CA Health & Safety Code Section 116280

This chapter does not apply to a public water system that meets all of the following conditions:


Consists only of distribution and storage facilities and does not have any collection and treatment facilities.


Obtains all of its water from, but is not owned or operated by, a public water system to which this chapter applies.


Does not sell water to any person or user. For purposes of this subdivision, sale of water shall not include the sale of water, obtained from a public water system that is subject to this chapter, through a submetered distribution system if each user of the system is charged no more than the rate the user would be charged by the public water system. By enacting this subdivision, it is not the intent of the Legislature to change existing law as to responsibility or liability for distribution systems beyond the mastermeter.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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