Category: Drinking Water

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) State of Utah Coronavirus.utah.gov Other Resources American Water Works Association (AWWA): Free Webinar Recording Utility Actions to …

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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) Webinars Rural Water Association (RWAU) Online Courses Environmental Finance …

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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. March 31, 2020 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Webinar Drinking Water Regulations 101 and Best Practices for Training Utilities Webinar April 8, 2020 Rural Water Association (RWAU) Being Prepared for What Lies Ahead in the Water Industry Course April …

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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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January 14, 2020 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Meeting Minutes January 14, 2020–1:00 p.m. Multi Agency State Office Building DEQ Board Room 195 North 1950 West Salt Lake City, UT 84116 Marie Owens’ Cell Phone: (801) 505-1973 Packet (2 MB) Board Meeting Agenda Call to Order Roll Call–Marie Owens Public Comment Period Approval of November 5, 2019 Minutes Financial Assistance Committee …

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Drinking Water
2019 State of the Environment Report

Jump to: Drinking Water Populations Water Infrastructure Funding The Division of Drinking Water (DDW) protects drinking water by supporting the safe design and operation of Utah’s public drinking water systems. Its goal is to provide safe drinking water at every tap in every building in Utah. The Division does this by working cooperatively with drinking …

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November 5, 2019 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Sandy City, Utah: Drinking Water Contamination: February 2019 Event Meeting Minutes November 5, 2019 12:30 p.m. Training Multi Agency State Office Building DEQ Board Room 195 N 1950 W Salt Lake City, UT 84116 Packet (438 KB) 1:30 p.m. Board Meeting Multi Agency State Office Building DEQ Board Room 195 N 1950 W …

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Proposed Changes to Division of Drinking Water Fee Schedule

Why the Fee Changes? The Division of Drinking Water’s mission is to protect public health by ensuring that safe drinking water is provided to all Utahns. We work in partnership with the State’s 1,000-plus public water systems who share that same commitment. When problems are identified, Division staff offer an opportunity for water systems to …

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August 27, 2019 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Meeting Minutes August 27, 2019 1:30 P.M. Davis Conference Center Meridian B Room 1651 North 700 West Layton, Utah 84041 Marie Owens’ Cell Phone: (801) 505-1973 Packet (10 MB) Call to Order Roll Call–Marie Owens New Board Member Introductions – Marie Owens Blake Tullis – Utah State University Barbara Gardner – Public at …

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