Category: Drinking Water

Technical Assistance
2018 State of the Environment Report (DW)

DDW works with water-system operators and public-health officials when contaminants threaten drinking-water systems or sources. This spring and summer, DDW provided technical, engineering, and public-health advice when floods, fires, and E. coli contamination jeopardized drinking water supplies. Drinking water contamination can occur when: Harmful bacteria enter the water Accidents, power outages, or heavy water use …

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Certification and Training
2018 State of the Environment Report (DW)

Certified Operator training and technical and engineering support, particularly for smaller rural water systems, are critical for the safe delivery of water to residents. Utah has 789 small water systems that serve less than 500 people. Since many operators for small water systems work on a part-time or voluntary basis, they depend heavily on DDW …

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Continuous Improvement / SUCCESS Framework
2018 State of the Environment Report (DW)

DDW continues to develop strategies to improve the allocation of resources, improve performance, and implement innovations that advance quality, efficiency, and effectiveness. Federal funding has decreased in recent years and federal requirements have increased. Optimizing staff time and reducing costs has been a necessity as well as a top priority for the Division and has …

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November 13, 2018 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Packet (3 MB) Minutes (73 KB) Presentation (2 MB) Call to Order Roll Call – Marie Owens Election of Board Chairman and Vice Chairman Approval of the Minutes: August 28, 2018 October 12, 2018 Financial Assistance Committee Report Status Report – Michael Grange Project Priority List – Michael Grange Rulemaking Process Authorization to …

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October 12, 2018 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Agenda Call to Order Roll Call – Marie Owens Overview of Utah’s Rulemaking Process Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities Drinking Water Board Division of Drinking Water Office of Administrative Rules (OAR) US EPA Rulemaking Examples Cross Connection Control Rules Revised Total Coliform Rules Public Water System Identification Rule Next Board Meeting: Date: Tuesday, November 13, …

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Online Exam: Drinking Water Operator Certification

Schedule an Online Exam Go to RWAU.net’s Online Exam’s page to schedule an online exam. You will need to fill out their application and pay the $100 to them. Do not pay the Division for your online exam. RWAU Online Exams Exam Guidelines We have partnered with the Rural Water Association of Utah to offer …

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August 28, 2018 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Packet (2 MB) Call to Order Roll Call–Marie Owens Approval of the Minutes: July 13, 2018 Financial Assistance Committee Report Status Report—Michael Grange Project Priority List—Michael Grange SRF Applications STATE a) Aurora City – Lisa Nelson FEDERAL a) West Corinne – Lisa Nelson b) Central Utah Water Conservancy District – Duchesne – Lisa Nelson Rural …

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Improvement Priority System

The Division of Drinking Water (DDW) is working on revising the R309-400 rule (the Improvement Priority System or IPS rule) with an anticipated implementation date starting January 1, 2020. Public comment is welcome.

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June 11, 2018 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Packet (3 MB) 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 SRF Applications STATE Twin Oaks – Heather Pattee Mexican Hat SSD – Lisa Nelson Tropic Town – Heather Pattee Angel Springs SSD …

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May 11, 2018 Agenda: Drinking Water Board

Meeting Materials Packet (1 MB) Call to Order Roll Call Approval of the Minutes March 1, 2018 April 6, 2018 Financial Assistance Committee Report Status Report – Michael Grange Project Priority List – Michael Grange SRF Applications STATE  Laketown – Julie Cobleigh Taylor-West Weber – Lisa Nelson FEDERAL: Greenwich – De-Authorization – Lisa Nelson Juab …

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