Tag: Rural Water Association of Utah

Plan Review Program Related Links

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Standards Voluntary standards for materials, equipment, and practices used in water treatment and supply. Drinking Water Design and Construction Rules Utah drinking water rules R309-500 through R309-550. Engineering License Information: Utah Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. NSF/ANSI 60 Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals Listing Search Provided by NSF, the …

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Consumer Confidence Reports: Division of Drinking Water

All CCRs Due July 1 Every Year The Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) rule is part of the 1996 Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act. The rule requires every community water system to prepare and distribute an annual water quality report (CCR) to their customers to provide consumers with information on the quality of their …

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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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DEQ, Schools Partner to Keep Kids Safe from Lead in Drinking Water

By Marie E. Owens   We have all heard about the lead contamination in Flint, Michigan’s drinking water. Some of you may have wondered if anything like this could happen here in Utah. While the natural water chemistry in Michigan is different than we have here, the major cause of that city’s problem was a …

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Water, Water, Everywhere: Is Your Drinking Water Safe after a Flood?

Over the past month, snowpack runoff, wet weather, and warm conditions have led to major flooding in northern Utah. When the Bear River crested in mid-February 2017, Garland City, Tremonton, Bothwell, Thatcher, East Garland Park, Riverside, Fielding, Plymouth, Corinne, Deweyville, Portage, and areas below the Cutler dam were hit with area-wide flooding. Roads and railroad …

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Drinking Water Giant Ken Bousfield Leaves Big Shoes to Fill

By DEQ Communications Office Ken Bousfield is retiring at the end of this month after more than 40 years of service with the Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Drinking Water (DDW) and its predecessor agencies. His career and service to the state, including his 10-year tenure as the division director, epitomize DDW’s mission …

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