State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT concerning environmental protection.

 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section 5.  The Environmental Protection Act  is  amended
 5    by changing Section 13.2 as follows:

 6        (415 ILCS 5/13.2) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1013.2)
 7        Sec. 13.2.  Annual testing of private well water.  At the
 8    request  of  the  owner or user of a private well, the Agency
 9    shall provide for annual testing of water from private  wells
10    located  within  1/2  mile of any active or inactive sanitary
11    landfill or hazardous waste disposal facility at no charge to
12    the owner of the well.
13        Before obtaining a sample for testing, the Agency  shall,
14    not  less than 5 business days prior to obtaining the sample,
15    notify the owner or operator  of  the  sanitary  landfill  or
16    hazardous  waste  disposal  facility  of  the  opportunity to
17    obtain a split sample and  specify  the  sampling  procedure,
18    testing procedure and analytical parameters to be evaluated.
19        Sample  collection shall be conducted in cooperation with
20    the Illinois Department of Public Health and  the  recognized
21    local   health   department,   where  one  exists,  in  whose
22    jurisdiction the well is located.  The Illinois Department of
23    Public Health  and  the  local  health  department  shall  be
24    provided  with a written report of results upon completion of
25    sample testing.
26    (Source: P.A. 83-1528.)

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