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Drinking Water Requirements for States and Public Water Systems

Presentations from 2002 Arsenic Rule Training Sessions

Topics include:

  • Rule requirements
  • State primacy requirements
  • Small systems implementation
  • Reporting requirements
  • Treatment technologies
  • Issues
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  • Rule Requirements and Background on Rule-making (PDF)(46 pp, 2 MB)
    This presentation provides background information on arsenic and addresses the basic provisions of the Arsenic Rule
  • State Primacy Requirements (PDF)(18 pp, 129 K)
    This presentation will review the general and special primacy revision requirements of the Arsenic Rule. The 1996 Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) updated the process for States to obtain and/or retain primacy. On April 28, 1998, EPA promulgated the Primacy Rule (63 FR 23361) to reflect these statutory changes
  • Small Systems Implementation Strategy (PDF)(71 pp, 788 K)
    This presentation will describe some of the tools available to States and systems to assist in implementation of the Arsenic Rule
  • Requirements for Reporting, Compliance, and SDWIS (PDF)(72 pp, 2 MB)
    This presentation will review the compliance and reporting requirements of the Final Arsenic Rule and will examine certain enforcement issues
  • Arsenic Treatment Approaches (PDF)(152 pp, 3 MB)
    The purpose of this training session is acquaint Primacy Agency decision makers, technical assistance providers, and other public health officials with the requirements of the final Arsenic Rule
  • Waste Disposal Issues (PDF)(56 pp, 495 K)
    This presentation is designed to provide an overview of applicable portions of federal regulations that affect water treatment plant (WTP) residuals and provide guidelines for determining appropriate management and disposal options