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Drinking Water Requirements for States and Public Water Systems

Radionuclide Rule Compliance Help for Primacy Agencies

EPA has developed materials for states and primacy agencies. The materials below can assist in complying with requirements of the Radionuclide Rule.


A Regulator's Guide to the Management of Radioactive Residuals from Drinking Water Treatment Technologies

This document assists EPA Regions, states, and PWSs in deciding which treatment technologies systems may use based on:

  • Treatment efficiency
  • Disposal of residuals containing radionuclides
  • Worker safety concerns

EPA is providing this guidance manual primarily to states and technical assistance providers. They will then provide guidance to those PWSs affected by the Radionuclides Rule.


For more information, please see the Radionuclides Rule page.

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