Category: Drinking Water

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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Operator Hiring Center

The Division would like to assist Utah’s water systems with obtaining a certified operator for their system. This page is a resource for both Water Systems and Operators to connect and fill open positions. Water Systems Hiring Certified Operators Pineview Homeowners Association Water System: Pineview Homeowners Association Water System Number: 29086 Grade Level: Small System …

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Drinking Water Related Resources

American Water Works Association The American Water Works Association represents an alliance of the “family of five”—water utility agencies, regulatory agencies, academics, engineering consultants, and manufacturers. In the United States, Canada, and Mexico this group provides technical exchange programs to its members and the public. The American Water Works Association is internationally recognized for its …

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Utah’s Drinking Water

Utah’s drinking water comes from either surface water (lakes, reservoirs, rivers) or ground water (wells or springs), altogether 1,850 sources.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Boil Water Order

Jump to: Boil Water Order FAQs Print Document (32 KB) Why must I boil my water? How can I make my water safe? Is it necessary to boil all water in the home during an advisory or order? How should tap water be boiled properly? I have a water treatment device; do I still need …

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Frequently Asked Questions: Lead in Drinking Water

Utah Lead Action Levels: Summary by Water System (81 KB) Additional Resources Lead Overview Lead-Based Paint Program (Division of Air Quality) The Lead and Copper Rule (Division of Drinking Water) Utah Lead Coalition What is Lead? Lead is a toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and around homes. Even …

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Lead

Additional Resources Lead-Based Paint Program (Division of Air Quality) Drinking Water Lead Frequently Asked Questions The Lead and Copper Rule (Division of Drinking Water) Utah Lead Coalition Background Lead is a heavy metal found naturally in the environment as well as some manufactured products (lead-acid batteries, lead-based paints, leaded glass, solder, chemicals, some imported children’s …

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Hexavalent Chromium (Chromium 6)

Water systems in Utah have been required to test for total chromium since 1993. Total chromium measurement is an analysis of two types of chromium, both of which are soluble in water. These are hexavalent chromium (or chrome 6) and trivalent chromium. Trivalent chromium is an essential nutrient; hexavalent chromium is considered a dangerous contaminant. …

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Utah DDW Response to the EWG Study on Hexavalent Chromium

The analytical method used in the Environmental Working Group (EWG) study may be subject to interference by other metals present in the water, such as iron or other salts. The method is known to require the addition of buffers that have trace levels of chromium. Using a method which is susceptible to interference by naturally …

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June 11, 2018 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

June 11, 2018 – 1:00 p.m. The Dixie Convention Center – Garden Room 1835 Convention Center Drive St. George, Utah 84790 Marie Owens’ Cell Phone:  (801) 505-1973 Call to Order Roll Call–Marie Owens Approval of the Minutes April 9, 2019 Financial Assistance Committee Report Status Report – Michael Grange Project Priority List – Michael Grange …

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Cross Connection Control Teams

The Cross Connection Control teams are an opportunity for those involved in cross connection control and backflow prevention to become a part of the Utah Division of Drinking Waters Cross Connection Control program. Membership of the teams is open to those who are new to the program as well as the more advanced individuals, to …

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Backflow Coalition

The Utah Division of Drinking Water sponsored Backflow Coalition meetings create an opportunity for those involved in cross connection control and backflow prevention to get together to receive DDW updates, discussions on current events and trends, and talk about your own programs with your peers. Occasionally there is a topic presented. The meetings involve smaller …

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Cross Connection Control Commission

Guests must RSVP with Gary Rager at 801-536-4498 or grager@utah.gov. Cross Connection Commission Roster (139 KB) Next Meetings January 30, 2020 9:00 am DEQ MASOB Building, Red Rocks Room, 3rd floor. (google maps link) Agenda (109 KB) May 21, 2020 October 22, 2020 TBA Meeting Archive 2019 October 31, 2019 Agenda (109 KB) September 5, …

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