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Water Service Agreement

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  1. 1. Service Agreement
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  • Service Agreement

    1. Purpose

      The City of Grandview is responsible for protecting the drinking water from contamination or pollution which could result from improper private water distribution Texas Natural Resource Conversation Commission Page 78 Chapter 290- Public Drinking Water system construction or configuration. The purpose of this service agreement is to notify each customer of the restrictions, which are in place to provide this protection. The utility enforces these restrictions to ensure the public health and welfare. Each customer must sign this agreement before the City of Grandview will begin service. In addition, when service to an existing connection has been suspended or terminated, the water system will not re-establish service unless it has a signed copy of this agreement.

    2. Restrictions

      The following unacceptable practices are prohibited by State regulations.

    3. A. No direct connection between the public drinking water supply and a potential source of contamination is permitted. Potential sources of contamination shall be isolated from the public water system by an air- gap or an appropriate backflow prevention device.

    4. B. No cross-connection between the public drinking water supply and a private water system is permitted. These potential threats to the public drinking water shall be eliminated at the service connection by the installation if an air-gap or a reduced pressure-zone backflow prevention device.

    5. C. No connection, which allows water to be returned to the public drinking water supply, is permitted.

    6. D. No pipe or pipe fitting which contains more that 8.0% lead may be used for the installation or repair of plumbing at any connection which provides water for human use.

    7. E. No solder or flux which contains more than 0.2% lead can be used for the installation or repair of plumbing at any connection which provides water for human use.