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Water Quality Surveillance and Response

Resources for Designing Water Quality Surveillance and Response Systems

These resources support the design and implementation of an integrated Water Quality Surveillance and Response System (SRS).

  • Capabilities Assessment Tool - helps users identify existing resources that can be leveraged to improve a utility's water quality surveillance and response capabilities.
  • Information Management Requirements Development Tool - helps users define, consolidate, and prioritize requirements for an information management system that supports real-time distribution system monitoring through the components of an SRS.
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