Utah Division of Drinking Water
News and Announcements
You are invited to attend the Utah Division of Drinking Water (DDW) Monthly Webinar. This 30-minute webinar is for all water professionals and will be on the fourth Monday of every month at 11 am. Certified Utah Water Operators can receive 0.05 CEUs for dialing into the webinar and by filling out a short evaluation survey at the end of the presentation.
You do not need to register for the webinar. There can be 300 participants to call in and under 100 to connect to the live webinar using a computer or smartphone.
If you are unable to call in or join the webinar, don't worry! We will record these webinars and post them on DEQ's YouTube page as well post them on our website at drinkingwater.utah.gov.
The first monthly webinar is January 30th at 11 am. We will introduce our new Director Marie Owens, discuss the definition and consequences of data falsification, review total coliform sampling plans and deadlines, and provide more information on the electronic submission of distribution residual data.
If you have any items you want DDW to address on our monthly webinars, please email your suggestions to email@example.com with the subject line Webinar Suggestion.
To access the audio call only, please call in at (877) 820-7831
To access the webinar on your computer use this link information
Topic: DDW January Webinar
Date & Time: 2017-01-30 at 11:00 AM Mountain Time
Duration: 30 min
If the above link does not work, you can follow these steps instead to join a session:
- Go to http://go.mikogo.com
- Enter the Session ID: 313-377-879
- Enter your name
- Click "Join Session"
- Amended R309-105-15 and R309-400-12
Amendments to R309-105-15 and R309-400-12 became effective on November 22, 2016
H.B. 305 (2016) amended Title 19, Chapter 4, Subsection (1)(c)(iv) of the Utah Code by directing the Drinking Water Board to require a certified operator of a public water supplier to verify by signature and certification number, or a professional engineer performing the duties of a certified water operator to verify by signature and stamp, the accuracy of any data on water use and water supply submitted by the public water supplier to the Division. R309-105-15 and R309-400-12 implement the new requirements.
The Water Use Data Form is an existing form used by the Division of Water Rights to collect monthly water use data from public water systems in Utah. The report is submitted annually to the Division of Water Rights.
- R309-535-5, Fluoridation - notice of changes to the proposed rule
Based on comments received during October 2016 comment period, the Drinking Water Board authorized DDW to make changes to the proposed rule; the notice period for the changes will be from Dec. 15, 2016 to Jan. 17, 2017
- R309-540 Pumping Facilities - rule revision anticipated in January 2017
Based on the comments received during the September 2016 comment period, DDW intends to re-start the repeal and re-enactment of this rule January 2017
2016 Sanitary Survey Assignments
By Health Department, as of February 23, 2016
Climate Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT)
EPA has developed a software tool to assist drinking water and waste water utility owners and operators.
This page presents quick links to DDW Web pages and documents that are not presently linked from anywhere else within this site.
- Energy Performance Contracting
A per-qualified list of multiple vendors who have been per-approved for energy performance contracting services.
- EPA Water Security Division Products
GRAMA Request Form
Information request form for Division of Drinking Water data.
Potential Construction Projects in Utah
This list of potential construction projects is the Division's attempt to identify water systems that need construction projects to comply with the SDWA.
Utah Water Quality Alliance
Formed in 1994 to assist drinking water utilities in water quality optimization projects and in updates of new regulations. For more information contact: Eva Nieminski, Ph.D. (801-536-4189).