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Building the Capacity of Drinking Water Systems


State Agencies Supporting Water System Partnerships

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

State Policies and Programs Regarding Water System Partnerships


The DNR Capacity Development Program facilitates the establishment of “coalitions” of municipal and other PWS owners and operators throughout the state. The intent of the coalitions is to create forums where owners and operators can “discuss issues in an informal setting, network with other communities to share ideas and possibly equipment, [and] receive information on the new regulations from the EPA and review their implications.”


The Wisconsin Operator Certification Program maintains a list of contract operator service providers in the state. To find the list, go to the drinking water program website and search for Contract Operator.

Helpful Links to State Resources