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Operating a Groundwater Treatment Plant

Find information for operating a groundwater treatment plant including well casing, well siting, sanitary control easements, and monitoring and reporting requirements for public water systems that operate wells.

Monitoring and Reporting for Groundwater Systems
Monitoring and reporting that you must complete to confirm that your system is providing safe drinking water.

Publications and Guidance about Groundwater Treatment Plants
Guidance for all aspects of your groundwater treatment plant, design and construction to day-to-day operation.

External Guidance Documents for Public Water System Operators
External guidance for professionals about how TCEQ interprets particular policies.

CT Study Information
A Concentration-Time (CT) study is a formal determination of the disinfectant concentrations and the effective contact time provided by a given treatment plant.

Groundwater Rule
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has adopted the Groundwater Rule (GWR) to improve your drinking water quality and provide additional protection from disease-causing microorganisms.

How to Find a Licensed Water Operator
How to use our database to find out whether an operator's certification is up to date, including current continuing education credits.

How to Find a Water Operations Company
How to use our database to find out whether a water operations company has a current registration.

Public Water System Monitoring Plans
How to comply with requirements for monitoring plans including laboratory approval.