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Guidance for Public Water System Operators

Guidance for professionals about how TCEQ interprets particular policies.

Water System Definitions
Clarification of the definition of a public water system.

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

Plan Review Guidance
Checklists on construction of public water system components.

Storage Tank Covers
Guidance on concrete/steel storage tank covers.

Monitoring and Reporting for Surface Water Systems
Monitoring and reporting that you must do to confirm that your surface water system is providing safe drinking water.

Operating a Groundwater Treatment Plant
Monitoring and reporting that you must do to operate wells, with guidance on well casing, well siting, and sanitary control easements.

Requirements for Wells
Guidance on well construction, operation, and monitoring.