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Title: Section 4-2.2 - Definitions

Effective Date


(a) Covered facilities. The term covered facilities means all general hospitals and residential health care facilities as defined in Article 28 of the Public Health Law.

(b) Legionella culture sampling and analysis. The term Legionella culture sampling and analysis means the collection of a water sample for the measurement of the live culture of Legionella involving the use of specialized media and laboratory methods for growth to determine the species and serogroup.

(c) Potable water system. The term potable water system means a building water distribution system that provides water intended for human contact or consumption.

Statutory Authority

Public Health Law, section 225(5)(a)


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