Category: Emergencies

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 Hauling Approval: Drinking Water Plan Review Program

The Director of the Division of Drinking Water has the authority to regulate the use of hauled water by Public Water Systems in Utah through UAC R309-550-10 (Water Hauling). Public Water Systems may only use water hauling during emergencies or under the specific conditions described in UAC R309-550-10. Proposals for water hauling must be submitted …

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Emergency Preparedness: Division of Drinking Water

Information on emergency water storage and treatment is available from the following sites: Food and Water in an Emergency (US FEMA) Emergency Planning, Response and Recovery Be Ready Utah for Family, Business, School and Community Water Emergency Preparedness Visit the Utah Division of Emergency Services and Homeland Security home page for more information on disaster …

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Home Water Storage for an Emergency

Jump to: Amount of Water to Store Supplies Needed Before an Emergency Storage Containers Preparing Water for Storage Storage Conditions Use of Stored Water After an Emergency Methods of Disinfection Related Information Amount of Water to Store The Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water recommends water storage of 1 gallon per person per …

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Emergency Resources: Division of Drinking Water

Water System Emergency Numbers During Normal Working Hours: (801) 536-4200 DEQ Environmental Incidents: (801) 536-4123 After Hours Emergencies: (801) 560-8456 (for water operators, local health officials, laboratory operators) Resources for Emergencies Chlorine Dose Calculator (92 KB) The Division staff developed a tool for estimating chemical quantity needed to disinfect tanks and pipelines. This spreadsheet allows …

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