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Proposed Drinking Water SUPPLY ORDINANCE UPDATE

Updated 06/06/18

Kitsap Public Health Board Ordinance 1999-6, Rules and Regulations for Private and Public Water Supplies, is antiquated and is in need of an update. On May 1, Kitsap Public Health staff presented proposed revisions to the ordinance to the Kitsap Public Health Board during their monthly meeting. Learn more about the history of this revision process. Following the meeting, the Health District solicited more public comment and feedback on the proposed ordinance.

Public hearing

The public hearing was held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 during the regularly scheduled Kitsap Public Health Board meeting. At the June 5 meeting, the board deferred the vote on the ordinance until the July 3, 2018 board meeting.

Public comment period has been was extended until June 12, 2018, but is now closed.

ORDINANCE INFORMATION & RESOURCES

Please note that there is not a strike-out/underline document of Ordinance 1999-6 because it is so out of date; Please see the summary and comparison document.

 

WHAT IS A GROUP B WATER SYSTEM?

Group B Water Systems (formerly classified as "Class IV" water systems) are small, public water systems that serve between 3 and 14 residential connections. There are 857 Group B water systems providing water to more than 4,000 households in Kitsap County.

 

Drinking Water Regulations Revisions Timeline*

Date

Event

July 2016
Presentation about proposed regulation changes (to Ordinance 1999-6) presented at Kitsap Public Health Board meeting
March 7, 2017
Regulations changes presented to the Kitsap Public Health Board at regular monthly Board meeting
March 16, 2017
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Public listening session
Chambers, Norm Dicks Government Center, Bremerton
March 24, 2017
Deadline to submit comments via email, website, telephone or mail
April 4, 2017
Public Hearing (held during the Kitsap Public Health Board at regular monthly Board meeting)
June 2017
Kitsap Public Health Board Policy Committee meeting
December 2017
Kitsap Public Health Board Policy Committee meeting
May 1, 2018
Kitsap Public Health Board Meeting
May 7, 2018
Public listening session for revised regulations
May 9, 2018
Deadline for feedback on revised regulations (deadline extended)
May 18, 2018
Deadline for feedback on revised regulations
June 5, 2018
Public hearing / Kitsap Public Health Board Meeting: Public Testimony portion of public hearing completed. No decision made. Hearing continued until July 3, 3018.
June 12, 2018
Deadline for feedback on revised regulations, per Kitsap Public Health Board vote during 06/05/18 public hearing.
July 3, 2018
Kitsap Public Health Board Meeting. Public Hearing continued for decision only. No further verbal testimony will be taken.

*Subject to change


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