Publications and Guidance about Purchased-Water Distribution System
Guidance for all aspects of your water distribution system, from design and construction to day-to-day operation.
Public Water System Monitoring Plans How to comply with requirements for monitoring plans for public water systems in Texas. Links to sample plan for a simple system.
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A Public Water System Guide to Customer Service Inspections Provides answers to commonly asked questions about the customer service inspection process of public water systems.
Backflow Protection on Water-Based Fire Protection Systems Guidance for water purveyors, waterworks operators, fire line personnel, professional consultants, and licensed testers.
Coliform Sampling for Public Water Systems Tells the operators of public water systems about requirements for monitoring coliform organisms, which indicate conditions that could cause illness.
Disinfectant Residual Reporting for Public Water Systems Shows public water systems that use only purchased water or groundwater how to comply with the disinfectant-level monitoring and reporting requirements of 30 TAC Section 290.110. Includes example calculations, worksheets, sample report, blank report form.
Using Bleach for Disinfecting Drinking Water and Water Wells Guidance for determining which bleaches may be used for disinfecting water that is to be used for drinking, preparing foods, or other forms of consumption.