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§ 61 Supply of food and drinking water

The provisions in the Drinking Water Regulations (in Norwegian only) apply to drinking water supplies in the petroleum activities.
Facilities, including drinking water supplies, shall be designed such that the requirements mentioned in Section 13 of the Activities Regulations and the Drinking Water Regulations (in Norwegian only) are fulfilled. Facilities shall have the necessary means to ensure the quality of food and drinking water.
Section last changed: 01 January 2011

The requirement regarding design as mentioned in the second subsection, entails that technical solutions for food and drinking water supply shall satisfy the provisions in the Food Regulations, as well as the Regulations relating to water supply and drinking water (in Norwegian only). In addition, the technical solutions should be based on recognised methods to the extent possible.
Reference is also made to Section 13 of the Activities Regulations.
Furthermore, reference is made to NORSOK P-002 Chapter 27.
Following delegation of authority from the Norwegian Food Safety Authority, the County Governor of Rogaland supervises compliance with the provision relating to food, water supply and drinking water in the petroleum activities.