SPS 326.40 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06.
SPS 326.41 SPS 326.41 Meter testing facilities and equipment. Each manufactured home community operator or manufactured home community contractor billing for water and sewer service on a metered basis shall own or provide, through contract or otherwise, adequate equipment and facilities to provide for testing of all of its water meters.
SPS 326.41 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06.
SPS 326.42 SPS 326.42 Testing of manufactured home community occupant meters.
SPS 326.42(1) (1) The test of any manufactured home community occupant's meter shall consist of a comparison of its accuracy with that of a standard of known accuracy. If the test standard consists of a previously calibrated reference or service meter, the test results for the manufactured home community occupant meter shall be adjusted to compensate for the inaccuracies of the reference meter at the particular flow rates.
SPS 326.42(2) (2) Meters shall be tested before repair ("As Found") and after repair ("As Left"), if applicable.
SPS 326.42(3) (3) Meters not meeting the accuracy or other requirements of s. PSC 185.65 (2) shall be repaired or rebuilt to meet those requirements before further use.
SPS 326.42 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06.
SPS 326.43 SPS 326.43 Test flows. The required test flow and normal test flow limits are as listed in s. PSC 185.65. The stated test flows apply for both "As Found" and "As Left" tests.
SPS 326.43 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06.
SPS 326.44 SPS 326.44 Required tests of manufactured home community occupant meters. Meters shall be tested by the manufactured home community operator or manufactured home community contractor at each of the following times:
SPS 326.44(1) (1) Before use if the meter has not been tested or certified to be accurate.
SPS 326.44(2) (2) Upon manufactured home community occupant request in accordance with s. SPS 326.45.
SPS 326.44(3) (3) When damaged or otherwise suspected of being inaccurate.
SPS 326.44 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 14-017: am. (intro.) Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 326.45 SPS 326.45 Requested test.
SPS 326.45(1)(1) Except as provided in sub. (2), each manufactured home community operator or manufactured home community contractor shall promptly make an accuracy test of any metering installation upon request of a manufactured home community occupant.
SPS 326.45(2) (2) If less than one year has elapsed since the last meter test, the manufactured home community operator or manufactured home community contractor is not obligated to test the meter unless there is evidence that the meter is damaged or otherwise registering incorrectly.
SPS 326.45(3) (3) When a meter test is performed upon request of the manufactured home community occupant, an amount equal to 50% of the estimated cost of the meter test shall be advanced to the manufactured home community operator or manufactured home community contractor by the manufactured home community occupant. This amount shall be refunded if the test shows the meter to be over registering by more than 2%. The entire cost resulting from the meter test shall be the responsibility of the manufactured home community occupant if the results of the test show the meter to be under registering or accurate under s. PSC 185.65 (2).
SPS 326.45(4) (4) A report giving the results of the test shall be provided to the manufactured home community occupant and a complete original test record shall be kept on file by the manufactured home community operator or manufactured home community contractor for one year following the test date.
SPS 326.45(5) (5) Upon request, the test shall be made in the presence of the manufactured home community occupant during normal business hours.
SPS 326.45 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06.
SPS 326.46 SPS 326.46 Remote outside meter system tests. The remote outside meter system, if used, shall be tested each time the associated meter is tested. If the total recorded consumption of the remote outside meter agrees with that of the base meter, no further testing of the remote outside meter system is required.
SPS 326.46 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06.
Part 5 - Operating Requirements
SPS 326.47 SPS 326.47 Flushing mains. If practical, dead-end mains or other low-flow portions of distribution systems shall be flushed as needed to eliminate or minimize complaints from manufactured home community occupants arising from an objectionable condition of water due to lack of circulation.
SPS 326.47 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06.
SPS 326.48 SPS 326.48 Interruptions of service.
SPS 326.48(1) (1) Each manufactured home community operator or manufactured home community contractor shall make all reasonable efforts to prevent interruptions of service. When interruptions occur, the manufactured home community operator or manufactured home community contractor shall endeavor to re-establish service with the shortest possible delay consistent with the safety of its employees, the manufactured home community occupants, and the general public.
SPS 326.48(2) (2) Reasonable notice shall be given to manufactured home community occupants of planned interruptions of service.
SPS 326.48 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06.
SPS 326.49 SPS 326.49 Maintenance of water and sewer piping.
SPS 326.49(1)(1) Thawing of a manufactured home community occupant's frozen water service or building sewer shall be at the manufactured home community occupant's expense unless either of the following apply:
SPS 326.49(1)(a) (a) The freeze-up is a direct result of a disconnect initiated by the manufactured home community operator or manufactured home community contractor and the disconnection occurs during a time when conditions are such that freeze-up could reasonably be expected to occur.
SPS 326.49(1)(b) (b) The freeze-up is a result of a deficiency in the manufactured home community water or sewer service piping.
SPS 326.49(2) (2) The cost of maintenance of water and sewer service piping shall be at the expense of the manufactured home community occupant if the manufactured home community occupant physically damages piping or discharges improper materials into the sewer.
SPS 326.49 Note Note: See ss. SPS 382.34 and 383.32 for information regarding the discharge of improper materials into a sewer.
SPS 326.49 History History: CR 04-135: cr. Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06; CR 14-017: am. (1) (intro.) Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
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Published under authority of s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is alwaycurrent. The date shown on each chapter is the date the chapter was last published.