Sec. Filter Backwash Water and Deck Drainage Disposal  

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  • A. An owner shall ensure that:

    (1) The disposal of filter backwash water and pool or spa wastewater conforms with:

    (a) COMAR 09.20.01;

    (b) Local sanitary code requirements; and

    (c) Discharge requirements of COMAR 26.08.01-26.08.04; and

    (2) Deck drainage disposal conforms with:

    (a) COMAR 09.20.01; and

    (b) Local plumbing code requirements.

    B. An owner may not return filter backwash water or other wastewater to a pool or spa, except for filter backwash water that has been filtered to remove particulates and treated to eliminate coliform bacteria and waterborne pathogens.