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(A) (1) An accessible, adequate, safe and potable supply of water shall be provided in each park, capable of furnishing a minimum of 250 gallons per day per mobile home space. Where a public supply of water of quality is available within 300 feet or becomes available within 300 feet, connection shall be made thereto within 180 days, and its supply shall be used exclusively.
(2) Where private water supplies must be developed, the Health Officer must approve the location, construction and development of both the water well and pipe system and connections. No private source of other than water shall be used.
(B) The water system of the mobile home park shall be connected by pipes to all buildings and mobile home spaces. Each mobile home shall be provided with a cold water tap at least four inches above the ground. An adequate supply of hot water shall be provided at all times in the service buildings for all bathing, washing, cleansing and laundry facilities.
(C) All water piping shall be constructed and maintained in accordance with state and local law. the water piping system shall not be connected with nonpotable or questionable water supplies and shall be protected against the hazards of backflow or back-siphonage. All water connections shall be weather- tight.
(D) Where drinking fountains are provided for public use, they shall be of a type and in locations approved by the Health Officer.
(E) Individual water service connections which are provided for direct use by mobile homes or recreation vehicles shall be of a construction so that they will not be damaged by the parking of the mobile homes or recreation vehicles. The park system shall be adequate to provide 20 pounds per square inch of pressure at all mobile homes or recreation reservoirs.
(F) Provisions shall be made within 150 feet of the recreation vehicle space to supply water for recreation vehicle reservoirs.
(G) No well casing, pumps, pumping machinery or suction pipes, shall be located in any pit, room or space extending below ground level, nor in any room or space above ground, have free drainage by gravity to the surface. All floors shall be watertight and sloped from the pump pedestal to the drain, and floors shall extend at least two feet from the well in all directions. The pedestal shall not be less than 12 inches above the floor. This shall not be construed as prohibiting submersible pumps.
(H) All water storage reservoirs shall be watertight and constructed of impervious material. All overflow and vents of the reservoirs shall be effectively screened. Open reservoirs are prohibited. Manholes shall be constructed with overlapping covers to as to prevent the entrance of contaminated material. Overflow pipes from a reservoir shall not connect to any pipe in which sewage or polluted water may back up.
(I) Underground stop and wastecocks shall not be installed on any connections.
(J) No water well shall draw water from any sands reserved to the city for its use, except as may be otherwise permitted by ordinances of the city.
(`90 Code, § 4-53) (Ord. 2767, passed 3-5-85)