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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter DPart 141Subpart X → §141.802

Title 40: Protection of Environment
Subpart X—Aircraft Drinking Water Rule

§141.802   Coliform sampling plan.

(a) Each air carrier under this subpart must develop a coliform sampling plan covering each aircraft water system owned or operated by the air carrier that identifies the following:

(1) Coliform sample collection procedures that are consistent with the requirements of §141.803(a) and (b).

(2) Sample tap location(s) representative of the aircraft water system as specified in §141.803(b)(2) and (b)(4).

(3) Frequency and number of routine coliform samples to be collected as specified in §141.803(b)(3).

(4) Frequency of routine disinfection and flushing as specified in the operations and maintenance plan under §141.804.

(5) Procedures for communicating sample results promptly so that any required actions, including repeat and follow-up sampling, corrective action, and notification of passengers and crew, will be conducted in a timely manner.

(b) Each air carrier must develop a coliform sampling plan for each aircraft with a water system meeting the definition of a public water system by April 19, 2011.

(c) The coliform sampling plan must be included in the Aircraft Water System Operations and Maintenance Plan required in §141.804. Any subsequent changes to the coliform sampling plan must also be included in the Aircraft Water System Operations and Maintenance Plan required in §141.804.

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