Publications and Guidance about Surface Water Treatment Plants
How to comply with requirements for monitoring plans for public water systems in Texas. Link to sample plan and instructions.
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Provides answers to commonly asked questions about the customer service inspection process of public water systems.
Guidance for water purveyors, waterworks operators, fire line personnel, professional consultants, and licensed testers.
Tells the operators of public water systems about requirements for monitoring coliform organisms, which indicate conditions that could cause illness.
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.
Guide to filling out reporting forms for public water systems, including the SWMOR, SWMOR2, and SWMOR-Alt.
Tells surface water treatment plant operators how to comply with rules on removing total organic carbon (TOC) & to lessen the concentration of disinfection by-product precursors (DBP-Ps) that are available to form more harmful disinfection by-products.
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.