Aban­doned Well” means a water or mon­i­tor­ing well which is no longer used to sup­ply water, or which is in such a state of dis­re­pair that the well or bor­ing has the poten­tial for trans­mit­ting con­t­a­m­i­na­tion into an aquifer or oth­er­wise threat­ens the pub­lic health or safety.

Cer­ti­fied Lab­o­ra­to­ry” means a lab­o­ra­to­ry oper­at­ed by the Illi­nois Depart­ment of Pub­lic Health or a lab­o­ra­to­ry giv­en cer­ti­fi­ca­tion approval by the afore­men­tioned agency for ana­lyz­ing sam­ples of water for potable use.

Com­mu­ni­ty Pub­lic Water” means a pub­lic water sys­tem which serves at least fif­teen (15) ser­vice con­nec­tions used by res­i­dents, or reg­u­lar­ly serves twen­­ty-five (25) or more res­i­dents for at least six­ty (60) days per year.

Health Author­i­ty” means that per­son or per­sons des­ig­nat­ed by the South­ern Sev­en Board of Health to enforce these regulations.

Health Depart­ment” means the South­ern Sev­en Health Depart­ment, includ­ing its duly autho­rized representatives.

Health Depart­ment Admin­is­tra­tor” means the indi­vid­ual select­ed by the South­ern Sev­en Board of Health to admin­is­ter and enforce the poli­cies, reg­u­la­tions, and res­o­lu­tions of said Board.

Non-Com­­mu­ni­­ty Pub­lic Water Sys­tem” means a pub­lic water sys­tem, which is not a com­mu­ni­ty water sys­tem, and has at least fif­teen (15) ser­vice con­nec­tions used by non­res­i­dents, or reg­u­lar­ly serves twen­­ty-five (25) or more non­res­i­dent indi­vid­u­als dai­ly for at least six­ty (60) days per year.

Potable Water” means water that is suit­able for human con­sump­tion and which meets pub­lic health stan­dards for drink­ing water.

Pub­lic Water Sys­tem” means a sys­tem, either non-com­­mu­ni­­ty or com­mu­ni­ty, that may include any treat­ment, stor­age and dis­tri­b­u­tion facil­i­ties under con­trol of the oper­a­tor of such sys­tem and used pri­mar­i­ly in con­nec­tion with such sys­tem and any col­lec­tion of pre­treat­ment stor­age facil­i­ties not under such con­trol which are used pri­mar­i­ly in con­nec­tion with such systems.

Pri­vate Water Sys­tem” means any sup­ply which pro­vides water for drink­ing culi­nary, and san­i­tary pur­pos­es and serves an own­er-occu­pied sin­gle fam­i­ly dwelling.

Semi-Pri­­vate Water Sys­tem” means a water sup­ply that is not a pub­lic water sys­tem, yet serves a seg­ment of the pub­lic oth­er than an own­er-occu­pied sin­gle fam­i­ly dwelling.

Water Well” means an exca­va­tion that is drilled, cored, bored, washed, dri­ven, dug, jet­ted or oth­er­wise con­struct­ed when the intend­ed use is for the loca­tion, diver­sion, arti­fi­cial recharge or acqui­si­tion of ground­wa­ter.  This does not include petro­le­um-mon­i­­tor­ing wells.