Category: Drinking Water

June 9, 2020 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Meeting Minutes June 9, 2020 – 1:00 pm Via GoToWebinar Registration: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3037609086112035339 Marie Owens’ Cell Phone: (801) 505-1973 Amended Packet Meeting Agenda Call to Order Roll Call – Marie Owens Approval of the Minutes: February 27, 2020 April 27, 2020 Disclosure for Intent to Publicly Comment – Roger Fridal Disclosure for Conflict of …

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UTWARN Supports Rural Utah During COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic response, drinking water and wastewater system operators have been on-duty providing vital services to homes, citizens and businesses across Utah. The Utah Water and Wastewater Agency Response Network (UTWARN) was set up to quickly respond to events like the coronavirus and ensure seamless operation of water infrastructure.

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Metrics: Drinking Water

The Division of Drinking Water regulates over 1,000 public drinking water systems in Utah. The Division’s mission is Safeguarding the quality and quantity of Utah’s drinking water through balanced regulation. Public Water Systems are assigned one of the following ratings in accordance with the Rule R309-400, Water System Rating Criteria (Improvement Priority System): Approved Corrective …

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April 27, 2020 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Meeting Minutes Questions about the Drinking Water Board meetings may be directed to Allyson Spevak (801) 536-4206 Emergency Board Meeting April 27, 2020 – 1:00 pm Via GoToWebinar Packet Meeting Agenda Call to Order Roll Call – Marie Owens Public Comment Period SRF Loan Relief (Board Action Needed) COVID-19 Discussion Other Next Board …

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Coronavirus Response Resources for Utah’s Drinking Water System Owners and Operators

Utah Division of Drinking Water Water System COVID-19 Readiness Actions (101 KB) COVID-19 Response and Water Treatment Plant Staffing FAQs (385 KB) Cross Connection Control – COVID-19 Guidance (106 KB) Water System Certified Essential Employee Template (17 KB) WebMap of Drinking Water Labs in Utah State of Utah Coronavirus.utah.gov Other Resources American Water Works Association …

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CEU Opportunities

You will need to complete all of the steps on the Individual CEU Application and attach course documentation in order to receive CEU credit Individual CEU Application Find Upcoming Live Online Trainings Coalition Training Calendar Division of Drinking Water (DDW) Webinars Screencasts Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Small Systems Webinars Water Utility Resilience Webinars Rural Water …

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Upcoming Live Online Trainings

This page has been created to help operators continue to accrue their CEU’s during the COVID-19 outbreak. July 14, 2020 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Accessing Laboratory Support Webinar July 21, 2020 WaterOperator.Org Free Compliance Resources for Monitoring & Reporting Webinar July 22, 2020 American Water Works Association (AWWA) Messaging, Managing Risk, and Testing for Unregulated …

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February 27, 2020 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Meeting Minutes February 27, 2020–1:00 p.m. Dixie Convention Center Garden Room 1835 S Convention Center Dr St George, Utah 84790 Marie Owens’ Cell Phone: (801) 505-1973 Packet Board Meeting Agenda Call to Order Roll Call–Marie Owens Public Comment Period Approval of January 14, 2020 Minutes Conflict of Interest – Roger Fridal Financial Assistance …

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Lead: Division of Drinking Water

Lead can enter drinking water when plumbing materials containing lead corrode, especially if the water is highly acidic or contains a low mineral content. The most common sources of lead in drinking water are lead pipes, faucets, and fixtures. Lead service lines that connect a building or house to the water main can also be …

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2017 Lead Sampling Pilot Project: Lead-Free Learning Initiative

In January 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent a letter to state superintendents across the country recommending that schools test their drinking water for lead. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Utah Department of Health (DOH) partnered with Utah schools to conduct voluntary sampling for lead in their drinking water. While …

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About Lead in Schools: Lead-Free Learning Initiative

Action Level for Lead EPA is required by law to determine the level of contaminants in drinking water at which no adverse health effects are likely to occur. These health-based levels are called maximum contaminant level goals (MCLGs). EPA set the MCLG for lead in drinking water at zero because the best available science has …

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Utah’s Lead-Free Learning Initiative

The main page for Utah Division of Drinking Water’s Lead-Free Learning Testing Project. The project is an initiative to sample the drinking water at schools and childcare facilities for lead. Start here to find fact sheets, apply for funding, and learn about what you can do concerning lead in drinking water.

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