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Advertencia a los clientes de agua potable 331-259-6 05/01/2010
Advertencia de Salud Pública: Coliforme 331-179s 10/01/2008 Available in English
Agua de Pozos Privados: Información sobre las bacterias coliformes y el nitrato para usuarios de pozos privados 333-171s 05/01/2010 Available in English
Boil Water Door Hanger - English and Spanish None 10/01/2008 Note: Some publications recommend boiling the water for 3 to 5 minutes. We recommend customers bring their drinking water to a rolling boil for one minute.
Coliform Bacteria and Drinking Water 331-181 08/01/2011
Coliform Public Health Advisory Packet 331-260 03/01/2011
Coliform Public Health Advisory Packet: Instructions for use by water systems 331-260-1 03/01/2011
Color, taste and odor problems in drinking water 331-286 01/01/2011
Department of Health's role during a drought emergency 331-297 02/01/2011
Directrices del suministro de agua de emergencia para los servicios de alimentación 331-182s 04/01/2014 Available in English
Do not drink: Contaminated water 331-265 06/01/2004
Do not drink: Water contaminated with Nitrate 331-266 06/01/2004
Drinking Water After-Hours Emergency Hotline 331-133 11/01/2015
Drinking Water Security for Small Systems Serving 3,300 or Fewer Persons 817-R-05-001 09/01/2005 Recommended reference EPA. Part of the STEP Guide series.
Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water 816-F-06-027 08/01/2006 Recommended reference EPA.
Emergency Disinfection of Small Systems 331-242 03/01/2015
Emergency drinking water sources 331-317 05/01/2011
Emergency Funding for Water Systems 331-420 12/01/2012
Emergency Loan Guidelines - Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Program 331-545 07/01/2015
Emergency Response Planning Guide for Public Drinking Water Systems 331-211 01/01/2016
Emergency Water Supply Guidelines for Food Service Establishments 331-182 04/01/2014 This document is also available online in Spanish.
Features of an Active and Effective Protective Program 817-F-08-005 10/01/2008 Recommended reference EPA
Flood advice for drinking water systems 331-300 11/01/2010
Flood Resilience: A basic guide for water and wastewater utilities 817-B-14-006 09/01/2014
Follow-up to an Unsatisfactory Coliform Sample 331-187 07/01/2013
Harmful Algal Blooms: Water system guidance 331-531 03/01/2015
News Release Template - Announcing Nitrate Advisory 331-259-3 05/01/2010
News Release Template - Cancel Nitrate Advisory 331-259-4 05/01/2010
News Release Template: Boil Water Advisory 331-260-2 03/01/2011
News Release Template: Rescinding Boil Water Advisory 331-260-3 03/01/2011
Nitrate Door Hanger Public Notice 331-259-2 05/01/2010
Nitrate in Drinking Water 331-214 06/01/2010 Disponible en Español
Nitrate Public Health Advisory Packet 331-259 05/01/2010
Nitrate Public Health Advisory Packet: Instructions for use by water systems 331-259-1 05/01/2010
Nitrate Sampling Procedure 331-222 12/01/2009
Nitratos en el agua potable 331-214s 05/01/2012 Available in English
Preparing Water Shortage Response Plans 331-301 07/01/2011
Private Well Water: Coliform Bacteria and Nitrate Information for Private Well Users 333-171 05/01/2010 Disponible en Español
Procedimiento de Muestreo del Nitrato 331-222-S 07/01/2012
Public Health Advisory: Coliform 331-179 10/01/2008 Disponible en Español
Public Notification Handbook (Revised) 816-R-09-013 03/01/2010 Recommended reference EPA
Public Notification Handbook for Transient Noncommunity Water Systems 816-R-09-009 03/01/2010 Recommended reference EPA.
Public Notification Helps Protect Public Health 331-239 01/01/2011
Responding to a Backflow Incident 331-494 05/01/2014
Responding to a threat against a water system 331-183 12/01/2012
Security Vulnerability Self-Assessment Guide for Water Systems None 12/01/2005 Recommended reference Rural Community Assistance Partnership
Tabletop exercise planning guide for public water systems 331-279 01/01/2005
Testing critical alarms 331-472 03/01/2013
Translated Drinking Water Warnings 331-246 03/01/2004
Treating Drinking Water for Emergency Use 331-115 10/01/2014 Note: Some publications recommend boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes. We recommend bringing drinking water to a roiling boil for one minute.
Troubleshooting Checklist for Coliform Contamination 331-180 08/01/2010
Truck Transportation: Emergency water supply for public use 331-063 10/01/2012
Warning to Drinking Water Customers 331-259-5 05/01/2010
Washington WARN - Washington’s Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network None 09/01/2009
Water Shortage 331-463 06/01/2010
Water shortage response plans for small public drinking water systems 331-316 10/01/2008
Water System Security and Emergency Response Planning 331-199 05/01/2011
When every drop counts: Protecting public health during drought conditions 09/01/2010 Recommended reference CDC
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