Reclaimed Water Resources Development Act
Regulations on Governing the Inspection of Reclaimed Water Facilities and Reporting of Water Quantity
Announced Date: 2016-8-17
Legislative History:A Total of 5 articles were promulgated on Augest 17, 2016 by the ordinance of the Ministry of Economic Affairs Ref. No. Ching-Shui-Tzu 10504603900
Article 1 These Regulations are enacted pursuant to Paragraph 4 of Article 15 of the Reclaimed Water Resources
Development Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Act").
Article 2 Reclaimed water operators and self-users obtaining permits according to Paragraph 1 of Article 11 of the Act
(such a user hereinafter referred to as the "self-user") shall conduct regular inspections, maintenance and
management and annual repairs upon the reclaimed water facilities pursuant to the inspection and maintenance
manual approved by the municipal or county (city) competent authority or the competent authority governing the
Specific Area (hereinafter referred to as the "Competent Authority").
Reclaimed water operators and self-users shall regularly review and revise the inspection and maintenance manual
every three years according to the inspection and maintenance status of the reclaimed water facilities, and report
such to the Competent Authority for reference. When necessary, the Competent Authority may, depending on need,
order the reclaimed water operators and self-users to review and revise the inspection and maintenance
manual.Reclaimed water facilities referred to in the preceding two Paragraphs shall mean reclaimed water
operators’ water intake construction, water treatment facilities and water supply facilities, or self-users’ water
Article 3 The inspection records made by the reclaimed water operators and self-users in accordance with the provisions of
Paragraph 1 of Article 15 of the Act shall be submitted to the Competent Authority for reference by the end of March
of the following year.
The inspection records in the preceding Paragraph shall be made in accordance with the format of Appendix 1 and
be kept for five years from the date of submission to the Competent Authority for reference.
Article 4 Reclaimed water operators shall produce the water quantity records according to the format of Appendix 2 stating
the water intake quantity of wastewater (sewage) and effluent water and the reclaimed water supply quantity
measured by the automatic water quantity monitoring equipment; The same shall apply for self-users’
wastewater (sewage) and effluent water intake quantity.
Reclaimed water operators and self-users shall make daily water quantity records in accordance with the
provisions of the preceding Paragraph, and report the six-month intake and supply quantities to the Competent
Authority in accordance with the Internet transmission method designated by the central competent authority by
the end of July of the current year and the end of January of the following year.
Article 5 These Regulations become effective as of the date of promulgation.