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Staff Guidance for Public Water System Operators

Staff guidance for professionals about how TCEQ interprets particular policies.

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Water Hauler Guidance
Learn about disinfection requirements, testing needs, and other requirements that apply to the hauling of drinking water .

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Guidance on water treatment methods.

Guidance on pass-through capacity requirements for service pumps, and capacity of potable water transfer lines.

Clarification of the definition of a public water system, regulations on seasonal systems, food concessions, and purchased water systems.

Exceptions to Rules and Regulations for Public Water Systems
Find out about our exceptions review process for public water systems.

Exception Criteria for Pressure Maintenance Facilities: Industrial Applications
This document provides guidance on exception requests to the minimum capacity requirements for pressure maintenance facilities. It is applicable to systems classified as non-transient, non-community systems which provide groundwater, surface water, or groundwater under the influence of surface water.

Monitoring and Reports
Guidance on monitoring requirements and associated required reports.

Staff Guidance on Drinking Water Quality
Policy on public notices, waterborne disease outbreaks, and other water quality related emergencies.

Storage and Pressure Tanks
Guidance on rule interpretation.

Guidance on well construction and operation.

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