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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Public Water System Inspection


PWS Inspection Staff

What is a Public Water System?   Definitions and examples of public water systems and types of public water systems.

New Well and New Source Approval   Steps for obtaining approval of a new public water system, or approval for a new well or new source for an existing public water system.

Treatment   Addition, removal, and changes to drinking water treatment, treatment system maintenance, water treatment chemicals, and treatment failures.

Water System Inspections

Technical Assistance   Information on technical assistance available to public water systems.

Seasonal Water Systems   Resources for seasonal water systems such as campgrounds, golf courses, sporting camps, and ski areas.

Updated 1/4/2023