EPA Drinking Water Stage 2 Rule Package
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has adopted rule changes to Chapter 290, Public Drinking Water, to implement the federal Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rule (DBP2), Long Term Stage 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2), and Ground Water Rule (GWR). EPA adopted the GWR on October 11, 2006. The rule changes will affect language throughout Title 30 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 290, Subchapters D, Rules, and Subchapter F, Standards. As a group, these rule changes are called the EPA Drinking Water Stage 2 Rule Package.
- Executive Summary in PDF (Help with PDF)
- Chapter 290 Adoption in PDF (Help with PDF)
- Information from Past Meetings
- Staff Contact
The rule package was adopted at the Commissioners' Agenda Meeting on December 19, 2007.
A series of stakeholder meetings were held in Austin. The first meeting was held on September 26, 2006, and covered both the LT2 and DBP2 rules. The second meeting was held October 24, 2006, with a focus on LT2. The third meeting was held November 14, 2006, with a focus on the GWR. The January 9th, 2007, meeting was held in conjunction with the quarterly DWAWG meeting, with a focus on operator licensing language, homeland security provisions and routine DWAWG items.
September 26, 2006 Stakeholder Meeting
October 24, 2006 Stakeholder Meeting
November 14, 2006 Stakeholder Meeting
- Agenda in PDF or MS Word
- List of Attendees (in PDF)
- Presentation (in PDF)
- Handout for the Stakeholder meeting (in PDF)
- Minutes in PDF
January 9th, 2007 Stakeholder Meeting (Held at the quarterly DWAWG Meeting)
For more information, please contact Ms. Marlo Wanielista Berg or Ms. Alicia Diehl at 512/239-4691. You may also e-mail your question or comment to firstname.lastname@example.org