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Petitioners Guidance Petitioners Guidance

EPA Document 440/6-87-003

Sole Source Aquifer Designation

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
Washington, D.C. 20460

February, 1987
Revised November, 1989
Revised September, 1995


Chapter 1.   Introduction
Chapter 2.   Overview of Petition Processing
Chapter 3.   Phase I - Petition Preparation
Chapter 4.   Phase II - Initial Petition Review / Determination of Completeness
Chapter 5.   Phase III - Detailed Review / Technical Verification
Chapter 6.   Phase IV - Designation Determination


A.    Sole Source Aquifer Definitions
B.    Sole Source Fact Sheet
C.    Sources of Technical Information
D.    EPA Regional Contacts
E.    Completeness Determination Checklist
F.    Statements of Meaning--Minimum Set of Data Elements for Wells
G.    Section 1424(e) Safe Drinking Water Act


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