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ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY
(415 ILCS 40/) Public Water Supply Regulation Act.

415 ILCS 40/1

    (415 ILCS 40/1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 121a)
    Sec. 1. For the purposes of this Act:
    "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 in incorporated municipalities; or unincorporated communities where 10 or more separate lots or properties are being served or intended to be served; State-owned parks and memorials; and State-owned educational, charitable, or penal institutions.
    "Department" means the Department of Public Health.
    "Director" means the Director of the Department of Public Health.
    "Owners or Official Custodians" means any individual, public or private corporation, political subdivision, government agency, municipality, public or private institution, industry, co-partnership, association, firm, trust, estate or any other entity whatsoever.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3201.)

415 ILCS 40/1.1

    (415 ILCS 40/1.1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 121a1)
    Sec. 1.1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Public Water Supply Regulation Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

415 ILCS 40/7a

    (415 ILCS 40/7a) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 121g1)
    Sec. 7a. In order to protect the dental health of all citizens, especially children, the Department shall promulgate rules to provide for the addition of fluoride to public water supplies by the owners or official custodians thereof. Such rules shall incorporate the recommendations on optimal fluoridation for community water levels as proposed and adopted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
(Source: P.A. 97-43, eff. 6-28-11.)

415 ILCS 40/8

    (415 ILCS 40/8) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 121h)
    Sec. 8. Owners or official custodians of public water supplies shall submit or cause to be submitted by operating personnel, such samples of water for analyses as may be requested by the Department, which samples shall be collected in such manner and at such points as the Department may direct, and thereupon sent to the Department laboratories.
(Source: Laws 1951, p. 2091.)

415 ILCS 40/8a

    (415 ILCS 40/8a) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 121h1)
    Sec. 8a. The provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act are hereby expressly adopted and shall apply to all administrative rules and procedures of the Department of Public Health under this Act, except that Section 5-35 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act relating to procedures for rule-making does not apply to the adoption of any rule required by federal law in connection with which the Department is precluded by law from exercising any discretion.
(Source: P.A. 88-45.)

415 ILCS 40/14

    (415 ILCS 40/14) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 121n)
    Sec. 14.
    Any public water supply owner; owner's manager or agent; official custodian; municipal, State, or other official violating or aiding and abetting the violation of any provisions of this Act or refusing or neglecting to comply with any order issued by the Director as hereinbefore provided shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 77-2575.)