Division of Environmental and Community Health

Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention

A Division of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services

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Rules, Regulated Contaminants, and Policies

The Drinking Water Program is the primacy agency responsible for enforcing US EPA Federal Safe Drinking Water Act Regulations along with Maine drinking water laws and regulations.

Maine Water for Human Consumption Act (22MRS, Chapter 601)

New Maine Legislation Regarding Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances

National Primary Drinking Water Regulations (40CFR141-143) (PDF)

Maine Rules

Guidance for Specific Contaminants & Regulations


Additional Resources