MassDEP Drinking Water Program
What you need
This permit serves to protect the public's health and welfare by insuring that minimum drinking water requirements are met in the chemical addition retrofit of water systems. It consists of an approval for chemical addition retrofit of water systems, for systems that serve more than 3,300 people. For systems that serve less than or equal to 3,300 people, apply for WS 34. Legislative authority is stated in stated in MGL Chapter 111 s. 160A et al. Regulatory authority is stated in 310 CMR 22.04 of the Drinking Water Regulations.
Public water suppliers that serve more than 3,300 people or their representatives who want approval for the chemical addition retrofit of their water system must apply.
If the water supplier or their representatives apply for this permit it may also be necessary for them to apply for other MassDEP water treatment permits, e.g. WS 23 or WS 24.
Note: These additional requirements are intended to serve as a guide to the applicant. It does not necessarily include all additional requirements.
How to apply
See details below.
Guidance on how to prepare your application, including a completeness checklist.
You may fill out and save the Microsoft Word form on your computer. The PDF version has to be printed out and completed by hand.
A unique Transmittal Number is needed for each application you submit to MassDEP.
Submit your application fee payment and a copy of your Transmittal Form to:
Department of Environmental Protection
PO Box 4062
Boston, MA 02211
Submit your completed, signed application and your original Transmittal Form to the appropriate MassDEP Regional Office (see listing below).
AddressMassDEP Boston1 Winter Street, Boston, MA 02108
OnlineMassDEP Drinking Water Program Email MassDEP Drinking Water Program at email@example.com