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H.B. 42 Enrolled
This act modifies the Safe Drinking Water Act to allow a public water system to supply
fluoridated water to a county or municipality that has not approved fluoridation under
This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
19-4-111.2, Utah Code Annotated 1953
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 19-4-111.2 is enacted to read:
19-4-111.2. Provision of fluoridated water -- Emergency circumstances.
(1) A public water system that is simultaneously supplying water to a municipality or
county that approved fluoridation in accordance with Section 19-4-111 and a municipality or
county that has not approved fluoridation may provide water from its fluoridated inventory to a
municipality or county that has not approved fluoridation if:
(a) as a result of a short-term emergency, the only water available is from the public water
system's fluoridated inventory;
(b) the public water system ceases providing fluoridated water to the municipality or
county that has not approved fluoridation in accordance with Subsection 19-4-111 (1) in a time
consistent with repair times following best industrial practice; and
(c) where feasible provide prompt notice to the affected area.
(2) (a) A resident of an affected area that does not wish to receive fluoridated water during
an emergency may contact the public water system to have delivery of fluoridated water to their
residence or business terminated.
(b) The resident shall determine when to resume delivery of water and shall contact the
public water system to have delivery of water resumed.
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