Category: Workgroups

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 Quality Alliance

The Utah Water Quality Alliance (Alliance) was formed in 1994 to assist drinking water utilities in water quality optimization projects and in updates in new regulations. The main objective of the Alliance is a shared commitment to continuous enhancementof drinking water quality delivered to the community. The common goals are to work together to find …

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Cooperative Monitoring Program

The Cooperative Monitoring Program is intended to enhance DWQ’s water quality monitoring program by extending its capabilities to monitor waters of the state. Agency partners include state, local, and federal agencies that also have responsibilities of protecting surface water quality. By sharing costs of sample collection and laboratory analysis, DWQ and agency partners are able …

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Stakeholder Groups

Environmental Quality Email Alerts E. coli Work Group Great Salt Lake Advisory Council Small Business Compliance Advisory Panel Southwest Jordan Valley Groundwater Cleanup Project: Kennecott Project Utah Clean Diesel Program Watershed Management and Planning

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Advisory Committee: Utah State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)

The SERC established an advisory committee to allow for a greater diversity of input into SERC decisions. As provided by Utah Administrative Rule R698-5-3 the State Hazardous Chemical Emergency Response Commission Advisory Committee’s duties are to provide direction to the SERC in the following matters: The creation, modification or dissolving of Local Emergency Planning Committees …

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History, Duties, and Activities: Utah State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)

History In 1986 Congress, in response to a chemical disaster in Bhopal, India and a series of smaller chemical incidents in the United States, enacted the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA). The objectives of EPCRA are to: Establish a state and local chemical emergency response planning structure. Require the immediate reporting of hazardous …

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