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Connecticut Laws | Title 25 Water Resources. Flood And Erosion Control
CHAPTER 474 POLLUTION
Sec. 25-37f. Report to General Assembly.

Sec. 25-37f. Report to General Assembly. (192)(Text)

Section 25-37f is repealed, effective October 1, 2002. (193)

Sec. 25-37g. Prohibition of sale of certain water company owned land. (194)(Text)

No water company land classified under section 25-37c as class II land shall be sold, leased or assigned for a period of three years from June 26, 1977, or until the final adoption of regulations by the Commissioner of Public Health as required in section 25-37d, whichever occurs first. (195)

Sec. 25-37h. Notification of security interest required. (196)(Text)

Any water company which mortgages or gives a security interest in class I or II land or any essential part of its plant equipment or other property necessary or useful in the performance of its duty to the public shall immediately notify the Commissioner of Public Health in writing that such mortgage or security interest has been given and shall provide the commissioner with the name and address of the mortgagee or the holder of the security interest, a description of the land, equipment or property affected, and any other information that the commissioner may require. Any water company having land, equipment or property subject to a mortgage or security interest on July 1, 1995, shall, by September 1, 1995, notify the commissioner in writing of the name and address of the holder of that mortgage or security interest and shall provide a description of the land, equipment or property affected and any other information the commissioner may require. (197)

Sec. 25-37i. Use of municipally-owned watershed land for construction and operation of golf course. (198)(Text)

Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter or the regulations of Connecticut state agencies, any municipality owning land purchased in January, 1999, that was formerly used for agricultural purposes and that is watershed land or is located adjacent to watershed land may use such municipally-owned land for the construction and operation of a golf course, subject to the following conditions: (1) The golf course shall be owned by the municipality; (2) best management practices, as recommended from time to time by the Department of Environmental Protection, shall be used in the design, construction and operation of the golf course, including, but not limited to, integrated pest management and above-ground storage of chemicals and fuels; and (3) the manager of the golf course shall file an annual report with any water company owned by the municipality, any water company drawing water from the watershed, the Department of Environmental Protection and the municipality describing the best management practices used in the operation of the golf course, including, but not limited to, a description of the kind and amount of pesticides and herbicides used on the golf course during the year and such other information as may be requested by any such water company or the Department of Environmental Protection. Such report shall be made available to the public. (199)

Sec. 25-38. Carcass of animal in water supply. (200)(Text)

Any person who puts or leaves a dead animal or carcass in a pond, spring or reservoir, the water of which is conveyed to any building, or who wilfully puts and leaves in any of the waters of this state a dead animal, shall be fined not more than fifty dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days. (201)

Sec. 25-39. Pollution of drinking water. (202)(Text)

Any person who puts anything into a well, spring, fountain, cistern or other place from which water is procured for drinking or other purposes, with the intent to injure the quality of such water, shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than six months. (203)

Sec. 25-39a. Monitoring of public water supplies for organic chemicals. Listing of harmful carcinogens. Reports re. (204)(Text)

Section 25-39a is repealed, effective October 1, 2008. (205)

Sec. 25-39b. Installation of vinyl-lined pipe restricted. Report by commissioner. (206)(Text)

Section 25-39b is repealed, effective October 1, 2002. (207)

Sec. 25-39c. Installation of asbestos cement pipe restricted. Determination by commissioner re health hazard. (208)(Text)

On and after October 1, 1980, no person, firm, corporation or municipality may install any asbestos cement pipe in any water supply system until the Commissioner of Public Health determines that the use of such pipe in water supply systems does not create a public health hazard. (209)

Sec. 25-39d. List of hazardous substances to be submitted to health director. (210)(Text)

Any industrial or manufacturing firm or corporation, except a retail pharmacy, which mixes or produces for commercial sale, any elements or compounds listed in 40 CFR 116 and designated as hazardous substances in accordance with section 311 of the federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 USC 1251 et seq.) shall submit to the health director appointed pursuant to chapter 368e, of the town, city or borough in which such elements or compounds are mixed or produced, upon the request of such health director, a list of all such elements or compounds mixed or produced during the previous year. Such list shall be submitted within thirty days of the date of such request. Such list shall be open for public inspection at the office of the health director. Nothing in this section shall be construed to require disclosure of trade secrets as defined in subsection (b) of section 1-210. (211)

Sec. 25-39e. Restriction on use of lead solder in potable water systems. Sale of lead solder. (212)(Text)

(a) No solder containing more than 0.2 per cent lead shall be used in making joints and fittings in any public or private potable water supply system or any water user's pipelines. (213)

(b) On and after December 31, 1986, no solder containing more than 0.2 per cent lead shall be sold in Connecticut unless it contains a warning label which states in capital letters: (214)

"CONTAINS LEAD. CONNECTICUT LAW PROHIBITS THE USE OF THIS SOLDER IN MAKING JOINTS AND FITTINGS IN ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE POTABLE WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM OR ANY WATER USER'S PIPELINES." (215)

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