Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/824

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110 STAT. 1616 PUBLIC LAW 104-182—AUG. 6, 1996 Federal Register, (B) by adding at the end the following: "At any time publication. after promulgation of a regulation referred to in this paragraph, the Administrator may add equally effective quality control and testing procedures by guidance published in the Federal Register. Such procedures shall be treated as an alternative for public water systems to the quality control and testing procedures listed in the regulation.". (2) In paragraph (13>— (A) by striking "The" and inserting "(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the"; and (B) by adding at the end the following: "(B) For purposes of section 1452, the term 'State' means each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.". (3) In paragraph (14), by adding at the end the following: "For purposes of section 1452, the term includes any Native village (as defined in section 3(c) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1602(c))).". (4) By adding at the end the following: "(15) COMMUMTY WATER SYSTEM.— The term 'community water system' means a public water system that— "(A) serves at least 15 service connections used by year-round residents of the area served by the system; or "(B) regularly serves at least 25 year-round residents. "(16) NONCOMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM.— The term 'noncommunity water system' means a public water system that is not a community water system.". (b) PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM. — (1) IN GENERAL. —Section 1401(4) (42 U.S.C. 300f(4)) is amended as follows: (A) In the first sentence, by striking "piped water for human consumption" and inserting "water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed convey- ances". (B) By redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as clauses (i) and (ii), respectively. (C) By striking "(4) The" and inserting the following: "(4) PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM.— "(A) IN GENERAL. —The"; and (D) by adding at the end the following: " (B) CONNECTIONS.— "(i) IN GENERAL.— For purposes of subparagraph (A), a connection to a system that delivers water by a constructed conveyance other than a pipe shall not be considered a connection, if— "(I) the water is used exclusively for purposes other than residential uses (consisting of drinking, bathing, and cooking, or other similar uses); "(II) the Administrator or the State (in the case of a State exercising primary enforcement responsibility for public water systems) determines that alternative water to achieve the equivalent level of public health protection provided by the applicable national primary drinking water regulation is provided for residential or similar uses for drinking and cooking; or