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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 5 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. 

(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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