North Marin Water District Regulations Are Divided Down As Follows:

Water Services Regulations

Introduction And Key Definitions

North Marin Water District is a public agency of the State of California established under the County Water District Law (Division 12 of the California Water Code).  These regulations have been adopted by the Board of Directors of the District pursuant to Water Code Section 31024 and establish the terms and conditions under which facilities will be installed and water will be supplied to users and the charges and rates for such service. "Water" means water treated and supplied from any source, i.e., ground water, surface water, and/or recycled water (treated wastewater).  The term "service" or "water service" shall also mean recycled water service as applicable and determined by the District.  "Facilities" or "distribution facilities" shall mean potable or recycled facilities as applicable and determined by the District.

Contents


1. NEW SERVICE CONNECTIONS - REG 01 - (23 KBytes)
  a. Application for Service and Processing
  b. Conditions Precedent to Service
  c. Initial Charges for Service
  d. (This section left intentionally blank)
  e. Location of Service Connection
  f. Facilities Reserve Charge for Public Parks ‑ All Service Areas
  g. Land Use Approval Established
  h. Wastewater Disposal Established
  i. Initial Charges for Service to Residential Connections With Fire Fighting Equipment
  j. Landscape Plans

2.

INTERFERENCE WITH SERVICE FACILITIES
  a. Unlawful Acts
  b. Drawing Water from Fire Hydrants
  c. Damage to District's Facilities
  d. Interference With Water Mains

3.

CHANGE OF SERVICE CONNECTION
  a. Relocation
  b. Enlargement
  c. Downsizing

4.

MULTIPLE SERVICE - REG 04
  a. General
  b. Multiple Service
  c. Subdivision of Ownership
  d. Charges for Multiple Service
  e. Connections Prior to April 7, 1962

5.

TEMPORARY SERVICE - REG 05 - (15 KBytes)
  a. Authorization and Charges
  b. Construction Service Through Fire Hydrants - Installed by the District
  c. Construction Service Through Fire Hydrants - Installed by the Applicant
  d. Service Through Fire Hydrant - For Public Agencies and Non Profits
  e. Water Rates

6.

CROSS-CONNECTION AND BACKFLOW PROTECTION FOR POTABLE WATER SERVICE - REG 06 - (14 KBytes)
  a. General
  b. Type of Backflow Preventer Required
  c. Installation
  d. Inspection and Testing of Backflow Preventers
  e. Repair or Replacement of Backflow Prevention Devices
  f. Charges for Installation Performed by District
  g. Noncompliance
  h. Access for Inspection
  i. Liability

7.

USE OF WATER
  a. Responsibility of Control
  b. Place of Use of Water
  c. Resale of Water Prohibited
  d. Change of Use

8.

INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE
  a. Service Interruption
  b. Non-liability of District

9.

DISTRICT ACCESS TO FACILITIES

10.

PRIVATELY OWNED FACILITIES
  a. Installation and Maintenance
  b. Non‑responsibility of District
  c. Connection to Meters
  d. Pressure Devices
  e. Ground Wire Attachments

11.

LOW PRESSURE SERVICE
  a. Low-Pressure Service
  b. Condition of Service
  c. Pumping and Storage Facilities

12.

HIGH PRESSURE SERVICE
  a. Regulator Installation by Consumer
  b. Regulator Installation by District
  c. High Pressure Application

13.

LOOP EXTENSIONS BY THE DISTRICT

14.

WATER SHORTAGE EMERGENCY REGULATIONS (Rescinded January 17, 1978)

15.

WATER CONSERVATION Novato Service Area
  a. Purpose
  b. Waste of Water Prohibited
  c. Use of Water-Saving Devices
  d. Water-Saving Kits
  e. Water-Saving Devices and Restrictions for New Development
  f. Water Efficient Landscape Requirements
  g. Rebate for Energy Star Washing Machines in Residences
  h. Rebate for Removing Irrigated Turf from Residential Properties
  i. Landscape Rebate Alternatives
  j. High Efficiency Toilet Replacement Program(s)
  k. Large Landscape Water Efficiency Rebate
  l. Rebates for District Approved Swimming Pool Covers
  m. Requirement for Installation of Water Conserving Plumbing Fixtures Upon Change of Property Ownership
  n. Weather Based Irrigation Controller Installation Program
  o. Exemptions from Provisions Set Forth in Regulation 15 (a. through n.)

16.

FACILITIES RESERVE FUND
  a. Establishment of Facilities Reserve Fund
  b. Use of Facilities Reserve Fund

17.

WATER CONSERVATION Point Reyes and Paradise Ranch Estates Service Area
  a. Purpose
  b. Waste of Water Prohibited
  c. Use of Water-Saving Devices
  d. Water-Saving Kits
  e. Water-Saving Devices and Restrictions for New Development
  f. Water Efficient Landscape Requirements
  g. Rebate for Energy Star Washing Machines in Residences
  h. Rebate for Removing Irrigated Turf from Residential Properties
  i. Alternatives
  j. Requirement for Installation of Water Conserving Plumbing Fixtures Upon Change of Property Ownership or Upon Bathroom Alteration
  k. Rebate for Early Retirement of Non-Water Conserving Toilets
  l. Rebates for District Approved Swimming Pool Covers
  m. Weather Based Irrigation Controller Installation Program
  n. Large Landscape Water Efficiency Rebate
  o. Exemptions from Provisions Set Forth in Regulation 15 (a. through n.)

18.

RECYCLED WATER SERVICE
  a. Types of Recycled Water Use
  b. Requirements, Conditions and Procedure for Conversion or Establishment of Recycled Water Service
  c. Recycled Water Use Permits
  d. Recycled Water Pricing
  e. Installation and Maintenance Costs
  f. Design and Construction of Retrofit Work
  g. Penalties for Noncompliance
  h. Exemption Requests