Section 4-1.6 - Notification

4-1.6 Notification.

(a) The owner of a cooling tower shall notify the local health department within 24 hours of receipt of a Legionella culture sample result that exceeds 1,000 colony forming units per milliliter (CFU/mL). The local health department shall notify the state department of health with 24 hours of receipt of such a report.

(b) The owner shall notify the public of such test results in a manner determined by the local health department or, in the event that the department elects to determine the manner of public notification, by the department.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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Statutory Authority: 
Public Health Law, section 225(5)(a)