130A-314. Scope of the Article.

(a) The provisions of this Article shall apply to each public water system in the State unless the public water system meets all of the following conditions:

(1) Consists only of distribution and storage facilities and does not have any collection and treatment facilities;

(2) Obtains all of its water from, but is not owned or operated by, a public water system to which the drinking water rules apply;

(3) Does not sell water to any person; and

(4) Is not a carrier which conveys passengers in interstate commerce.

(b) A provision of any charter granted to a public water system in conflict with the provisions of this Article is repealed. (1979, c. 788, s. 1; 1983, c. 891, s. 2.)