25.3005 Imminent hazards.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 25.3005]

The Director, upon receipt of information that a contaminant which is present in or is likely to enter a public water system may present an imminent and substantial endangerment to the health of persons, may take action as he considers necessary in order to protect the health of those persons. The actions which the Director may take include, but shall not be limited to:

(1) issuing orders as may be necessary to protect the health of persons who are, or may be, users of that system, including travelers: and

(2) commencing a civil action for appropriate relief, including a restraining order or permanent or temporary injunction.

History: 1979, PL 16-13 § 1.