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(A) The consumer's premises shall be open at all reasonable times to the approved cross-connection device inspector for the inspection of the presence or absence of cross-connections within the consumer's premises and testing, repair and maintenance of cross-connection control devices within the consumer's premises.
(B) On request by the Water Department Foreman or his authorized representative, the consumer shall furnish information regarding the piping system or systems or water use within the customer’s premises. The consumer’s premises shall be open at all reasonable times to the Water Department Foreman for the verification of information submitted by the inspection consumer to the public water supply custodian regarding cross-connection inspection results.
(C) It shall be the responsibility of the water consumer to arrange annual inspections through a licensed Cross-Connection Control Device Inspector (“CCCDI”) of water use practices on his premises to determine whether there are actual or potential cross-connections to his or her water system through which contaminants or pollutants could backflow into his or her water system or the public potable water system. All cross-connection control or other plumbing inspections must be conducted in accordance with 225 ILCS 320/3 (1).
(D) It is the responsibility of the water consumer to prevent backflow into the public water system by ensuring that:
(1) All cross-connections are removed or approved cross-connection control devices are installed for control of backflow and backsiphonage.
(2) Cross-connection control devices shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
(3) Cross-connection control devices shall be inspected at the time of installation and at least annually by a person approved by the Agency as a Cross-Connection Control Device Inspector (CCCDI). The inspection of mechanical devices shall include physical testing in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
(4) All inspection and maintenance requirements under this appendix are met.
(Am. Ord. 19-01, passed 1-22-19)