Division of Drinking Water
Fluoridating Drinking Water in Davis and Salt Lake Counties
Salt Lake and Davis counties have ordinances mandating the fluoridation of their drinking water supplies.
A new tool designed to assist individuals and companies involved in activities regulated by DEQ and its Divisions to identify the permits, licenses, registrations, and certifications required for those activities.
Proposed R309-515 Source Development Rule Amendment
On August 28, 2013, the Drinking Water Board authorized the Division staff to initiate the rule-making process for revising R309-515. R309-515 governs the design and construction requirements related to developing public drinking water sources Get the details...
Proposed R309-511 Hydraulic Modeling Rule Amendment
On August 28, 2013, the Drinking Water Board authorized the Division staff to initiate the rule-making process for revising R309-511 (Hydraulic Modeling Rule). Get the details...
Easy Records Search
Division of Drinking Water records are now available through the DEQ Web site. Click on "Easy Records Search" to get started. Only documents specifically classified as public are available through this link. If you have questions, or can’t locate what you're interested in, please call Kate Johnson, the Division Records Manager, at 801-536-4206 for help. (Posted: 08/01/13)
Receive CEUs for Watching Training Screencasts
You can receive CEUs for watching Training Screencasts and passing a short quiz. The Rural Water Association of Utah has made this possible. Learn more ...
2013 OpenLine Newsletter
2013 Sanitary Survey Assignments
By Health Department (as of December 2, 2013)
- Bear River HD
- Central Utah Public HD
- Davis County HD
- Salt Lake Valley HD
- Southeastern Utah District HD
- Summit County HD
- Southwest Utah Public HD
- Tooele County HD
- Tri-County HD
- Utah County HD
- Wasatch County HD
- Weber-Morgan HD
By System Number
2013 DWSRF Intended Use Plan
Standard Reports Now Available Online
The following reports are now available online for each water system:
- Annual Bacti Summary
- Certified Operator Report
- Improvement Priority System (IPS) Report
- Monitoring Schedule
- Water System Inventory Report
Before you can access these reports, you will need to login using your eMail address. Learn how to create an account.
Drinking Water Information Online
Information about drinking water facilities and source protection zones is available through the DEQ Interactive Map. The Interactive Map is great for water systems as they update their inventory of contamination sources. Besides the drinking water information the Interactive Map also includes underground storage tanks, CERCLA sites, and many other sites regulated by Utah DEQ. When you arrive at the Interactive Map Web site, you request access to the drinking water information by clicking on the green link in the left panel or on User Login in the upper right corner. Please contact Mark Jensen (801-536-4199) or Kate Johnson (801-536-4206) if you have questions about the DEQ Interactive Map.
Potential Construction Projects in Utah
One of EPA's stated purposes for the federally funded State Revolving Fund (SRF) is to help water systems comply with the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The list of potential construction projects (updated 12/06/2013) is the Division's attempt to identify water systems that need construction projects to comply with the SDWA. This list is generated from two different sources of information in the Division's database:
- Those water systems that have significant physical deficiencies found during sanitary surveys.
- Those water systems that have a maximum contaminant level (MCL) violation.
By combining these two sources of information, this list attempts to show those drinking water systems that could benefit from a future project. As such, these systems could qualify to receive State or federal SRF funding. The Division's hope in providing the list is to encourage drinking water systems appearing on the list to contact their engineering consultants to build a project, and for consultants to work with their clients to build a project. The intent of such projects is compliance with the SDWA.
To know the details that caused a system to appear on the list, the online reports link provides an Improvement Priority System (IPS) report for the identified systems. The IPS report lists:
- all of the physical deficiencies (both significant and insignificant);
- all monitoring and quality violations; and,
- reporting and procedural violations such as compliance with operator certification requirements and backflow protection requirements.
It is envisioned that the IPS report will be the starting point for a more detailed investigation of all issues that could be resolved with a construction project.
After a more detailed evaluation, water systems and their consultants are encouraged to submit a funding application accessible from the Division's Construction Assistance Web page.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
CEU data is now available from our Web site (updated weekly):
Links to Other Drinking Water Organizations
- Other Utah State Water Agencies
- Related External Links
- Utah's Local Health Departments and DEQ District Engineers
- Utah Water Quality Alliance