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Water Conservation Plan Guidelines

The 1996 Safe Drinking Water Amendments required EPA to public guidelines to help utilities develop water conservation plans.  States may require water systems to prepare a plan consistent with the guidelines as a condition for receiving assistance from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.  The 1998 Water Conservation Plan Guidelines may be viewed and/or downloaded here.  

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