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These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]

The Domestic Water Supply System Does Not Deliver Water

Article Number

6.2

Condition

THE DOMESTIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM DOES NOT DELIVER WATER

Acceptable Performance/Condition

The domestic water supply system supplied and installed by the builder shall be capable of delivering water from a municipal or private (well) source throughout the home.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials on pumps supplying water from a private well. Two-Year - Delivery and Distribution Systems. · Damage resulting from improper maintenance or additions, deletions or alterations made by a homeowner is excluded from the statutory warranty. · Damage caused by municipal services or other utilities is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Domestic water supply systems not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Conditions beyond the control of the builder, such as burst water mains and periods of drought affecting groundwater levels that disrupt or eliminate the water supply, are not covered by the statutory warranty. See 6.1 for Inadequate Water Supply. See Also: 6.1 INADEQUATE WATER SUPPLY 6.3 PIPES ARE LEAKING

  

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