(415 ILCS 45/5)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 505)
"Public Water Supply" means all mains, pipes and structures through
which water is obtained and distributed to the public, including wells and
well structures, intakes and cribs, pumping stations, treatment plants,
reservoirs, storage tanks and appurtenances, collectively or severally,
actually used or intended for use for the purpose of furnishing water for
drinking or general domestic use and which serves at least 15 service
connections or which regularly serves at least 25 persons at least 60 days
per year. A public water supply is either a "community water supply" or
a "non-community water supply".
(b) "Community water supply" means a public water supply which serves
or is intended to serve at least 15 service connections used by residents
or regularly serves at least 25 residents.
(c) "Non-community water supply" means a public water supply that is not
a community water supply. The requirements of this Act shall not apply
to non-community water supplies.
(d) "Resident" means a person who dwells or has a place of abode which
is occupied by that person for 60 days or more each calendar year.
(e) "Service Connection" is the opening, including all fittings and appurtenances,
at the water main through which water is supplied to the user.
(Source: P.A. 82-393.)