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States" compliance lacking in meeting safe drinking water regulations

United States. General Accounting Office

States" compliance lacking in meeting safe drinking water regulations

report to the Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drinking water -- Standards -- United States.,
  • Water quality -- United States -- States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17547392M


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National Summary of Public Water Systems Compliance in INTRODUCTION The National Public Water Systems Compliance Report for describes how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its state partners are meeting the goal of ensuring that Americans receive safe drinking water from public water systems.

Executive Summary INTRODUCTION This second annual national Public Water Systems Compliance Report describes how well States and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are meeting the goal of ensuring the public receives safe drinking water from public water systems and the steps we are taking to improve the data that allow us to measure our success.

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EUROPEAN UNION (DRINKING WATER) REGULATIONS Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in. “Iris Oifigiúil” of 7 th March, WHEREAS, I, PHIL HOGAN, Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, having regard to section 3 (3) of the European Communities Act (as inserted by section 2 of.

The Federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was enacted in in order to assure that the public is provided with safe drinking water. Pursuant to the Safe Drinking Water Act and Amendments to the Act, national limits or standards were established on contaminant levels in drinking water to ensure that drinking water is safe for human consumption.

This Annual Compliance Report has been developed to meet the requirement of section of the Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The time period covered in this report is January 1, through Decem The Drinking Water Program: An Overview. Pallone and other Democrats blame the amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act, saying they took the EPA’s foot off the gas and posed new hurdles to setting regulations.

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This parasite is found in every region of the U.S. and throughout the world. In File Size: 1MB. Under the Safe Drinking Water Act ofand subsequent and Amendments, USEPA sets national limits on contaminant levels in drinking water to ensure drinking water is safe for human consumption.

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The federal Safe Drinking Water Act in Section (c)(3)(A) requires States to prepare an annual report on violations of the national primary drinking water regulations by public water systems.

of the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act. The state generally follows other federal rules for drinking water, but has some additional requirements for inspections, monitoring, operator certification, water hauling equipment and licenses, laboratory certification, and bottled water.

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