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California Department of Public Health

DEFINITION

California government agency tasked with promoting the overall health of the residents of California. To meet this goal, the department is responsible for developing and regulating construction activities, including the proper development of water supply systems.

EXPLANATION

To promote building safety, the state of California has a department called the California Department of Public Health. The department’s main responsibility is to ensure that the water supply entering and leaving a property does not contaminate the local water system. To regulate the water system the state has strict sewer system standards for the drainage of water and waste.

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