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(A) The city will regularly monitor the water in the lake for fats, oils, greases, pH, coliform and turbidity in accordance with EPA approved methods and standards. If a water quality problem is indicated, appropriate parameters in 15A NCAC 2B.0211 will be monitored. The lake water will also be monitored for five consecutive days each August for fecal coliform. If WS 11 or B Class standards are exceeded, the city may restrict or temporarily suspend, in whole or in part, recreational and other activities in and on the lake and control strip.
(B) If drinking water standards included in 15A NCAC 18C are exceeded or approached, and the cause is suspected to stem from recreational or other activities in and on the lake, the city will immediately restrict or temporarily suspend all recreational and other activities in and on the lake and control strip.
(C) Results of all water quality monitoring will be reported to the appropriate agencies or departments of the state of North Carolina and to any other appropriate authorities. The city will at all times maintain its water quality monitoring measures in accordance with any changes in existing state rules, regulations or standards.
(D) Drinking water flows from Lake Roxboro approximately five miles down South Hyco Creek to a coffer dam and intake structure, where the water is pumped to Lake Isaac Walton, a Class I reservoir. This portion of South Hyco Creek will be monitored by the Lake Warden and other city personnel. Any violations of appropriate WS and critical area provisions will be reported to the appropriate departments, divisions or agencies of the state of North Carolina, and to any other appropriate authorities.
(Ord. passed 8-8-00)