- Sampling Requirements for Drinking Water Vending Machines that are Consecutive Public Water Systems
This factsheet clarifies sampling requirements for water vending machines that are classified as consecutive systems using surface water, groundwater under the direct influence of surface water, and ground water, including water that is bulk delivered from an approved source.
- Steps for the Approval of Water Vending Machines
Description of the process for approving installation of a water vending machine. In Massachusetts, the approval of a WVM is a multi-step process involving several agencies including the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and the Department of Public Health (DPH).
- Flow Chart: Water Vending Machine Program: Steps for Approval of Water Vending Machine (WVM)
MassDEP, the Department of Public Health, and the State Plumbing Board all have a role in approving water vending machines. This fact sheet describes the process. Revised May 2011.
- Flow Chart: MassDEP Water Vending Machine Approval Process
MassDEP's process for approving the installation of a water-vending machine.
- How to Determine the Grade of a Certified Drinking Water Operator for a Water Vending Machine Unit
Safe operation and maintenance of water vending machines requires drinking water operators to hold certain certifications, which are explained here.
- New Technologies Approvals for Vending Machines (BRP WS31)
List of MassDEP-approved technologies for vending machines that dispense ice and water. January 2012.
- Drinking Water Policy 87-17: Water Vending Machines
Clarifying the status of water vending machines as public water supplies if they meet the basic criteria detailed in the Massachusetts Drinking Water Regulations, 310 CMR 22.00.
- Drinking Water Policy 87-17a: Water Vending Machine Addendum & Attachment
The process for approving the installation of a water-vending machine.