The approval process for a new drinking water source, such as a well, a spring, or a new surface water treatment plant, typically is more complicated than other types of drinking water projects and requires additional information. See Common Concerns About Developing New Drinking Water Sources for additional details about the process.
New Source Approval Process Documents
- Spring Approval Checklist
A two-step checklist for approving new or re-developed public drinking water springs.
- Surface Water Treatment Plant Approval Checklist
A checklist for approving new surface water treatment plants.
- Well Approval Checklist
A three-step checklist for approving new public drinking water wells.
- Well Sealing Witness: Authorized Individuals
A list of individuals authorized by DDW to witness the well sealing procedure of public drinking water wells.
- Initial New Source Chemical Analysis
A list of water quality analyses required for new public drinking water sources. (If a new public drinking water source is located within natural deposits of asbestos, the required initial new source analyses must include asbestos.
When a public drinking water project involves developing a new drinking water source, the Source Protection Program typically requires source protection information during the review and approval process.