§ 53.25  WHERE PROTECTION REQUIRED.
   (A)   An approved backflow device shall be installed on all connections to the public water supply as described in the Plumbing Code, 77 Ill. Adm. Code 890 and the agency's regulations 35 Ill. Adm. Code 680. In addition, an approved backflow prevention device shall be installed on each service line to a consumer's water system serving premises, where in the judgement of the Superintendent of Water, actual or potential hazards to the public water supply system exist.
   (B)   An approved backflow prevention device shall be installed on each service line to a consumer's water system serving premises where the following conditions exist:
      (1)   Premises having an auxiliary water supply, unless such auxiliary supply is accepted as an additional source by the Superintendent of Water and the source is approved by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.
      (2)   Premises on which any substance is handled which can create an actual or potential hazard to the public water supply system. This shall include premises having sources or systems containing process fluids or waters originating from the public water supply system which are no longer under the sanitary control of the Superintendent of Water.
      (3)   Premise having internal cross-connections that, in the judgement of the Superintendent of Water and/or the Cross-Connection Control Device Inspector, are not correctable or intricate plumbing arrangements which make it impractical to determine whether or not cross-connections exist.
      (4)   Premises where, because of security requirements or other prohibition or restrictions, it is impossible or impractical to make a complete cross-connection survey.
      (5)   Premises having a repeated history of cross-connections being established or re-established.
   (C)   An approved backflow device shall be installed on all connections to the public water supply as described in the Plumbing Code, 77 Ill. Adm. Code 890 and. the Agency's regulations 35 Ill. Adm. Code 653. In addition, an approved backflow prevention device shall be installed on each service line to a consumer's water system serving, but not necessarily limited to, the following types of facilities unless the Superintendent of Water determines that no actual or potential hazard to the public water supply system exists:
      (1)   Hospitals, mortuaries, clinics, nursing homes;
      (2)   Laboratories;
      (3)   Piers, docks, waterfront facilities;
      (4)   Sewage treatment plants, sewage pumping station or storm water pumping stations;
      (5)   Food or beverage processing plants;
      (6)   Chemical plants;
      (7)   Metal plating industries;
      (8)   Petroleum precessing or storage plants;
      (9)   Radioactive material precessing plants or nuclear reactors;
      (10)   Car washes;
      (11)   Pesticide, or herbicide or extermination plants and trucks;
      (12)   Farm service and fertilizer plants and trucks.
(Ord. 97-4883, passed 3-18-1997)