The Approving Officer may require the provision of water in proposed
subdivisions regardless of parcel sizes.
Water systems serving two or more residences are water supply systems
as defined by the Drinking
Water Protection Act. They require a Construction Permit issued
by a Public Health Engineer of the Regional Health Authority. They also
require an Operating Permit issued by the Regional Health Authority's Drinking Water Officer.
Water systems serving five lots or more are water utilities
as defined by the Water Utility Act.
Usually proof of an adequate supply of potable water is a requirement in the local government's Subdivision