COMPLIANCE RESOURCES


DEQ

PWS Monitoring Schedule

Active PWS Monitoring System schedule login. System PWSID or System Name needed.

Public Notification Tools & Rules

Public notification tools. If you are a public water supplier, it is required by law to prepare and distribute public notification to consumers. PNI writer, EPA's PN quick reference, revised public notification handbook, public notice templates (Word versions), certification form. 

Public Water Supply - Laws & Rules

Individual rules, fact sheets, and FAQ: chlorination, disinfection byproducts groundwater, GWUDISW, lead and copper, nitrate, total coliform. 

EPA

General Sampling & Monitoring Info

General sampling information including info and links related to requirements, certified labs, regulated analysis, accuracy of sample results, sampling plans, sampling equipment and techniques, reporting. 

Public Notice Templates

Public notification templates for community and non-transient non-community water systems: Tier 1, 2, and 3 templates.

EPA's "Drinking Water Rules: Quick Reference Guide"

Arsenic rule, consumer confidence report, filter backwash, groundwater, interim enhanced surface water, surface water & treatment, lead and copper, LT1, LT2, Stage 2, standardized monitoring, variances and exceptions, radionuclides, small systems record keeping.

Technical, Financial & Managerial

EPA's "Technical, Managerial and Financial (TMF) Capacity Resources for Small Drinking Water Systems"

Resources to assist public water systems build technical, managerial and financial capacity: asset management, communications, distribution, energy efficiency and management, financing and water rates, funding for small systems, safe drinking water act regulations, management, operation and maintenance, training, tribal drinking water systems, water efficiency and conservation, and water security.

Checklist for an O & M Manual (PDF)

Suggested checklist for PWS operation and maintenence manual and examples daily, weekly, monthly, and annually O & M tasks.

Emergency Response Plan Template (PDF)

Planning template for emergency response situations: system info, chain of command, emergency causes, emergency notification, effective communication, response actions, alternative water sources, returning to normal operation, plan approval.

Water, Wastewater and Solid Waste Funding

General funding information for water, wastewater, and solid waste in Montana. Technical assistance providers, workshops, publications, application forms, technical assistance resources, financial assistance resources, financial assistance, etc.


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