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Lee County - Southwest FloridaEnvironmental Engineering Safe Drinking Water Act

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A public drinking water system is a water system that provides piped water for human consumption to 25 or more people for more than 60 days per year, or has 15 or more service connections. There are four types of public water systems included in this definition: Community Water Systems, Consecutive Water Systems, Non-Transient Non-Community Water Systems, and Transient Non-Community Water Systems.

Environmental Engineering has been delegated by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (http://www.dep.state.fl.us) to perform regulation and compliance monitoring and permitting for the Safe Drinking Water Act public drinking water program in Lee County.

Responsibilities include chemical and bacteriological monitoring, facilities inspections and sanitary surveys, water plant and distribution system construction permitting, enforcement, and collection and analysis of drinking water samples in accordance with Florida Administrative Code Chapters 62-550, 62-555 and 62-560.

Guidelines for the issuance of precautionary boil water notices
http://www.myfloridaeh.com/water/manual/boilnew.htm

EPA Public Drinking Water Program
http://www.epa.gov/safewater/pws/index.html

SDWA Drinking Water Rules
http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/rules.htm

SDWA Drinking Water Forms
http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/drinkingwater/forms.htm

Drinking Water Operator Certification Program
http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/wff/ocp/index.htm

Safe Drinking Water Act
Regulates 75 public water systems

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