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The operator of a public water system (PWS) is completing his Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) that is due by July 1, 2002. The system detected 0.008 mg/L of arsenic in the distribution system water during the previous year. Is the system required to use

Beginning in the CCR due by July 1, 2002, a system that detects arsenic above 0.005 mg/L and up to and including 0.010 mg/L must include a short informational statement about arsenic in its report. The system may use the suggested language listed in 40 CFR 141.154(b)(1), or it may write its own educational statement, but only in consultation with its primacy agency (40 CFR 141.154(b)).
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