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Tribal Compliance Assistance Center

Drinking Water Topics

This section provides information on how to operate and maintain public water systems to ensure reliable, safe, high-quality drinking water. Topics covered include how to comply with all drinking water regulations, the collection and testing of water samples, and the reporting of results each of which are key elements of EPA's Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Priority in Indian country. For the most up-to-date information, visit EPA's Ground Water and Drinking Water Web site.

Every tribal community needs clean drinking water.
Storage and water pressure are important facets of a successful water distribution system.
Wells can provide access to fresh water.
Tap water needs to be monitored closely to ensure environmental quality.
Fresh water resources must be protected.
Drinking Water Management
Compliance Assistance Resources
Regulatory Requirements
Financial Resources

For related information visit EPA’s National Indian Country Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Priority site and EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Program in Indian country site.

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