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55 Pa. Code § 6400.68. Running water.

§ 6400.68. Running water.

 (a)  A home shall have hot and cold running water under pressure.

 (b)  Hot water temperatures in bathtubs and showers may not exceed 120°F.

 (c)  A home that is not connected to a public water system shall have a coliform water test by a Department of Environmental Resources’ certified laboratory stating that the water is safe for drinking purposes at least every 3 months. Written certification of the water test shall be kept.


   The provisions of this §  6400.68 amended through January 22, 1982, effective March 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 384; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (133681).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6400.273 (relating to exceptions).

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