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Water Quality Surveillance and Response

Fact Sheet about Water Quality Surveillance and Response System

A Surveillance and Response System (SRS) provides a  framework for enhancing distribution system monitoring capabilities to detect water quality issues and respond before they become problems. SRSs consist of one or more of these components:
  • Online water quality monitoring
  • Physical security monitoring
  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure
  • Customer Compliant Surveillance
  • Public health surveillance
  • Sampling and analysis, and
  • Water Contamination Response (Consequent Management).

The SRS fact sheet provides a brief introduction to SRS practices for improving distribution system surveillance and response.

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