SPS 384.10(2)(a)1.1. Each type of plumbing product which falls into one of the categories specified in Table 384.10 shall be approved by the department in accordance with this subsection before the product may be sold for use in a plumbing system or installed in a plumbing system.
SPS 384.10(2)(a)2. 2. Specifications and plans or drawings for each type of product shall be submitted to the department for review. The submittal shall be accompanied by sufficient data and information to determine if the product and its performance comply with the provisions of chs. SPS 382 to 384 and ch. 145, Stats.
SPS 384.10(2)(b)1.1. The department may require that a submitter of a product for review have the product tested and its performance certified by an approved testing laboratory.
SPS 384.10(2)(b)2. 2. The department may consult with the technical advisory committee for guidance in the review of submittals under this subsection.
SPS 384.10(2)(c) (c) If, upon review, the department determines that a product conforms to the provisions of chs. SPS 382 to 384 and ch. 145, Stats., the department shall issue an approval in writing. The department may impose specific conditions in granting an approval. Violations of the conditions under which an approval is granted shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
SPS 384.10(2)(d) (d) If, upon review, the department determines that a product does not conform to provisions of chs. SPS 382 to 384 and ch. 145, Stats., the request for approval shall be denied in writing.
SPS 384.10(2)(e) (e) The department shall review and make a determination on an application for a product approval within 40 business days of receipt of all fees, plans, drawings, specifications and other information required to complete the review.
SPS 384.10(2)(f) (f) If an approved plumbing product is modified or additional assertions of function or performance are made, the approval shall be considered null and void, unless the change is submitted to the department for review and the approval is reaffirmed.
SPS 384.10(2)(g) (g) Approvals for plumbing products issued by the department prior to November 1, 1985, shall expire 30 months after the effective date of this section.
SPS 384.10(2)(h) (h) Approvals for plumbing products issued by the department after November 1, 1985, shall expire at the end of the 60th month after the date of approval issuance. - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 384.10 Note Note: More information about the certification bodies accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), such as the National Sanitation Foundation, is available at the ANSI website at www.ansi.org; or at 1899 L Street, NW, 11th Floor Washington, DC, 20036; or at telephone 202.293.8020.
SPS 384.10(3) (3)Voluntary POWTS component manual review.
SPS 384.10(3)(a)(a) The department may issue an approval, upon request and review, for specific methods or technologies that are proposed to be utilized as POWTS holding, treatment or dispersal components which conform to the standards or specifications referenced in chs. SPS 381to 384, but do not require approval under sub. (2) or s. SPS 384.50.
SPS 384.10(3)(b) (b) Each request for approval shall be made on a form provided by the department.
SPS 384.10 Note Note: See ch. SPS 384 Appendix for a reprint of the form and addresses of the department where the form may be obtained.
SPS 384.10(3)(c) (c) The submittal shall be accompanied by sufficient data and information to determine if the method or technology complies with the provisions of chs. SPS 381 to 384. The submittal shall include all of the following:
SPS 384.10(3)(c)1. 1. Plans and specifications.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)2. 2. Theory of operation.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)3. 3. Testing protocol.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)4. 4. Testing data.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)5. 5. Limits of reliable operation.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)6. 6. Installation requirements and procedures.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)7. 7. Inspection checklist and worksheet.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)8. 8. Inspection requirements and procedures.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)9. 9. Operation and maintenance requirements.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)10. 10. Operation and maintenance schedule.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)11. 11. Operation and maintenance checklist and worksheet.
SPS 384.10(3)(c)12. 12. Other information requested by the department.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)1.1. The department shall review an initial application submitted under this subsection with input from a technical advisory committee.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2. 2. The members on the technical advisory committee under subd. 1. shall be appointed by the department for staggered 3-year terms and shall include representatives of all of the following groups or organizations:
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2.a. a. A representative of the department of natural resources familiar with large scale POWTS systems to serve as a nonvoting member.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2.b. b. A representative of a governmental unit responsible for the regulation of POWTS.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2.c. c. A POWTS designer.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2.d. d. A member of the academic or scientific community.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2.e. e. A journeyman or master plumber involved in POWTS installation.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2.f. f. A professional soil scientist or certified soil tester.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2.g. g. A POWTS component manufacturer.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2.h. h. An at-large member.
SPS 384.10(3)(d)2.i. i. A representative from the department of safety and professional services familiar with POWTS approval to serve as a nonvoting member.
SPS 384.10(3)(e)1.1. After review by the technical advisory committee under par. (d) but prior to issuing an approval under par. (f), the department shall seek public comments on new submittals under this subsection.
SPS 384.10(3)(e)2. 2. The department shall provide an opportunity for public comment under subd. 1. for a minimum of 14 days.
