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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Notice of Hearing

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is holding two public hearings regarding the alteration of the boundaries of public water supply management areas and the priorities for the initiation of the Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) planning process.  For more information see the Notice of Hearing or visit the WUCC webpage.


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Notification of Revisions to the Drinking Water State Revolving Fundís Project Priority Lists for State Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015

The Department of Public Health (DPH) has made minor revisions to the Drinking Water State Revolving Fundís (DWSRF) Project Priority Lists (PPLs) for State Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015. As required by federal law, the DPH is making these revisions available for a 30 day public review and comment period. The revisions are detailed in a Memorandum dated April 11, 2014 that was sent to all public water systems that submitted applications for funding and local officials. The Memorandum also provides instructions for submitting comments on these revisions to the DPH. Comments must be received by the DPH no later than 4:30pm on May12, 2014. To view the revised PPLs please visit the DWSRF webpage.


Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Updated Water Quality Monitoring Schedules

Bi-monthly water quality monitoring schedule update.


Monday, March 31, 2014

American Iron and Steel Requirement for DWSRF Projects

The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program now includes an ďAmerican Iron and Steel (AIS)Ē requirement. Loan recipients are required to use iron and steel products that are produced in the United States in their projects. The EPA has released guidance as to how to incorporate this new provision. For more information, please visit the DWSRF American Iron and Steel webpage.


Thursday, March 6, 2014

Free Water-Specific Emergency Response Training Opportunity for Public Water System Owners and Operators!

Connecticut Water Sector Free Incident Command System (ICS)/National Response Framework (NRF) Training, sponsored by EPA Water Security Division and brought to you in coordination with CtWARN and CT Department of Public Health. The free one-day course will be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Lake Whitney Water Treatment Plant Community Room, 900 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT. An application has been submitted to be able to provide water and wastewater operator Training Contact Hours (TCHs) for workshop participation. Click the workshop flyer for registration and prerequisite course information.    


Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Revised Public Water System Screening Form

The Department of Public Health Drinking Water Section (DWS) has developed a new Public Water System Screening Form. This new form replaces the existing Public Water System Information Form, the Screening Application for Water Companies and the Food Service Establishment Water System Registration Form. This form is used to determine if a proposed project or a change in operation at an existing facility will result in the creation of a new water company or public water system or change the status of an existing public water system.

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