemeteries. No interment of a human body shall be made within a 250-foot linear distance of the wells.

(2) Chloride salt. No chloride salt shall be stored within a 500-foot linear distance of the wells except in weatherproof buildings or watertight vessels. (3) Herbicides and pesticides. No pesticides or herbicides shall be stored, discharged, applied or allowed to remain within a 500-foot linear distance of the wells unless a permit to do so has been obtained from the appropriate State agency having jurisdiction.

(4) Human excreta and sewage. (i) No privy, privy vault, pit or other receptacle of any kind for either temporary storage or the permanent deposit of human excreta or sewage shall be constructed, located, placed, maintained or allowed to remain within a 250-foot linear distance of the wells.

(ii) No human excreta or sewage shall be deposited or spread upon or beneath the surface of the ground within a 250-foot linear distance of the wells.

(iii) No sewage or polluted liquid of any kind shall be discharged or allowed to flow on or beneath the surface of the ground within a 250-foot linear distance of the wells; except in watertight pipes connected to a sewage disposal system or treatment works for which a permit has been granted by the appropriate State agency having jurisdiction over such facility. No such watertight pipe shall be located within a 15-foot linear distance of the wells.

(5) Radioactive material. No radioactive material shall be disposed of by burial in soil within a 500-foot linear distance of the wells and not within a 500-foot to a 1,000-foot linear distance of the wells unless authorization has been obtained from the appropriate State agency and such burial is in accordance with provisions of Part 16 of this Title.

(6) Solid waste. (i) Junkyards. No junkyard shall be located within a 250-foot linear distance of the wells.

(ii) Refuse. No refuse shall be deposited on or beneath the surface of the ground within a 250-foot linear distance of the wells.

(iii) Refuse disposal area. No refuse disposal area shall be located within a 500-foot linear distance of the wells.

(7) Toxic chemicals. No container used for the storage of gasoline, kerosene, fuel oil, diesel oil or toxic chemicals shall be buried beneath the surface of the ground within a 500-foot linear distance of the wells.

(8) Trespassing. No trespassing shall be allowed upon the property of the Houghton Water District, Town of Caneadea, Allegany County, NY, upon which the wells are located and no person or persons shall enter in or upon such property except the person or persons authorized to enter said property by said district.

(e) Inspections. The town board of the Town of Caneadea, Allegany County, NY, or any person or persons charged with the maintenance or supervision of the public water supply system shall, by its officers or its duly appointed representative, make regular and thorough inspections of the area surrounding the wells to ascertain whether these rules and regulations are being complied with. It shall be the duty of the aforesaid town board to cause copies of any rules and regulations violated to be served upon the persons violating the same together with notices of said violations. If such persons served do not immediately comply with the rules and regulations, it shall be the further duty of the aforesaid town board to promptly notify the State Commissioner of Health of such violations. The aforesaid superintendent, Houghton Water District, shall report to the State Commissioner of Health in writing annually, prior to the 30th day of January, the results of the regular inspections made during the preceding year. The report shall state the number of inspections which were made, the number of violations found, the number of notices served, the number of violations abated and the general condition of the area surrounding the wells at the time of the last inspection.

(f) Penalties for violations. Penalties for violations of this section shall be those specified by section 1103 of the Public Health Law.

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