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Latest News
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund SFY 2018 Intended Use Plan now Final
The Drinking Water Section has finalized the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program (DWSRF) State Fiscal Year 2018 Intended Use Plan and Project Priority List. These documents, along with the Hearing Report for the Public Hearing held on October 25, 2017, are now available on the DWSRF webpage.

Friday,October 30, 2017
WEBINAR | LCR: Overview of EPA's OCCT Evaluation Templates-Nov 8, 2017from 1-2pm EST
EPA is hosting a webinar on the OCCT Evaluation Templates. The webinar will provide a detailed walk-through of the templates and how primacy agencies and water systems can use them as a tool for more effectively navigating the OCCT installation steps and associated. PWS must register at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1126721628012003843

Friday,October 27, 2017
Circular Letter -2017-13 -Funding for Fluoridation Equipment Available for Community Water Systems

EPA the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC), is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for community water systems to replace aging water fluoridation equipment or the installation of new equipment for the fluoridation of community water. Applications are due November 30, 2017 by 11:59 pm ET. Applicants are required to create a MY NACCHO account to access and submit an application at http://bit.ly/2yclv7q


Friday,October 20, 2017
Circular Letter -2017-12 -The Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR4) training webinar for the Safe Drinking Water Accession and Review System (SDWARS)

EPA will host a webinar on November 6, 2017 to provide step-by-step instructions on how to use SDWARS, the electronic reporting system for UCMR 4. The Department of Public Health (DPH) Drinking Water Section (DWS) encourages all public water systems (PWS) that are required to monitor under the coming UCMR4 to attend and listen in to this important webinar. PWS must register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7373883911473632259 Opens in a new window Opens in a new window Opens in a new window Opens in a new window Opens in a new window Opens in a new window Opens in a new window Opens in a new window Opens in a new window


Friday, September 22, 2017

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Public Hearing Announced

The Drinking Water Section will hold a Public Hearing/ Open Forum on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to hear testimony regarding the Draft Intended Use Plan (IUP) for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Program during State Fiscal Year 2018. To view the IUP documents and the public hearing announcement please click on Call for Projects, Review and Ranking of Projects and scroll down to the section titledDraft SFY 2018 IUP Public Hearing/Open Forum.


Friday, September 1, 2017

Circular letter 2017-07 - PWS Emergency Preparedness Reminder as Hurricane Season Approaches

As the hurricane season rapidly approaches within our region and in currently witnessing the devastation across eastern Texas due to Hurricane Harvey, this is a good reminder to review your emergency plan and update phone numbers. The Connecticut Department of Public Health would like to encourage you to adhere to the alerts provided by the National Weather Service,http://www.nws.noaa.gov, and refer you to helpful documents and other resources available on the DWS Security & Emergency website http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3139&q=387336 to assist you in preparation and response to a potential severe weather event.