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Drinking Water Requirements for States and Public Water Systems

DBPRs: What Does it Mean to You?

EPA provides guidance documents to help states and public water systems (PWSs) implement the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rules. The materials below can assist in complying with requirements of these Rules including updates to reflect the Stage 2 DBP Rule.

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  • DBPR Plain English Guide (PDF)(44 pp, 4 MB, July 2020, 815-R-20-005)
    EPA provides guidance documents to help states and public water systems (PWSs) implement the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rules. The materials below can assist in complying with requirements of these Rules including updates to reflect the Stage 2 DBP Rule.