Public Water Supply: Compliance Resources
- What’s New in TCEQ Rules?
- Public Drinking Water Regulations, 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 290, Subchapters D–H
- Water Districts –Information about creating, funding, or managing a Water District in Texas.
Obtaining Approval for a New or Existing Public Water System
- Managing Small Public Water Systems (RG-501) A five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation.
- Public Water System Chemical Sampling and Monitoring Frequency
- Technical Guidance for Public Water System Operators and Engineers
- Sign Template for Public Water Systems
Reporting to TCEQ & the Public
- Public Notification Language for Drinking Water Contaminants
- Public Notice to Boil Water (in English and Spanish)
- Public Water Supplier Response to Loss of Pressure Flowchart
- Consumer Confidence Reports
- Drought Contingency Plan
- Record Keeping – These records are required to be available at the time of inspection of public water systems.
Operator Licensing & Requirements
- How to Develop a Monitoring Plan for a Public Water System
- Customer Service Inspection Model – A tool to assist public water supplies with outsourcing customer service inspections.
- Water Tank Inspection Form – 30 TAC 290.46(m)(1) requires documentation of annual ground, elevated, and pressure storage tank maintenance inspections.
- Special Precautions Flowchart: Responding to a Loss of Pressure in Your Distribution System
- Compliance Checklists
- Sample Operations and Maintenance Manual
- Water District Database
Publications & Guidance Documents
- Rules and Guidance Documents for Public Water Systems
- You're a Public Water System…Now What? (RG-496) – A guide for rules and regulations that apply to public water systems, especially for those who may have recently learned they own a PWS.
- Managing Small Public Water Systems (RG-501) – A five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools to for planning and operation.
- Small Business & Local Government Assistance toll free hotline 1-800-447-2827
- www.Texas EnviroHelp.org – Resources specifically tailored to help small businesses and local governments comply with environmental regulations
- Financial Managerial & Technical (link) https://www.tceq.texas.gov/utilities/fmt
- TWICC – Texas Water Infrastructure Coordination Committee
- Texas Water Development Board
- Texas Water/Wastewater Response Network (TXWARN)
- Delinquent Fees
- Fees, Standards, and Reporting Requirements for Public Water Systems
- Fees for Public Water Systems 30 TAC 290.51
- Water Conservation Plans, Drought Contingency Plans, Guidelines and Requirements, 30 Texas Administrative Code 288
- TCEQ Drought Contingency Planning
- What to Do in a Water Crisis