An adequate and convenient supply of water safe for human consumption shall be provided for the camp occupants. As used in this subsection, “safe for human consumption" means:
That a water sample obtained within the 6 month period prior to the date the camp is to be occupied has been found bacteriologically safe by a state approved laboratory; and
That the water sample has been analyzed by the approved laboratory for nitrate concentration and found to contain a nitrate-nitrogen level not exceeding 10 milligrams per litre. If the nitrate-nitrogen level exceeds 10 milligrams per litre, a camp may be certified provided that:
A notice is posted at each water outlet, and actual notice is provided, in language understandable by the camp occupants, stating that the water may be hazardous to the health of infants under 6 months of age and to pregnant women; and
A supply of water containing a nitrate-nitrogen level not exceeding 10 milligrams per litre is provided for consumption by infants and pregnant women and the notice informs the camp occupants that this supply of water for infants and pregnant women is available.
The department shall conduct the water sampling and testing for each camp. The cost of the testing and sampling shall be included in the application fee under s. DWD 301.07 (1) (a)
DWD 301.07 Note
Note: The requirement for water testing applies only to well water. In addition, the camp operator has the option of doing sampling and testing in the 6 month period before occupancy and submitting the results to the department.
Facilities shall be provided and maintained for effective disposal of excreta and liquid waste in a manner which neither creates nor is likely to create a nuisance, or a hazard to health.
Raw or treated liquid waste shall not be discharged or allowed to accumulate on the ground surface of the camp.
If public sewer systems are available, all facilities for disposal of excreta and liquid wastes shall be connected thereto.
If public sewers are not available, a subsurface septic tank, seepage system or other type of liquid waste treatment and disposal system shall be provided.
Housing shall comply with the following codes or sections of this code.
Housing shall have flooring constructed of rigid materials, smooth finished, readily cleanable, and so located as to prevent the entrance of ground and surface water.
Each room used for sleeping purposes shall contain at least 50 square feet of floor space for each occupant.
In a room where workers cook, live, and sleep a minimum of 100 square feet per person shall be provided.
Only a single family may live in a one-family housing unit, except as approved by the department. A single family may include parents and their unmarried children, grandparents, unaccompanied married children, and dependent minor relatives. The department may allow other individuals to share a one-family housing unit with a family, taking into consideration the following factors:
Housing used for a family with one or more children over 6 years of age shall have a room or partitioned sleeping area for the spouses. The partition shall be of rigid materials and installed so as to provide reasonable privacy.
In dormitory accommodations a camp operator shall make available upon request curtains, or partitions to permit reasonable privacy between individual sleeping units. A double bunk bed shall be considered an individual sleeping unit.
Separate sleeping accommodations shall be provided for all the members of each sex or for each family.
Partitions between living units in a multifamily shelter shall extend from the floor to the ceiling of the shelter.
There shall be adequate and separate arrangements for hanging clothing and storing personal effects for each person or family.
The floor area in each living unit shall have a minimum ceiling height of 7 feet.
Each habitable room shall have at least one window or skylight opening directly to the out-of-doors.
The minimum total window or skylight areas, including windows in doors, shall equal at least 10% of the usable floor area.
The total window area which opens shall equal at least 45% of the minimum window or skylight area required, unless comparable adequate ventilation is supplied by mechanical or some other method.
All outside openings shall be protected with screening of not less than 16 mesh.
All screen doors shall be tight fitting, in good repair and equipped with self-closing devices.
All living quarters and service buildings shall be provided with permanently installed, operable heating equipment capable of maintaining a temperature of at least 68°
A stove or other source of heat utilizing combustible fuel shall be installed and vented in such a manner as to prevent fire hazards and a dangerous concentration of gases and shall be in compliance with chs. SPS 361
, Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.
If a solid or liquid fuel stove is used in a room with wood or other combustible flooring, the stove shall sit on a concrete slab, insulated metal sheet, or other fireproof material, extending at least 24 inches beyond the perimeter of the base of the stove.
Any wall or ceiling within 24 inches of a solid or liquid fuel stove or a stovepipe shall be of fireproof material.
An approved vented metal collar shall be installed around a stovepipe, or vent passing through a wall, ceiling, floor or roof.
If a heating system has automatic controls, the control shall be of the approved type which cuts off the fuel supply upon failure or interruption of the flame or ignition, or whenever a predetermined safe temperature or pressure is exceeded.
Each habitable room and all common use rooms, and areas including, without limitation due to enumeration: laundry rooms, toilets, hallways, stairways, shall contain adequate ceiling or wall type light fixtures.
Adequate lighting shall be provided for the yard area, and pathways to common use facilities.
All electrical wiring and lighting fixtures shall be installed and maintained in a safe condition and shall comply with the provisions of ch. SPS 316
Common use facilities shall be provided with a light switch at the entrance door.
Illumination of common use facilities shall be not less than 10 foot candles 30 inches above the floor.
Public passageways, stairway and exit doors shall be illuminated in accordance with chs. SPS 361
, Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.
All toilet rooms shall comply with the applicable provisions of chs. SPS 361
, except that privies are not permitted.
Urinals of the approved type shall be provided in toilets to be used by 10 or more males in the ratio of one per 40 males or fraction thereof.
Except in individual family units, separate toilet accommodations for men and women shall be provided.
If toilet facilities for men and women are in the same building they shall be separated by a solid wall from floor to roof or ceiling.
Toilets shall be distinctly marked “men" and “women" in English and in the language of the persons expected to occupy the housing.
Where common use toilet facilities are provided, an adequate and accessible supply of toilet tissue, with holders shall be furnished.
All common use toilets shall be well lighted and ventilated and shall be clean and sanitary.
Toilet seats shall be of impervious material or shall be well painted or varnished.
Toilet facilities shall be located within 200 feet of each living unit.
Service facilities and existing facilities constructed and existing facilities converted to housing for migrants shall have water closets.
Bathing and handwashing facilities, supplied with adequate hot and cold water under pressure, shall be provided for the use of all occupants.
The facilities shall be clean and sanitary and located within 200 feet of each living unit.
Showerheads shall be spaced at least 3 feet apart, with a minimum of 9 square feet of floor space per unit or shall be placed in a commercially available 30 inch shower stall (at least 6.25 square feet area).
Floors of showers shall be constructed of nonabsorbent, nonskid materials and sloped to properly constructed floor drains.
If common use shower facilities for both sexes are located in the same building, the facilities shall be separated by a solid opaque and nonabsorbent wall extending from the floor to ceiling or roof, and shall be plainly designated“men" or “women" in English and in the language of the persons expected to occupy the housing.
Adequate dry dressing space shall be provided in common use shower facilities.
Except in individual family units, separate shower facilities shall be provided for each sex.
Each shower unit for women shall be enclosed with a separate compartment.
Each shower compartment for women shall be supplemented by an individual dressing compartment.
Mechanical or automatic laundry facilities, supplied with adequate hot and cold water under pressure, shall be provided for the use of all occupants.
In any migrant labor camp, or laundry facility in an existing migrant labor camp, the camp operator shall provide mechanical or automatic washers in the ratio of one per 30 persons.
If a mechanical washer is provided under par. (o)
, at least one laundry tray, tub or sink per washer shall be provided.
If an automatic washer is provided under par. (o)
, at least one laundry tray, tub or sink shall be provided per facility.
If workers or their families are permitted or required to cook in their individual unit, a space shall be provided and equipped for cooking and eating. Such space shall be provided with: