Small Water System Program

small water system

Butte County Environmental Health is designated as the Local Primacy Agency (LPA), under contract with the State Department of Public Health (CDPH) Drinking Water Program, to perform requirements specified in the State and Federal Regulations. The LPA oversees all public water systems less than 200 service connections within Butte County. The goal of Butte County’s Small Water System Program is to protect public health by ensuring that small public water systems deliver safe, adequate, and dependable (potable) drinking water.

The Small Water System Program is involved with permitting, inspection, and monitoring of 88 small public water systems. Other responsibilities include monitoring water quality parameters, providing water systems with technical assistance, issuing public notifications, and responding to complaints.

News

CDPH's information regarding new MCL for Chromium VI

Small Public Water System Information

What is a public water system? document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Electronic Annual Report (EAR) and Universal Pre-application for funding

Total Coliform Rule document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Water Quality Monitoring Requirements-Community Water Systems document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Water Quality Monitoring Requirements-Non-Transient Non-Community document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Water Quality Monitoring Requirements-Transient Non-Community document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Consumer Confidence Report Requirements document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Forms and Applications

Application For Domestic Water Supply Permit document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Application For Domestic Water Supply Permit Amendment document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Information to accompany an application for a Water Supply Permit document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Bacteriological Sample Site Plan (BSSP) document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Water Quality Emergency Notification Plan (ENP) document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

List of Known Certified Distribution System Operators for Butte County document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Certified Distribution Operator Roles document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Sample Emergency Response Plan MS-Word icon

Sample Operations Plans

Electronic Annual Report (EAR) and Universal Pre-application for funding

Links

Funding Opportunities

Upcoming Regulations

Drinking Water Laws and Regulations

California Well Standards

Public Notification Templates

Training Opportunities

Technical Assistance

Technical, Managerial and Financial Capacity Development

TMF Tune-up

Check Up Program For Small Water Systems (CUPSS)

Expense Reimbursement Grant (ERG) for operators

Mutual Aid For Water Systems