City of Rushville Ordinance #17-781

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RUSHVILLE, NEBRASKA, PROVIDING DEFINITIONS RELATED TO LEAD BASE MATERIALS, CONSUMERS, PUBLIC DRINKING WATER SYSTEM, WATER PURVEYOR, AND RELATED TERMS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RUSHVILLE, NEBRASKA:

Section 1. Sec. 3-126 of the Municipal Code of Rushville, Nebraska, is hereinafter enacted to read as follows: 

MUNICIPAL PUBLIC DRINKING WATER SYSTEM LEAD BAN POLICY; DEFINITIONS. 

As used in Rushville City Ordinance Sec. 3-126 through Sec. 3-128 of this Article, the following terms shall have these prescribed meanings:

CONSUMER is hereby defined to mean the owner or person in control of premises supplied by or in any manner connected to a public drinking water system.  

LEAD BASED MATERIALS is hereby defined to mean any material containing lead in excess of the quantity specified in the definition of “lead free” below.  

LEAD FREE is hereby defined to mean: 1. When used in respect to solder and flux, refers to solders and flux containing not more than two – tenths of one percent (0.2%) lead; and 2. When used with respect to pipes and pipe fittings, refers to pipes and pipe fittings containing not more than twenty-five hundredths of one percent (0.25%) lead.  

PUBLIC DRINKING WATER SYSTEM is hereby defined to mean any publicly or privately owned water system supplying water to the general public which is satisfactory for drinking, culinaryand domestic purposes and meets the requirements of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health.  

WATER PURVEYOR is hereby defined to mean the owner, operator, or individual in responsible charge of a public water system.  

Sec. 2. Any other Ordinance section passed and approved prior to passage, approval and publication or posting of this Ordinance and in conflict with its provisions are repealed.

Sec. 3. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force from and after its passage, approval, and publication or posting as required by law. 

PASSED, APPROVED AND ORDERED PUBLISHED this 30th day of May, 2017.

CITY OF RUSHVILLE,

/s/ CHRIS HEISER

MAYOR 

ATTEST: /s/ CONNIE ROFFERS

CITY CLERK

Published: June, 2017