Sanitary survey

Sanitary survey

An onsite review of the water sources, facilities, equipment, operation, and maintenance of a public water system to evaluate the adequacy of those elements for producing and distributing safe drinking water.
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"We do site visits and water testing before we issue an operational permit based on the sanitary survey we conducted," Labandero said.
To address this issue, Shattuck convinced the state legislature to appoint a commission to conduct a sanitary survey of Massachusetts.
Materials and Methods: An investigation team including 10 MBBS students carried out a sanitary survey, house-to-house survey, data collection using epidemiological case sheets, and spot mapping.
In addition, the ESWT rule would require completion of a sanitary survey every five years for all public drinking water systems.
In 1949, the Florida State Board of Health made a sanitary survey of Biscayne Bay, the Miami, and Little River areas, and found visual evidence of pollution.
Working as a local sanitarian, I walked the railroad tracks and warehouses, looked under the wharfs, and conducted an area sanitary survey. Along with many others, I led a team of city sanitation and parks and playground personnel in the comprehensive application of parathion to a perimeter of my assigned section of the docks.
A sanitary survey of Battle Ground Lake and Battle Ground Lake State Park identified several possible routes of contamination: the presence of a septic-tank system in the vicinity of the swimming beach, the untreated drinking-water source, wildlife in the area, and park visitors.