SWIG Documents and Additional Resources

This page contains documents and links related to the School Water Improvement Grant (SWIG) Program.

Program and Guidance Documents and Links

The following documents are provided by the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust (the Trust), Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), and Operational Services Division (OSD) to provide additional detail about the SWIG program, its requirements, and technical guidance related to point-of-use fixtures.  

Drinking Water Testing Resources: 

  1. Free Technical Assistance Program for Lead Testing in School Drinking Water

Application Resources

  1. Schools and Daycares Org Code List
  2. Lead Contamination and Control Act (LCCA) Program Management Tool
  3. LCCA Program Management Tool User Guide
  4. SWIG Application Session Video

SWIG Program Documents

  1. SWIG Program Description 
  2. SWIG Program Description - Spanish
  3. SWIG General Application Instructions  
  4. SWIG General Application Instructions -Spanish
  5. SWIG Fixture Specifications 
  6. SWIG Fixture Specifications - Spanish

SWIG Terms and Conditions

  1. Public School Grant Agreement Terms and Conditions
  2. Private Facility Grant Agreement Terms and Conditions

MassDEP Point-of-Use (POU) Fixture Guidance

  1. Installation of Point-of-Use Devices at Schools or Early Education and Care Facilities that Are Not Registered Public Water Systems
  2. Tips on Operation & Maintenance for Point-of-Use Devices

Statewide Contract Guidance and Information

  1. Who may use Statewide Contracts?
  2. FAC100 - Building Maintenance Repair and Operations Statewide Contract
  3. TRD01 - Boilers; Drains; Electrical; Fencing; General Contracting; Generator/Turbine; Glass/Window/Doors; HVAC/Sheet Metal; Painting; Plumbing, Repair Services Statewide Contract

Post-Installation Guidance and Resources

  1. Sampling for Lead and Copper at Schools and Childcare Facilities
  2. MassDEP Online Searchable Laboratory Certification Listing
  3. Lead Contamination Control Act (LCCA) Program Management Tool
  4. Follow-Up Steps for Schools and EECF with Lead Detections Over 1 ppb*
  5. Lead Contamination Control Act (LCCA) Glossary of Terms
  6. Lead and Copper Drinking Water Results in Schools and Childcare Facilities

* The following page contains resources such as Template Letters and Follow Up Action Charts. These documents can be used to comply with post-installation consumer notification requirements.

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