Lead Fixture Replacement - Denmark
AN ORDINANCE CREATING SECTION 13.03 (5) FOR THE MUNICIPAL UTILITIES CODE RELATING TO REPLACEMENT OF PRIVATE WATER SERVICE LATERALS
WHEREAS. The Village of Denmark was issued a Notice of Noncompliance with NR 809 by the Department of Natural Resources due to high lead concentration. found in samples collected from drinking water in village homes: and
WHEREAS, The Village has implemented steps to reduce the levels or lead in the Village's drinking water; and
WHEREAS, The replacement of existing lead fixtures and water service laterals would further promote the reduction of the levels of lead in the Village's drinking water.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT Ordained that Section 13.03(5) be created to read as follows:
SECTIONS 1. 13.03 CONSTRUCTION OF WATER MAINS
(5) Whenever the Village of Denmark replaced or has replaced any lead lateral for water service within the street or the Village right-of-way, the abutting property owner receiving water service shall have eighteen (18) months from the date of notification from the Village of Denmark to replace any private water service lateral in conformity with the State Plumbing Code and the property owner shall further remove and replace any interior water service fixtures that do not conform to the State Plumbing Code.
SECTION 2. All ordinances, or parts of ordinances, in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall take effect upon its adoption and publication.