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4126.96.36.199 Plumbing Standards
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There shall be an independent on-site supply (i.e., water well) or on-site storage capability (i.e., empty water storage containers or bladders) of potable water at a minimum quantity of 3 gallons (14 L) per in-patient and one gallon (3.7 L) per facility staff and other personnel in the new facility or wing or floor addition to an existing facility per day during and immediately following a disaster. For planning purposes, the number of in-patients, staff and other personnel shall be determined in writing by the facility and submitted to AHCA. Hot water in boilers or tanks shall not be counted to meet this requirement.
When utilized to meet the minimum requirements of this rule, selected system appurtenances such as water pressure maintenance house pumps, and emergency water supply well pumps shall take power from the emergency power supply system(s).