Chapter 04 - Sewer

12.0101 Intent.

The ASG desires that the business of generati…

12.0102 Authority.

The executive order embodied in Rule 12-81 an…

12.0103 Establishment

There is established a governmental agency wi…

12.0104 Powers.

The American Samoa power authority: (1) may m…

12.0105 Board of directors-Appointment-Meetings-Compensation.

(a) The authority is governed by a board of 5…

12.0106 Board of directors-Powers and duties.

All powers vested in the authority are exerci…

12.0107 Personnel.

All officers and employees of the authority o…

12.0108 Transfer of existing utility-Property valuation-ASG capital contributions and loans.

(a) At a date fixed by the board of directors…

12.0109 Accounting-Budget.

The authority shall assume responsibility for…

12.0110 Audit-Consultants-Annual report.

(a) The authority shall employ a firm of inde…

12.0111 Transition period.

All rates, charges, and classifications of th…

12.0201 Service generally-Utility defined-Rate review.

(a) Electric power is generated and distribut…

12.0202 Bill payment-Late penalty.

(a) Payment shall be due on the date shown on…

12.0203 Disconnection for nonpayment-Reconnection.

(a) If the bill becomes delinquent, the servi…

12.0204 Connections.

All final connections, permanent or temporary…

12.0205 Tampering with meters and conductors-Breaking seals.

(a) Tampering with the meter or with conducto…

12.0206 Alterations and additions to electrical equipment installations.

When the utility connects a customer’s instal…

12.0207 Liability limits of utility-Three-phase circuit protection.

(a) Thc utility will endeavor to furnish cont…

12.0208 Phasing failure and protection.

Delivery of single-phase power to a 3-phase m…

12.0209 Resale of energy.

The customer shall not resell any of the elec…

12.0210 Limit of utility responsibility.

The primary delivery point shall be the pole…

12.0211 Trouble calls.

The utility is responsible for maintaining el…

12.0212 Meter calibration.

On request, the utility will test a customer’…

12.0213 Public information and requests.

The public may obtain information and make re…

12.0214 Current specifications-Three-phase availability-Equipment-purchase warning.

(a) Power will normally be delivered at 120/2…

12.0215 Application for service-Notice of contemplated installations.

(a) Customers or prospective customers should…

12.0216 Easement requirement.

Consumers must execute or have the owner of t…

12.0217 Installation charges.

Installation charges for new service: Type of…

12.0218 Deposits.

(a) When, in the judgment of the utility, til…

12.0219 Power line extension fees.

There is levied a comprehensive fee to cover…

12.0220 Delivery point-Defined-Approval-Multiple occupancy.

(a) The delivery point is the point where the…

12.0221 Delivery point-Designation-Anchorage for connections.

(a) It is essential, in order to avoid errors…

12.0222 Separate conductors with single drop.

Where no accessible common meter location is…

12.0223 Meter location.

(a) For business houses normally open during…

12.0224 Number of services and meters.

The utility will connect only 1 set of servic…

12.0225 Grounding requirement.

Ground wires installed in accordance with the…

12.0226 Meter equipment issuance.

When the electrician is ready to wire the bui…

12.0227 Inspection before energization.

All wiring in all buildings must be inspected…

12.0228 Noncomplying construction.

The utility reserves the right to refuse serv…

12.0229 Temporary services.

(a) In ease temporary service is desired, the…

12.0230 Termination of service.

(a) Once service is established, the consumer…

12.0231 Schedule A-Residential service.

Schedule A Residential Service AVAILABILITY A…

12.0232 Schedule B-Commercial and small-power Service.

Schedule B Commercial and Small-Power Service…

12.0233 Schedule LPI-Large-power service.

Schedule LPI Large-Power Service AVAILABILITY…

12.0234 Debt retirement and capital improvement surcharge.

(a) There is established an interim debt reti…

12.0301 Short title.

The rules codified in this chapter shall be k…

12.0302 Severability.

If any section, subsection, sentence, clause,…

12.0303 Effective date.

The rules set out in this chapter are effecti…

12.0304 Enforcement.

The general manager, American Samoa water uti…

12.0310 Area.

The area of water service comprises the area…

12.0311 Policy-Classes.

(a) Statement of Policy. (1) The utility will…

12.0312 Application-Changes in service.

(a) Application. (1) Each applicant for water…

12.0313 Contracts.

Contracts, other than applications, may be re…

12.0314 Credit.

(a) Establishment. Each applicant, before rec…

12.0315 Deposits.

(a) Establishment of Credit. The amount requi…

12.0316 Notices.

(a) To Customers. Notices from the utility to…

12.0317 Service connections-Meters.

(a) Service Connections. The utility will fur…

12.0318 Multiple units.

(a) Individual Services. Separate premises wi…

12.0320 High lots.

Existing vacant lots which are above the serv…

12.0321 Bills and payment.

(a) Billing. (1) Meter readings: Meters will…

12.0322 Disputed bills.

Should the customer dispute the correctness o…

12.0323 Meter error.

(a) Test. (1) Prior to installation, each met…

12.0324 Discontinuance.

(a) Nonpayment of Bills. (1) A customer’s wat…

12.0325 Fixing minimum service charge.

The minimum service charge for each residenti…

12.0326 Temporary service.

(a) Obtaining. Temporary service and/or water…

12.0327 Pool and tank filling.

When an abnormally large quantity of water is…

12.0328 Fire hydrants.

(a) Use and Damage. No person or persons, oth…

12.0329 Damage to consumer property.

The consumer shall, at his own risk and expen…

12.0330 Damage to utility property.

The customer shall be liable for any damage t…

12.0331 Control valves.

