What's New

New items in the Water Supply Program web pages​

 

Lead and drinking water

Image of pipesDuring the 2017 legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly passed House Bill 270: Lead in Drinking Water – Public and Nonpublic Schools, mandating all occupied public and nonpublic schools to periodically test for the presence of lead in all drinking water outlets. The proposed action on the regulations was published in the Maryland Register on February 2, 2018, and the regulations will become effective on April 9, 2018. The Water Supply Program is hosting five trainings to assist schools in implementing the lead testing requirements:

  • March 23 - 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore MD
  • April 12 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm College of Southern Maryland, LaPlata, MD
  • April 17 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Easton Volunteer Fire Company, Easton, MD
  • April 25 - 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Center for Education Services, Hagerstown, MD
  • April 30 - 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore, MD
  • May 11 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore, MD

 

Board of Well Drillers

Image of WellThe Board of Well Drillers is now part of the Water Supply Program.

The Board of Well Driller licensing examinations are now available in Spanish. Please indicate you would like the Spanish version when you submit your payment and application to take the exam. Notice must be provided to the Board at least two weeks prior to the examination date. Please call the Board staff (410)-537-4466 if you would like more information.

 

Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators

Image of Waterworks OperatorThe Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators is now part of the Water Supply Program. Effective October 1, 2014, the Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators have revised their regulations.

The Board is now offering online examinations. Please indicate that you would like to take the online version when you submit your payment and application to take the exam. Online exams can be held at certain H&R Block locations, at your leisure, or can be taken at MDE on June 21, August 16, October 18, and December 13, 2016. No more than 20 applicants will be accepted for exams at MDE locations.

 

Climate Change Adaptation for Maryland Water Utilities

Image of LakeClimate Change Adaptation for Maryland Water Utilities is a brochure that explains how your water system can better prepare for impacts from climate change.


 


Notice of Recent Applications Received for Water Appropriation Permits

Image of Bypass Operation at Deep Creek LakeThe listing of notices below reflect new applications for withdrawals in excess of 10,000 gallons per day.

 


Dewatering for the Charles Station Compressor Station—CH2017G006/01

Image of Areal View of SiteReference documents regarding Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP's request to appropriate water to enable the construction of the Charles Station compressor station are available on this page.  The project is located on Barrys Hill Road one-half mile east of the junction of Barrys Hill Road and Marshall Road.

 

 

Hoyes Run Wells for McHenry Water System—GA2015G001


 

 


For More Information

For more information contact the Water Supply Program at 410-537-3589 or water.supply@maryland.gov.

 

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