Water system management is integral to enabling the system to achieve and maintain compliance with SDWA requirements. The documents below provide a summary of system owners’ key duties in protecting public health through overseeing system operation, working with local officials and strategic planning.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Water System Owner Roles and Responsibilities: A Best Practices Guide (PDF)(2 pp, 170 K,
This Guide is intended for owners and operators of all public water systems serving fewer than 10,000 persons.
Strategic Planning: A Handbook for Small Water Systems – STEP Guide Series (PDF)(30 pp, 2 MB,
One of the Simple Tools for Effective Performance (STEP) Guide Series.