TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 370 COMMUNITY LIVING FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 370.2020 WATER SUPPLY


 

Section 370.2020 Water Supply

 

a) Each facility shall be served by water from a municipal public water supply when available.

 

b) When a municipal public water supply is not available, the water supply shall comply with the Department's rules for "Drinking Water Systems" (77 Ill. Adm. Code 900), as amended promulgated pursuant to "An Act in Relation to Public Health (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1979, ch. 111, pars. 22 et seq.), as amended.

 

c)

 

1) If water is supplied by a well that is not part of a municipal system, the well shall be constructed and maintained in accordance with the "Illinois Water Well Construction Code" (77 Ill. Adm. Code 920) and "Water Well Pump Installation Code" (77 Ill. Adm. Code 925).

 

2) Each facility shall have a written agreement with a water company, dairy, or other water purveyor to provide an emergency supply of potable water for drinking and culinary purposes.