(a) The customer shall install a suitable val…

12.0332 Cross-connections—Backflow prevention.

(a) Cross-connection Prohibited. Unprotected…

12.0333 Pressure regulators.

Where reduced or increased pressure is desire…

12.0334 Ground-wire attachments;

All individuals or business organizations are…

12.0335 Water waste-Leakage.

(a) Where water is wastefully or negligently…

12.0336 Right of entry-Inspections free.

(a) The utility or its duly authorized agents…

12.0337 Interruption in service.

(a) The utility shall not be liable for damag…

12.0338 Free service.

No water and no water service shall be furnis…

12.0339 Ships-Trucked water.

(a) Ships. The port administration will be re…

12.0340 Leased well sites.

A standard lease agreement on water supply so…

12.0345 Waste disposal facilities.

(a) All plans proposing construction of the f…

12.0346 Surface waters.

The subject of surface waters shall be govern…

12.0347 Pesticides.

(a) Any person planning to use pesticides on…

12.0348 Land use restriction.

(a) Whenever applications for any land use ac…

12.0349 Wells.

An application for drilling any new well to d…

12.0350 Low groundwater conditions.

(a) “Caution” low-water condition exists: (1)…

12.0355 Service charge.

There shall be a service charge as follows: M…

12.0356 General quantity rates.

(a) In addition to the service charge for all…

12.0357 Power-cost adjustment.

Rates per 1,000 gallons shall be increased by…

12.0358 Fire-protection rates.

(a) These rates apply to services used exclus…

12.0359 Water development charges.

Water development charges shall be levied aga…

12.0360 Installation charge.

Installation charges shall be levied for the…

12.0361 Trucked water.

Water trucked to individual homes by the wate…

12.0401 Definitions.

Unless the context specifically indicates oth…

12.0402 Permit required.

No person other than the enforcing officer sh…

12.0403 Building sewer to be provided.

Within one year of enactment of these regulat…

12.0404 Connection of buildings to existing public sewer.

All building sewers from buildings which stan…

12.0405 Connection of buildings to sewers to be constructed.

All building sewers from buildings which stan…

12.0406 Septic tank and leaching field requirements.

A septic tank and leaching field conforming t…

12.0407 Use of old pipes and facilities.

Old building sewer pipes and facilities may b…

12.0408 Conformance with building and plumbing codes required.

The size, slope alignment, materials of const…

12.0409 Channeling of runoff or groundwater into sanitary sewer prohibited.

No person shall make connection of roof downs…

12.0410 Building sewer connection to conform with building and plumbing codes.

The connection of the building sewer into the…

12.0411 Notification for connection and inspection.

The applicant for the building permit shall n…

12.0412 Safety precautions and restoration.

All excavations for building sewer installati…

12.0413 Responsibility for installation costs.

All cost of installation of building sewers a…

12.0414 Septic tank rendered inoperable when.

In the instance of making any connection to a…

12.0415 Unlawful discharge of stormwater.

No person shall discharge or cause to be disc…

12.0416 Lawful discharge of stormwater.

Stormwater and all other unpolluted drainage…

12.0417 Unlawful discharges designated.

No person shall discharge or cause to be disc…

12.0418 Additional discharge restrictions.

No person shall discharge or cause to be disc…

12.0419 Action upon unlawful discharge.

(1) If any waters or wastes are discharged, o…

12.0420 Interceptors required when.

Grease, oil and sand interceptors shall be pr…

12.0421 Owner responsible for maintaining preliminary treatment facilities.

Where preliminary treatment or flow-equalizin…

12.0422 Control manhole.

When required by the enforcing officer, the o…

12.0423 Standards for testing.

All measurements, tests, and analyses of the…

12.0424 Article inapplicable to special agreements.

No statement contained in this article shall…

12.0425 Damage prohibited-Penalty.

No unauthorized person shall maliciously, wil…

12.0426 Authority to inspect.

The enforcing officer and other duly authoriz…

12.0427 Company held harmless.

While performing the necessary work on privat…

12.0428 Right to enter easement.

The enforcing officer and other duly authoriz…

12.0433 Notice of violation.

Any person found to be violating any provisio…

12.0434 Violation- Misdemeanor.

Any person who shall continue any violation b…

12.0435 Responsibility for expense.

Any person violating any of the provisions of…

12.0437 Severability.

The invalidity of any section, clause, senten…

12.0501 Authority.

The executive order codified in this section…

12.0502 Adoption of the American Samoa Emergency Energy Conservation Plan.

The American Samoa Emergency Energy Conservat…

12.0601 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide for…

12.0602 Definitions.

A. “Telecommunications Regulatory Commissione…

12.0603 Duties of Telecommunications Carriers.

It shall be the duty of every telecommunicati…

12.0604 Jurisdiction.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commissione…

12.0605 Procedures.

A. Pleadings. Pleadings before the Commission…

12.0606 Judicial Review.

Any party to a proceeding before the Commissi…

12.0607 Declaration of an Emergency.

A. Pursuant to A.S.C.A. 4.1010, if an agency…

Annex A – Emergency Energy Conservation Plan

I. BACKGROUND A. American Samoa is an island…

Appendix I – Fuel Consumption by Type

Thousands of gallons/day Diesel Fuel Total St…

Appendix II – Emergency Energy Conservation Task Force

I. GENERAL The American Samoa Emergency Energ…

Ethics Policy and Regulations of the American Samoa Power Authority

This Ethics Policy and Regulations of the Ame…