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Title: Section 67-4.2 - Definitions

Effective Date


Section 67-4.2 Definitions.  

As used in this Subpart, the following terms shall have the stated meanings:  

(a) Action level means 15 micrograms per liter (µg/L) or parts per billion (ppb). Exceedance of the action level requires a response, as set forth in this Subpart. 

(b) Building means any structure, facility, addition, or wing of a school that may be occupied by children or students. The terms shall not include any structure, facility, addition, or wing of a school that is lead-free, as defined in section 1417 of the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act.  

(c) Commissioner means the State Commissioner of Health. 

(d) Department means the New York State Department of Health. 

(e) Outlet means a potable water fixture currently or potentially used for drinking or cooking purposes, including but not limited to a bubbler, drinking fountain, or faucets.  

(f) Potable water means water that meets the requirements of 10 NYCRR Subpart 5-1. 

(g) School means any school district or board of cooperative educational services (BOCES). 

Statutory Authority

Public Health Law, Sections 1370-a and 1110


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