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In the event a cross connection is discovered or a water meter is found running steadily backwards, the city's potable water system shall be assumed to be in imminent danger of contamination, and the following procedures shall be instituted:
(A) Shut off the water to the premises and, if possible, remove the water meter.
(B) Immediately call the Lake Mary Public Works Department.
(C) The Public Works Department shall immediately report to the affected area, confirm the area is contaminated, and isolate the water system within the area.
(D) The Public Works Department shall immediately notify the State of Florida, Department of Health local office and the FDEP, Orlando Branch Office.
(E) The Public Works Department shall take water samples at various stations within and without the isolated area of the water system to determine the extent of the contamination.
(F) The Public Works Department shall submit a written report to the F.D.E.P. and Department of Health local office within 30 days after discovery of the backflow incident.
(Ord. 1212, passed 9-7-06)