Category: Plan Review

Plan Review and Operating Permits

Plan Review Plans and specifications for a public drinking water project must be reviewed and approved by the Division of Drinking Water before a public water system begins construction. This includes projects that construct, modify, or add to a drinking water facility and any activity that affects the quality or quantity of drinking water provided. …

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Exceptions to Rule Requirements

Exceptions to Requirements of R309-500 through 550 The Director of the Division of Drinking Water may grant exceptions to the requirements of R309-500 through 550. A public water system unable to meet the design, construction, or operational requirements of these rules may request an exception if it can provide an alternative to the rule requirement …

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Engineering and Plan Review

Engineers with the Division of Drinking Water review plans and specifications for public drinking water projects and issue operating permits for public water system facilities. Information about plan review and related engineering requirements is provided below. Checklists, Forms, and Other Documents Design and Construction Rules (R309-500 to 550) Engineering Staff Exceptions to Rule Requirements Hydraulic …

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Pre-Design Conference: Significant Drinking Water Issues

How much drinking water will your plant use for facility processes and employee consumptive use? Estimate the peak day demand (gpm) and annual total demand (acre-feet). What are the fire suppression requirements for your plant? For example, 2,000 gpm for a 2-hour duration. Will your plant obtain drinking water from an existing municipality? If yes, …

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Review Criteria for Establishing the Feasibility of Proposed Housing Subdivisions (July 1, 1991)

As a service to developers, planning commissions, local health departments and other local governmental units, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (hereafter referred to as the Department) will review proposed developments with respect to the feasibility of water supply and wastewater disposal. Requests for these feasibility reviews must be initiated by the local health department …

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Engineering Staff

Engineers with the Division of Drinking Water generally review drinking water projects in the northwest quarter of the state, including the Wasatch Front. DEQ District Engineers review projects in the rest of the state. Contact information for DDW Engineers and DEQ District Engineers is provided below. See DDW Plan Review County Assignments (442 KB) for …

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Capacity Development: Division of Drinking Water

The Capacity Development Program is a fundamental component of the 1996 Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Amendments. The SDWA Amendments provide the framework for states and water systems to work together to protect public health. Capacity Development is designed to promote financially viable, resilient drinking water systems capable of complying with the SDWA as well …

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MAGI by Zip Code

2019 MAGI by Zip Code (Utah) Statewide MAGI = $47,200 ZIPCODE MAGI 84001 $53,100 84003 $58,000 84004 $71,200 84005 $65,400 84006 $45,700 84007 $61,500 84009 $74,900 84010 $55,200 84011 $52,100 84013 $55,500 84014 $63,900 84015 $47,200 84016 $11,900 84017 $59,800 84020 $71,800 84021 $38,100 84022 $64,300 84023 $58,700 84025 $79,700 84026 $27,600 84027 $38,800 84028 …

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MAGI by City

2019 MAGI by City (Utah) Statewide MAGI = $47,200 CITY MAGI ALPINE UT $71,300 ALTA UT $31,700 ALTAMONT UT $53,100 ALTON UT $36,200 ALTONAH UT $51,300 AMALGA UT $52,400 AMERICAN FORK UT $51,300 ANETH UT $24,100 ANNABELLA UT $58,300 ANTIMONY UT $37,000 APPLE VALLEY UT $28,700 AURORA UT $48,200 AXTELL UT $44,900 BALLARD UT $47,900 …

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State Revolving Fund (SRF): Drinking Water

Rule See Rule R309-700. State Drinking Water Project Revolving Loan Fund Program. Eligibility All political subdivisions of the State of Utah (e.g., cities, towns, districts, etc.) Available Financial Assistance Low-interest loans (typically below market rate, 20-40 years) and grants. To qualify for a grant, applicants must demonstrate that the estimated average water bill exceeds 1.75% …

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Federal State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program: Drinking Water

Background The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program was established by the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Amendments of 1996. Congress appropriates funding for the DWSRF. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency then awards capitalization grants to states, which in turn may provide low-cost loans and other types of financial assistance to eligible public water …

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Drinking Water Construction Assistance Programs

The Division of Drinking Water (DDW) administers two financial assistance programs. Each program has its own unique set of criteria and requirements but utilizes a new combined application form. This version will allow data to be directly imported into the DDW database. Please fill out the application and Email it to the Division of Drinking …

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Managing or Operating an Existing Public Drinking Water System

Bacteriologic and Chemical Samples A minimum number of bacteriologic and chemical samples must be taken from your system. Samples must be analyzed by a certified laboratory. Monitoring waivers may be available for certain chemicals. Certified Operator Certain water systems must have a certified operator. Conservation Plans—Utah Division of Water Resources Systems serving 500 or more …

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Water Suppliers: Division of Drinking Water

Creating a New Public Drinking Water System Managing or Operating an Existing Public Drinking Water System Sanitary Surveys Other Resources Compliance Report 2002 Utah Drinking Water Annual Report. Entry Point/Common Aquifer Policy The Division has a policy that allows chemical sampling for sources that combine at an entry point to the distribution system, and sources …

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New Public Water Systems

New Public Drinking Water System Application Complete a New Public Drinking Water System Application (585 KB) and submit it to the Division of Drinking Water. Constructing a New Industrial or Commercial Facility There are likely other environmental concerns besides the construction of a new water supply. You may need to address, for instance, industrial waste …

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