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(A) Water wells. Except as otherwise herein provided, the location, construction, repair, and disinfection of water wells, and the installation of water well pumps, shall be in accordance with the requirements set forth by the State Department of Public Health Illinois Water Well Construction Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 920) and Illinois Water Well Pump Installation Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 925), which are hereby made part of this chapter by reference. Copies of said regulations shall be available at the County Health Department office. Wells that are abandoned shall be sealed in a manner prescribed by the State Water Well Construction Code. No well in use will be left uncovered.
(B) Surface water supplies. All water systems which receive their source of water from ponds, lakes, streams, rivers, or other surface collectors of water shall be designed, constructed, and operated in accordance with the State Department of Public Health Surface Source Water Treatment Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 930).
(C) Cisterns. Cisterns shall not be used for a water supply except where adequate groundwater resources are not available. Cistern water and surface water supplies shall receive treatment in accordance with the State Department of Public Health Surface Source Water Treatment Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 930). In addition, cisterns that are abandoned shall be filled with an impermeable material such as clay.
(Ord. 1991.52, passed 8-13-1991; Ord. 0-2010.03, passed 8-13-1991) Penalty, see § 50.99