Parks and Recreational Areas
Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds Act
§ 32-7-10 Water supply standards.
The following standards shall apply to recreational vehicle parks and
(1) Potable water supply and distribution:
(i) The supply or supplies of potable water shall comply with
the applicable potable water standards of the authority having jurisdiction or,
in the absence thereof, shall meet the intent of the Safe Drinking Water Act of
1974 (public law 93-523 as amended (1986)) [42 U.S.C. § 300f et
(ii) Where the recreational vehicle park or campground has
its own water supply system, the components of the system shall be approved by
the authority having jurisdiction. Further, there shall be a source protection
buffer area of at least two hundred (200) feet surrounding each such supply.
(iii) Potable water systems, if provided for filling
recreational vehicle potable water tanks, shall be located at least fifty (50)
feet from any waste disposal station. When such a system is provided, a sign of
durable material, not less than two (2) by two (2) feet in area, shall be
posted adjacent to the potable water outlet. Such sign shall be inscribed in
clearly legible letters with the following: "POTABLE WATER NOT TO BE USED FOR
FLUSHING WASTE TANKS," or other similar warning. For the purpose of this
subsection, a potable watering system shall mean a tap and not the source.
(iv) The potable water system should be protected from
back-flow by means of a listed vacuum breaker located downstream from each
(2) Water supplies for fire protection: Water supplies for
fire protection purposes shall meet the requirements of the authority having
(3) Prohibited connections: The potable water supply shall
not be connected to any nonpotable or unapproved water supply.
(4) Potable water connections at individual camping unit
sites: All wells, springs, and similar sources of water intended for potable
purposes shall be properly constructed, located, and protected to exclude
surface contamination and to minimize the potential of contamination from
History of Section.
(P.L. 2001, ch. 275, § 1.)