Utah Division of Drinking Water
News and Announcements
- Lead in Drinking Water in Utah
(02/01/16) - Information for the public about lead levels in Utah drinking water in response to concerns about the lead contamination in Flint, Michigan drinking water.
Frequently Asked Questions | Utah Water System Lead Action Levels | Utah's Correspondence with EPA
- Drinking Water Energy (Cost) Savings Handbook
(08/07/15)—Handbook provides water system operators and managers with ideas on how to save a significant amount of money by reducing the cost of power necessary to deliver water. See a Summary of Energy (Cost) Savings.
Case Study: Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District's Energy (Cost) Savings.
- Penalty Fee for Construction without Plan Approval
(7/1/15)—Policy | Flowchart
- Submitting Source Protection Documents Electronically
(05/05/15)—Standard formating prior to submittal.
- Online Reports
(03/11/15)—Standard reports are now available online for each water system within Utah.
- More News and Announcements
- 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).