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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Circular Letter 2020-12- COVID-19 for Water Utilities Webinar #2
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Deadline Extended for Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Call for Projects for State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2021 – now April 30, 2020
The Drinking Water Section is announcing the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Call for Projects for State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2021. Please refer to the “Call for Projects, Review and Ranking of Projects” page for more details.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Monday, March 9, 2020
Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act- $40 Million Reduction in Lead Exposure via Drinking Water Grant
“On February 19, 2020 the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $40 million in grant funding under the 2016 Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act to help reduce lead in drinking water in disadvantaged communities. For more information please read DWS Circular Letter #2020-08
Monday, March 2, 2020
New Fiscal and Asset Management Plan Requirement for Small Community Water Systems – due January 1, 2021
The DPH has developed a new web page dedicated to Capacity Development topics and resources for Small Water Systems. The new Webpage discusses the new Fiscal and Asset Management Plan requirement for small community PWS. A Fiscal & Asset Management Plan Template is now available, with Instructions, a Resource Guidance Document and a List of all small community PWS required to meet the new statute. The plan template covers all requirements of the statute including asset management, fiscal management and unaccounted for water loss. Two training sessions will be scheduled in late April (one in Eastern CT and one in Western CT) to provide additional fiscal and asset management training. More information on the trainings coming soon! Please refer to Circular Letter DWS 2020-06 or contact Mandy Smith at Mandy.Smith@ct.gov or 860-509-7796 for more information on this new template.
Monday, February 03, 2020
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund SFY 2020 Intended Use Plan now Final
The Drinking Water Section has finalized the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program (DWSRF) State Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Intended Use Plan and Project Priority List. These documents, along with the Hearing Report for the Public Hearing held on December 5, 2019, are now available on the DWSRF webpage.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Webinar 2019-02 | Water Service Incident Webinar
A webinar was hold on November 18, 2019 focused on water service incidents to ensure that the notification and response procedures from public water systems (PWS) are adequate to protect public health.
Monday, November 25, 2019
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Webinar
A webinar was held on November 13, 2019 to provide an overview of the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) and disclose details of its associated SFY 2020 DWSRF Intended Use Plan. To view this webinar please click here.
Friday, October 25, 2019
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Public Hearing Announced
The Drinking Water Section will hold a Public Hearing/ Open Forum on Thursday, December 5, 2019 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 2020. To view the IUP documents and the public hearing announcement, To view the IUP documents and public hearing announcement, and sign up for the November 13 webinar, please click on Call for Projects, Review and Ranking of Projects and scroll down to the sections titled “Intended Use Plan and Project Priority List” and “Draft SFY 2020 IUP Public Hearing/Open Forum.”
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Safe Drinking Water Primacy Assessment
Friday, September 27, 2019
Water utility Coordinating Committees (WUCCs)