Water System Assistance

Use the links below for more information.

Alternative Drinking Water Program: This new program supports private and Group B well users impacted by regional and specific contamination events and allows communities to address PFAS, Nitrate, Arsenic, Uranium, and other contaminates.

Capacity Development: "Capacity" is the system's technical, managerial, and financial capability to achieve and maintain compliance with all relevant local, state, and federal plans and regulations. 

Cross-connection control and backflow prevention: Includes background information, links to publications and forms, and more.

Customer Assistance Program: These are programs developed by utilities to assist customers with maintaining utility services when they experience financial hardships, or are low income, disabled or seniors.

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF): DWSRF is a federal/state partnership program designed to provide loans to public water systems for capital improvements aimed at increasing public health protection and provide a source of funds for other Safe Drinking Water Act activities. 

Group B Public Water System: Group B water systems serve fewer than 15 connections and fewer than 25 people per day. Page includes information on the Group B rule, private wells, Coliform and Nitrate sampling procedures, and more. 

Satellite Management Agencies (SMA): List of DOH approved agencies (pursuant to WAC 246-295) to provide ownership and/or management and operation services to water systems. 

Transient Non-Community (TNC) systems: TNC systems provide drinking water to a population that changes day to day. This includes among others, campgrounds, hotels, rest areas, and restaurants with their own water supplies. 

Training: Links to organizations that offer drinking water-related training and scholarships. 

Water System Data: includes Sentry Internet database.