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SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT RULES 

 

What is the New Jersey Safe Drinking Water Act?

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NJ Safe Drinking Water Act      

 

 

Changes that are occurring to the rule:

The Department is proposing to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act rules at N.J.A.C. 7:10, which incorporate by reference the Federal Revised Total Coliform Rule, to establish New Jersey-specific requirements for implementation of that rule, including a microbiological monitoring schedule, start-up procedures for seasonal water systems, Level 1 and Level 2 assessments, parties approved to perform Level 2 assessments, and the extension of the 24-hour limit for the collection of repeat samples on a case-by-case basis.  The Department is proposing to update the program contact information at N.J.A.C. 7:10-2.6 and corresponding references to that information throughout the rules.  The Department is also proposing to amend the Regulations Governing the Certification of Laboratories and Environmental Measurements, N.J.A.C. 7:18, with respect to the requirements governing the notice certified laboratories must provide to the water system, local health authority, and the Department regarding E. coli water sample results and nitrate/nitrite water sample results.

 

 Information for the Public:

Copy of the proposal can be accessed via the link below:

Proposal for new SDWA Rules

 

A public hearing for the proposal will be held on the following date and address below:

Monday April 10th, 2017 1:00 P.M. 
Department of Environmental Protection
401 East State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
1st floor, Public Hearing room

 

Written comments can be submitted by May 19, 2017 to the following address:

Ryan Knapick, Esq.
ATTN: DEP Docket No. 01-17-02
NJ Department of Environmental Protection Office of Legal Affairs Mail Code 401-04L; PO Box 402
401 East State Street, 7th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08625-0402

 

 

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