10A NCAC 14J .1218        PLUMBING SYSTEMS

(a)  Each jail shall have a plumbing system that complies with the Commission for Public Health Rules 15A NCAC 18A, Section .1500 and the North Carolina State Building Code, Plumbing Code, both of which are hereby incorporated by reference including subsequent amendments and editions of the referenced materials.  A copy of 15A NCAC 18A, Section .1500 can be obtained free of charge from the State Division of Health Services, Environmental Health Section, Post Office Box 27687, Raleigh, North Carolina 27611‑7687.  A copy of the North Carolina State Building Code, Plumbing Code (Volume II of the North Carolina State Building Code) can be obtained for twenty‑five dollars ($25.00) from the North Carolina Department of Insurance, Post Office Box 26387, Raleigh, North Carolina 27611.

(b)  Each jail shall have a hot water supply for lavatories and showers designed to meet the usual needs of the number of inmates confined in the jail.

(c)  The master control valves for the plumbing system shall be located outside the confinement units and shall be accessible to officers during an emergency.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑221;

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. June 1, 1992.