§ 46-15.2-3. Definitions.
As used in this chapter, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings unless the context shall indicate another or different meaning:
(1) "Distribution facilities" means the pipes and appurtenant facilities employed specifically to deliver, to dispense, to render, or to circulate potable water directly for the benefit of a consumer or a community of consumers.
(2) "Intersystem facilities" means transmission facilities designed and constructed by the owner of any public water system having the capacity to serve two (2) or more water systems.
(3) "Transmission facilities" means the pipes, pumping stations, and storage facilities required to carry potable water, or raw water to a treatment facility or storage facility for later treatment, from a water source to or throughout an area served or to be served by a public water system for the specific purpose of supplying water to support a general population. Transmission facilities shall not include the distribution system. Determinations concerning eligible transmission facilities for purposes of this program shall be made by the water resources board.
(P.L. 1983 (S.S.), ch. 332, art. II, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 129, art. 28, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 461, § 7; P.L. 1992, ch. 292, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 461, § 3.)