(410 ILCS 655/5)
In this Act:
"Bottled water" means any water that is placed in a
sealed container at a water-bottling plant to be used for drinking,
culinary, or other purposes involving a likelihood of the water being
ingested by humans. "Bottled water" does not include water packaged
with the approval of the Department for use in a public emergency.
"Department" means the Department of Public Health.
"Private water source" means a privately owned source of
water in Illinois, other than a public water system or private water system as defined in the Illinois Groundwater Protection Act, that is used for bottled or
vended water and meets the requirements of an approved source for
bottled water as defined in Section 129.3 of Title 21 of the Code of
"Retail water facility" means any commercial establishment
where vended water is sold, and placed in customers' containers, or
placed in containers sold or given to customers who come to the
establishment to obtain water.
"Vended water" means any water that is dispensed by a
water-vending machine or retail water facility, or water from a
private water source, and that is
dispensed by a water-vending machine, retail water facility, water
hauler, or any other person or facility for drinking, culinary, or
other purposes involving a likelihood of the water being ingested by
humans. "Vended water" does not include water from a public water
system that has not undergone additional treatment. Water sold
without further treatment is not "vended water".
"Water-bottling plant" means any facility in which bottled
water is produced.
"Water-vending machine" means any self-service device that,
upon insertion of a coin, coins, or token, or upon receipt of payment
by any other means, dispenses a unit volume of water to be used for
drinking, culinary, or other purposes involving a likelihood of the
water being ingested by humans.
(Source: P.A. 93-866, eff. 1-1-05.)