|(a) An emergency repair may be made to an on-site sewage
facility (OSSF) providing that the repair:
(1) is made for the abatement of an immediate, serious
and dangerous health hazard; and
(2) does not constitute an alteration of that OSSF
system's planning materials and function.
(b) Emergency repairs include tasks such as replacing
tank lids, replacing inlet and outlet devices, repairing risers and
riser caps, repairing or replacing disinfection devices, repairing
damaged drip irrigation tubing and repairing solid lines. Such repairs
must meet criteria established in this chapter.
(c) The individual authorized to make the repair shall
notify the permitting authority, in writing, within 72 hours after
starting the emergency repairs. The notice must include a detailed
description of the methods and materials used in the repair.
(d) An inspection of the emergency repairs may be required
at the discretion of the permitting authority.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §285.35 adopted to be effective February 5, 1997, 22 TexReg 1114; amended to be effective June 13, 2001, 26 TexReg 4115; amended to be effective December 27, 2012, 37 TexReg 9947