Laws & Regulations

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Virginia Laws and Regulations

Virginia Public Water Supply Law (Title 32.1-167 through Title 32.1-176)
Virginia Administrative Code for Waterworks Regulations (12VAC5-590)
Virginia Administrative Code for Waterworks Operation Fees (12VAC5-600)

Reduction of Fluoridation Levels in Drinking Water

2011 Lead Reduction in Drinking Water Act

EPA’s Regulatory Updates Jan 2017

SDWA Rule Summaries

  • Arsenic and Clarification to Compliance and New Source Monitoring Rule
  • Consumer Confidence Reports Rule
  • Disinfectant & Disinfection Byproducts Rule (Stage 1 and Stage 2)
  • Ground Water Rule
  • Lead and Copper Rule
  • Public Notification Rule
  • Revised Total Coliform Rule
  • Surface Water Treatment Rule
  • Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule NEW

EPA Guidance Documents for Rule Compliance

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EPA LT2 Rule Compliance Guidance – relevant guidance documents:

  • Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule: Toolbox Guidance Manual
  • Complying with the Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule: Small Entity Compliance Guide
  • Ultraviolet Disinfection Guidance Manual Final
  •  Membrane Filtration Guidance Manual
  • Simultaneous Compliance Guidance Manual for Stage 2 Rules

EPA Stage 2 DBP Compliance Guidance – relevant guidance documents:

  • Operational Evaluation Guidance Manual
  • Simultaneous Compliance Guidance Manual for Stage 2 Rules
  • Consecutive Systems Guidance Manual for the Stage 2 DBPR
  • Complying with the Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule: Small Entity Compliance Guide