SPS 384.10 Note Note: Notices to seek public comment are posted on the department's website at dsps.wi.gov.
SPS 384.10(3)(e)3. 3. If the department receives a significant amount of public comment under subd. 2., the department may elect to recognize the specific method or technology through the rule-making process under ch. 227, Stats.
SPS 384.10(3)(f)1.1. If, upon review, the department determines that the method or technology conforms to the provisions of chs. SPS 381 to 384, the department shall issue an approval in writing.
SPS 384.10(3)(f)2. 2. The department may impose specific conditions in granting an approval, including a provision to provide training to POWTS installers and POWTS inspectors.
SPS 384.10(3)(f)3. 3. Violations of the conditions under which an approval is granted shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
SPS 384.10(3)(g) (g) If, upon review, the department determines that the method or technology does not conform to the provisions of chs. SPS 381 to 384, the request for approval shall be denied in writing.
SPS 384.10(3)(h) (h) The department shall review and make a determination on an application for a method or technology approval within 3 months of receipt of all fees, plans, drawings, specifications and other information required to complete the review, unless the department elects to review the method or technology as part of the rule-making process under ch. 227, Stats.
SPS 384.10(3)(i) (i) If an approved method or technology is modified or additional assertions of function or performance are made, the approval shall be considered null and void, unless the change is submitted to the department for review and the approval is reaffirmed.
SPS 384.10(4) (4)Revocation. The department may revoke any approval issued under this section for any false statements or misrepresentation of facts on which the approval was based, or as a result of the product's failure, or if data indicate a health hazard or threat to the waters of the state.
SPS 384.10(5) (5)Limitations. An approval of a plumbing product by the department may not be construed as an assumption of any responsibility for defects in design, construction or performance of any product nor for any damages that may result. All products shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's printed instructions and as specified in chs. SPS 382 to 384. If there is a conflict between the manufacturer's printed instructions and requirements of chs. SPS 382 to 384, the requirements of chs. SPS 382 to 384 shall take precedence.
SPS 384.10(6) (6)Fees. Fees for product approval review shall be submitted in accordance with s. SPS 302.66.
SPS 384.10 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1988, No. 389, eff. 6-1-88; correction made in (6) under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, February, 1994, No. 458; emerg. am. Table 84.10, (2) (a) (intro.), r. (2) (a) 2., eff. 5-12-94; renum. (2) (a) (intro.), 1. and 2. to be 1., 2. and 3., r. (2) (a) 3., am. Table 84.10, Register, October, 1994, No. 466, eff. 11-1-94; am. Table 84.10 and r. and recr. (3), Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 7-1-00; r. (2) (a) 2., renum. (2) (a) (intro.) and 1. to be (2) (a) 1. and 2. and am. (2) (a) 2., am. (5), (6) and Table 84.10, Register, July, 2000, No. 535, eff. 9-1-00; am. (4) and (5), Register, December, 2000, No. 540, eff. 1-1-01; CR 02-002: am. Table Register April 2003 No. 568, eff. 5-1-03; CR 04-035: am. Table 84.10 Register November 2004, eff. 12-1-04; CR 08-055: am. Table 84.10 Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; correction in (intro.), (1), (2) (a) 1., 2., (c), (d), (3) (a), (c) (intro.), (e) 3., (f) 1., (g), (5), (6), Table 384.10 made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 11-031: am. (3) (e) 3. Register June 2013 No. 690, eff. 7-1-13; EmR1423: emerg. renum. Table 84.10 rows 1 to 5 and 6 to 2 to 6 and 8 and am. 8, cr. Table rows 1 and 9, eff. 9-27-14; CR 14-056: renum. Table 84.10 rows 1 to 5 and 6 to 2 to 6 and 8 and am. 8, cr. Table rows 1 and 9 Register July 2015 No. 715, eff. 8-1-15; CR 17-065: am. (intro.), (2) (a) 2., renum. (2) (b) to (2) (b) 1., cr. (2) (b) 2., am. (2) (c), (d), (3) (title), (a), (c) (intro.), cr. (3) (c) 12., am. (3) (d), cr. (3) (d) 2. h., i., am. (3) (e) 1., renum. (3) (e) 2. a. to (3) (d) 2. and am., r. (3) (e) 2. b., am. (3) (f) 1., (g) Register June 2018 No. 750, eff. 7-1-18.
SPS 384.11 SPS 384.11Device listing. Cross connection control devices and water treatment devices complying with the referenced standard in Table 384.11 shall be listed by a nationally recognized listing agency acceptable to the department.
