What's New

What's New

New items in the Water Supply Program web pages​

 

Lead and drinking water

Image of pipesRules, Forms, and Information Concerning Lead and Copper in Drinking Water

The 1986 Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Amendments mandated the development of the National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for lead and copper. In response, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the Lead and Copper Rule, which became effective on July 7, 1991. These requirements are applicable to all community water systems (CWS) and non-transient, non-community water systems (NTNCWS)

 

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 Bethesda Shaft at the Purple Line—MO2016G004

Image of Areal View of SiteReference documents, links to reference documents maintained by others, and comments received concerning the dewatering associated with the Bethesda Shaft for the Purple Line (water appropriations permit application MO2016004/01) are available on this page.

 

 

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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