Chapter 13.41


13.41.010    Definitions.

13.41.010 Definitions.

“Backflow” shall mean the flow other than the intended direction of flow of any foreign liquids, gases, or substances into the distribution system of a public water supply.

“City” shall mean the city of West Richland.

“City engineer” shall mean the city engineer of the city, or his/her duly authorized representative.

“Cross-connection” shall mean any physical arrangement whereby a public water supply is connected, directly or indirectly, with any other water supply system, sewer, drain, conduit, pool, storage reservoir, plumbing fixture, or other device which contains or may contain contaminated water, sewage, or other waste or liquids of unknown or unsafe quality, which may be capable of imparting contamination to the public water supply as a result of backflow.

“Department” shall mean the public works department of the city.

“Director” shall mean the city director of public works or his/her duly authorized representative.

“Interruptible water service” shall mean the domestic water service for city-owned parks and greenbelts that are subject to termination.

“Large user” shall mean a customer that has an average annual consumption in excess of 1,000,000 gallons per day, served through one meter.

“Multiple-family dwelling unit” means a building or portion thereof used or designed as a residence for three or more households and containing three or more dwelling units.

“Point of delivery” shall mean the property owner’s side of the city water meter.

“Purveyor” shall mean the city of West Richland’s public works department.

“Single-family residential unit” shall mean a residential structure consisting of a detached building designed for, or occupied exclusively by, one family. [Ord. 2-11 § 2, 2011; Ord. 37-06 § 1, 2006. Formerly 13.41.010 – 13.41.110].