Milk House Water Quality Regulations

Link to law: https://www.novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/dimilkhwq.htm

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Milk House Water Quality Regulations
made under clause 9(q) and Section 11 of the

Dairy Industry Act

S.N.S. 2000, c. 24

N.S. Reg. 166/2006 (August 14, 2006, effective August 1, 2006)

as amended by N.S. Reg. 304/2007 (June 13, 2007)

Citation

1     The regulations may be cited as the Milk House Water Quality Regulations.

Interpretation

2     In these regulations, “milk house” means a building or structure

 

                (a)    in which milk is cooled or stored; or

 

                (b)    that contains milking equipment.

Water quality requirements

3     Water that is used to clean equipment and building surfaces in a milk house must meet allof the following quality requirements:

 

                (a)    it must be delivered through a plumbing system that is safe for deliveringpotable water;

 

                (b)    when tested, it must contain less than 1 colony forming units (cfu)/100 mlsEscherichia coli bacteria;

Clause 3(b) amended: N.S. Reg. 304/2007.

 

                (c)    when tested, it must test less than 10 colony forming units (cfu)/100mls totalcoliform bacteria.

Clause 3(c) amended: N.S. Reg. 304/2007.

Laboratory must perform tests

4     Tests referred to in Section 3 must be conducted by a nationally accredited laboratory.