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Must public water systems include Information Collection Rule (ICR) data in the Consumer Confidence Report?
My annual water quality report has a notice for people with weakened immune systems. Is this notice specific to my area?
Is there a requirement to include Initial Distribution System Evaluation (IDSE) monitoring results for TTHMs and HAA5s in the CCR?
My consumer confidence report (CCR) includes violations of several inorganic contaminants which did not appear on the last report. Does my water utility increase monitoring for these contaminants or do they adhere to the same schedule as before?
Suppliers of water for community public water systems are required to collect and analyze one sample per plant at the entry point to the distribution system for the determination of sodium concentration levels (40 CFR 141.41). Are community waters systems
Public water systems (PWSs) are required to report the highest contaminant level used to determine compliance with a National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) and also the range of the detected levels in their annual Consumer Confidence Report (C
Should the results from the Initial Distribution System Evaluation (IDSE) standard monitoring required under the Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule be included in the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)?
The Consumer Confidence Report Rule requires annual water quality reports to contain additional health information addressing special populations who may be immuno-compromised. Must this additional information also be included in public notifications requ
The 2007 Lead and Copper revisions require all community water systems to include lead information in their Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs) (72 FR 57782; October 10, 2007). Must a water system use the lead statement in 40 CFR 141.154(d)(1) in their CCR
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
The operator of a public water system (PWS) is preparing his annual consumer confidence report (CCR). The testing laboratory detected arsenic during the past year at a level less than the maximum contaminant level (MCL), but above the minimum detection li
Under the Public Notification Rule, the Consumer Confidence Report may be used for Tier 3 violations (40 CFR 141.204(d)). A public water system used their 2002 annual water quality report to provide public notification of a Tier 3 violation. Do they need
We purchase all of our water; do we have to produce a CCR?
We detected some unregulated contaminants that we want to include in the CCR but we cannot find the health effects language in Appendix A of 40 CFR Subpart O. Are we required to list health effects language for unregulated detected contaminants?
What is EPA?s guidance on how we certify to the primacy agency that we have distributed CCRS to our customers and that the information is correct and accurately reflects compliance monitoring data previously submitted to that agency?
When is a new community water system (CWS) required to deliver its first Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)?
When preparing their Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs), should water systems list the currently enforceable maximum contaminant level for a contaminant or the new MCL?
What issues did EPA consider before deciding to require that all water systems include educational lead information in their CCRs?
What regulatory agency receives a copy of the CCR certification letter?
Where do we send the CCR certification letter?