Tag: Rural Water Association of Utah (RWAU)

  • Online Exam: Drinking Water Operator Certification

    We have partnered with the Rural Water Association of Utah to offer convenient online exams to those who would like to become Certified Water Operators in Utah but cannot make it to our conference exams. Flexible Schedule RWAU proctors can meet you in your county, making it easier to schedule a time that works for…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Managing or Operating an Existing Public Drinking Water System

    Bacteriologic and Chemical SamplesA 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 OperatorCertain water systems must have a certified operator. Conservation Plans—Utah Division of Water ResourcesSystems serving 500 or more connections must have…

  • 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…

  • Drinking Water Giant Ken Bousfield Leaves Big Shoes to Fill

    By Christine Osborne 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 statement:…

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