Arsenic Information

Asbestos Information

  • Asbestos Cement Pipe Guidance Document  pdf format of Asbestos Cement Pipe Guidance Document
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    Explains how to safely remove and dispose of asbestos cement pipes in compliance with MassDEP asbestos regulations. Amended in May 2015.
  • Water Supply Asbestos Monitoring Requirements  pdf format of Water Supply Asbestos Monitoring Requirements
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    All community and non-community non-transient public water systems are required to monitor for asbestos in distribution lines every nine years, during the first 3-year monitoring period of each nine-year cycle, unless a waiver is granted. Updated January 2015.

  • Asbestos in Distribution System Exemption Form  pdf format of Asbestos in Distribution System Exemption Form
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    May be submitted by water suppliers who are able to certify that their distribution systems do not contain any asbestos-cement pipe and/or asbestos-cement vinyl lined pipe.

  • Asbestos & Construction/Demolition Notifications
    Asbestos information, including forms and instructions for notifying MassDEP and the Division of Occupational Safety (DOS) about asbestos abatement, construction and demolition projects.

Bacteria Information

Cyanobacteria Information

Chloramines Information

Cryptosporidium & Giardia

Fluoride Information

Lead & Copper in Schools

Lead & Copper Rule

  • Lead and Copper Rule: Lead Service Line Replacement Requirements

    Requirements and parameters of a Lead Service Line Replacement Program. Revised August 2011.

  • Lead and Copper Education Template Language  pdf format of Lead and Copper Education Template Language
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    Water suppliers are required to provide their customers with lead and copper information using this language, as set forth in the US EPA's Lead and Copper Rule and Massachusetts Drinking Water Regulations (310 CMR 22.06B). February 2014.

  • Changes to Lead & Copper Rule Public Water Supply Regulations  doc format of Changes to Lead & Copper Rule Regulations

    Rule changes promulgated by US EPA in 2007 were incorporated into the Massachusetts Drinking Water Regulations on December 25, 2009. The revisions include corrosion control, consumer confidence reporting requirements, lead and copper action levels, and other points. See the "revised requirements" below. January 2010.

  • Lead and Copper Rule (Revised Requirements)

    The September 2007 revisions to the LCR are intended to enhance implementation in the areas of monitoring, treatment, customer awareness, and lead service line replacement; and to improve compliance with public education requirements. 

Lead Reduction Act

  • Lead Reduction Act Update  pdf format of Lead Reduction Act Update
doc format of                             Lead Reduction Act Update

    Steps for public water systems to take to comply with the requirements of the Lead Reduction Act, which takes effect on January 4, 2014.

  • Lead Reduction Act Capacity Survey  doc format of Lead Reduction Act Capacity Survey
pdf format of                             Lead Reduction Act Capacity Survey

    Survey to determine the capacity of Community Public Water Systems to comply with the Lead Reduction Act. Responses were due to MassDEP by December 31, 2013.

Manganese Information

Mercury

Perchlorate Information

Perchloroethylene (PCE) and Vinyl Lined Asbestos Cement (VLAC) Pipe Information

Radionuclides Information

Radon Information

Secondary Contaminants

Sodium Information

Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Program

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