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DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 7. CALIFORNIA RETAIL FOOD CODE [113700 - 114437]

  ( Part 7 repealed and added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 7. Water, Plumbing, and Waste [114189 - 114245.7]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 1. Water [114189 - 114195]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. )

114189.
  

The enforcement agency may monitor and enforce the potable drinking water standards in the California Safe Drinking Water Act (Chapter 4 commencing with Section 116275) for purposes of enforcing this part and compliance with any requirements with regard to potable water, as defined in Section 113869.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative July 1, 2007, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 23.)

114189.1.
  

Chemicals used as boiler water additives shall meet the requirements specified in 21 C.F.R. 173.310.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative July 1, 2007, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 23.)

114190.
  

All plumbing and plumbing fixtures shall be installed in compliance with applicable local plumbing ordinances, shall be maintained so as to prevent any contamination, and shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative July 1, 2007, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 23.)

114192.
  

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (d), an adequate, protected, pressurized, potable supply of hot water and cold water shall be provided. Hot water shall be supplied at a minimum temperature of at least 120ºF measured from the faucet, unless otherwise specified in this part. The water supply shall be from a water system approved by the health officer or the local enforcement agency.

(b) Any hose used for conveying potable water shall be constructed of nontoxic materials, shall be used for no other purpose, and shall be clearly labeled as to its use. The hose shall be stored and used so as to be kept free of contamination.

(c) The potable water supply shall be protected with a backflow or back siphonage protection device when required by applicable plumbing codes. Exposed piping of a nonpotable water system shall be identified so that it is readily distinguishable from piping that carries potable water.

(d) A food facility may provide only warm water if the water supply is used only for handwashing, as required in Section 113953.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 96, Sec. 40. Effective July 20, 2007.)

114192.1.
  

(a) Water under pressure shall be permanently plumbed to all fixtures, equipment, and nonfood equipment that are required to use water, except for water supplied to nonpermanent food facilities.

(b) Water under pressure shall be provided at a sufficient level as specified by the Uniform Plumbing Code and manufacturer’s specifications for equipment and fixtures in the food facility.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative July 1, 2007, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 23.)

114193.
  

(a) All steam tables, ice machines and bins, food preparation sinks, warewashing sinks, display cases, walk-in refrigeration units, and other similar equipment that discharge liquid waste shall be drained by means of indirect waste pipes, and all wastes drained by them shall discharge through an airgap into a floor sink or other approved type of receptor.

(b) Drainage from reach-in refrigeration units shall be conducted in a sanitary manner to a floor sink or other approved device by an indirect connection or to a properly installed and functioning evaporator.

(c) Indirect waste receptors shall be located to be readily accessible for inspection and cleaning.

(d) Warewashing machines may be connected directly to the sewer immediately downstream from a floor drain, or they may be drained through an approved indirect connection.

(e) Warewashing sinks in use on January 1, 1996, that are directly plumbed may be continued in use. This section does not require warewashing sinks to be indirectly plumbed when the local building official determines that the sink should be directly plumbed.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative July 1, 2007, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 23.)

114193.1.
  

An air gap between the water supply inlet and the flood level rim of the plumbing fixture, equipment, or nonfood equipment shall be at least twice the diameter of the water supply inlet and may not be less than one inch.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative July 1, 2007, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 23.)

114195.
  

(a) The water source and system shall be of sufficient capacity to meet the peak water demands of the food facility.

(b) Hot water generation and distribution systems shall be sufficient to meet the peak hot water demands throughout the food facility.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 23, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative July 1, 2007, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 23.)

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