SPS 384.11 Note Note: See ch. SPS 384 Appendix for acceptable listing agencies. - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 384.11 History History: Cr. Register, July, 2000, No. 535, eff. 9-1-00; CR 02-002: am. Table Register April 2003 No. 568, eff. 5-1-03; CR 04-035: am. Table 84.11 Register November 2004 No. 587, eff. 12-1-04; CR 08-055: am. Table 84.11 Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 384.12 SPS 384.12Identification. Each length of pipe and each pipe fitting, trap, fixture, material, device and product to be used in plumbing shall be marked as required by the applicable standard specified by reference in this chapter or as specified by rule in this chapter.
SPS 384.12 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1988, No. 389, eff. 6-1-88; am. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 7-1-00; renum. from s. Comm 84.11, Register, July, 2000, No. 535, eff. 9-1-00.
SPS 384.13 SPS 384.13Penetrations of fire-resistive assemblies. Penetrations of fire-resistive assemblies, such as walls and floor-ceiling systems, by plumbing systems or plumbing materials shall be protected in accordance with requirements of chs. SPS 361 to 366.
SPS 384.13 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1988, No. 389, eff. 6-1-88; correction made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats.; renum. from s. Comm 84.12, Register, July, 2000, No. 535, eff. 9-1-00; correction made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register June 2002 No. 558; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 384.14 SPS 384.14Chemical or biochemical treatments for private sewage systems. Chemical or biochemical treatments for private sewage systems shall function and perform in accordance with the assertions submitted to the department. Chemical or biochemical treatments for private sewage systems may not directly or indirectly adversely affect bacterial action in the systems, soil hydraulic conductivity in the absorption areas, or groundwater quality beneath the systems.
SPS 384.14 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1988, No. 389, eff. 6-1-88; renum. from s. Comm 84.13, Register, July, 2000, No. 535, eff. 9-1-00.
SPS 384.15 SPS 384.15Health care plumbing appliances. Health care plumbing appliances shall function and perform in accordance with the drain, vent, water supply and backflow protection requirements of ch. SPS 382.
SPS 384.15 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1988, No. 389, eff. 6-1-88; renum. from s. Comm 84.14, Register, July, 2000, No. 535, eff. 9-1-00; CR 02-002: am. Register April 2003 No. 568, eff. 5-1-03; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 384.20 SPS 384.20Plumbing fixtures, appliances and equipment.
SPS 384.20(1)(1)Design and construction. All plumbing fixtures, appliances and equipment shall be designed and constructed to:
SPS 384.20(1)(a) (a) Ensure durability, proper service and sanitation;
SPS 384.20(1)(b) (b) Be free from defects;
SPS 384.20(1)(c) (c) Be free from concealed fouling surfaces;
SPS 384.20(1)(d) (d) Not require undue efforts in cleaning and operating; and
SPS 384.20(1)(e) (e) Prevent nonpotable liquids, solids or gasses from being introduced into a potable water supply system through cross-connections.
SPS 384.20(2) (2)Materials.
SPS 384.20(2)(a)(a) Plumbing fixtures shall have smooth surfaces that are impervious to water.
SPS 384.20(2)(b) (b) All plumbing fixture fittings which are end-point devices, covered by the scope of NSF 61, section 9 and installed to supply water intended for human ingestion, shall conform to NSF 61, section 9.
SPS 384.20 Note Note: The scope of NSF 61, annex G, defines which devices are intended for use for human ingestion in response to Section 1417 of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended.
SPS 384.20(3) (3)Water conserving faucets, spouts and plumbing fixtures. Water conserving faucets, spouts and plumbing fixtures which meet or exceed the water conservation requirements established in par. (b) shall be installed as specified in par. (a).
SPS 384.20(3)(a)1.1. All lavatory faucets, shower heads, urinals, urinal flushing devices, water closets and water closet flushing devices shall conform to par. (b).
SPS 384.20(3)(a)2. 2. All faucets installed on kitchen sinks of dwelling units and living units shall conform to par. (b) 4.
SPS 384.20(3)(b)1.1. `General.' Flow control or flow restricting devices shall be installed on the water inlet side or shall be an integral part of the faucet, spout or fixture. A flow controlling or restricting aerator shall be considered to be an integral part of a faucet or spout.
SPS 384.20(3)(b)2. 2. `Lavatory faucet.'
SPS 384.20(3)(b)2.a.a. The maximum discharge rate of lavatory faucets shall be 2.2 U.S. gallons per minute at a 60 psig flowing supply pressure.
SPS 384.20(3)(b)2.b. b. Lavatory faucets that are of the metering type shall allow a maximum of 0.25 U.S. gallon per metering cycle at an 80 psig flowing supply pressure.
SPS 384.20(3)(b)3. 3. `Shower heads.' The maximum discharge rate of shower heads shall be 2.5 U.S. gallons per minute at an 80 psig flowing supply pressure.
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