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2 Western RCAP Rural Community Assistance Corporation (916) Midwest RCAP Midwest Assistance Program (952) Southern RCAP Community Resource Group (479) Northeast RCAP RCAP Solutions (800) Great Lakes RCAP WSOS Community Action Commission (800) Southeast RCAP Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project (866) About our sponsor… RCAP National Office 1701 K St. NW, Suite Washington, DC 20006www.rcap.org 800/

3 What is the SDWA? Safe Drinking Water Act Rules that govern public water systems in providing drinking water to their customers Lets play JEOPARDY! Remember: All answers must be in the form of a question! Jeopardy! is a trademark of Sony Pictures. It is not affiliated with RCAP, Inc. in any way.

4 Who needs the SDWA? Multiple- Barrier Approach Public Notification Name That Rule Mixed Bag $100 $200 $300$400 $500 $100 $200 $300$400$500$100 $200 $300$400$500$100 $200 $300$400$500$100 $200 $300$400$500

5 Who needs the SDWA? $100 This type of system serves an average of 25 or more people a day for at least 60 days per year.

6 What is a public water system (PWS)? Who needs the SDWA? $100

7 Who needs the SDWA? $200 In this type of system, water is supplied to the same population of residents all year around.

8 Who needs the SDWA? $200 What is a community water system (CWS)?

9 Who needs the SDWA? $300 In this type of system, water is supplied to the same 25 people for at least 6 months each year, but not their residences.

10 Who needs the SDWA? $300 What is a non-transient, non-community water system (NTNCWS)?

11 Who needs the SDWA? $400 In this type of system, water is provided in a place where people do not live continuously.

12 Who needs the SDWA? $400 What is a transient, non-community water system (TNCWS)?

13 Who Needs the SDWA? $500 The _____ or the _____ are responsible for meeting the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act.

14 Who Needs the SDWA? $500 Who is the owner or the operator?

15 Multiple-Barrier Approach $100 A study that defines the land area contributing water to each public water system, potential sources of contamination, and determines how susceptible the water is to this contamination.

16 Multiple-Barrier Approach $100 What is a source water assessment?

17 Multiple-Barrier Approach $200 _____ develops an EPA- approved program for assessment of all source waters in the state.

18 Multiple-Barrier Approach $200 What is each primacy agency?

19 Multiple-Barrier Approach $300 True or false? The results of the source water assessment are publicly available.

20 Multiple-Barrier Approach $300 What is true?

21 Multiple-Barrier Approach $400 Having a safe, protected water source is first in protection of public health, but treatment of the water source and proper operation & maintenance of the storage and distribution systems depend on these.

22 Multiple-Barrier Approach $400 Who are licensed (certified) operators?

23 Multiple-Barrier Approach $500 The fourth aspect of the multiple- barrier approach is the provision of information on these two topics to consumers.

24 Multiple Barrier Approach $500 What are water quality and health effects?

25 Public Notification $100 True or false: Customers have the right to demand copies of ALL water system records.

26 Public Notification $100 What is false?

27 Public Notification $200 Public notification is required when there are these of any regulation by the water system.

28 Public Notification $200 What are violations?

29 Public Notification $300 This type of violation includes non- compliance with monitoring requirements or testing procedures.

30 Public Notification $300 What is a Tier 2 violation?

31 Public Notification $400 This type of violation includes maximum contaminant level violations, Treatment-technique violations, and non-compliance with variance or exemption schedules.

32 Public Notification $400 What is a Tier 1 violation?

33 Public Notification $500 Chemical analyses and written reports are kept for this minimum time period.

34 Public Notification $500 What is 10 years?

35 Name That Rule $100 This rule was enacted to protect consumers from metals that originate from home plumbing.

36 Name That Rule $100 What is the Lead and Copper Rule?

37 Name That Rule $200 This rule regulates a naturally occurring toxic metal that can also come from agricultural or industrial sources.

38 Name That Rule $200 What is the Arsenic Rule?

39 Name That Rule $300 This rule requires compliance monitoring to show a 99.99% reliable inactivation or removal of viruses from treated drinking water that originates under the ground.

40 Name That Rule $300 What is the Groundwater Rule?

41 Name That Rule $400 Water systems using ultraviolet light do not have to monitor finished water to comply with this regulation.

42 Name That Rule $400 What is the Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule (Stage 1 DBP)?

43 Name That Rule $500 The bacteria used to judge compliance with this rule are not actually pathogenic themselves.

44 Name That Rule $500 What is the Total Coliform Rule?

45 Mixed Bag $100 Providing a comprehensive one of these to your customers can keep them informed and confident that their water is safe.

46 Mixed Bag $100 What is a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR)?

47 Mixed Bag $200 True or false: A Tier 2 violation is more severe than a Tier 1 violation.

48 Mixed Bag $200 What is false?

49 Mixed Bag $300 These rules cover inorganics, synthetics, and volatile organics in drinking water.

50 Mixed Bag $300 What are the Chemical Phase Rules?

51 Mixed Bag $400 This rule protects consumers from Cryptosporidium by regulating recycle flow.

52 Mixed Bag $400 What is the Filter Backwash Rule?

53 Mixed Bag $500 This rule requires removal of Cryptosporidium, E. coli and Giardia lamblia from drinking water that originates from lakes, rivers or streams.

54 Mixed Bag $500 What is the Long-Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2)?


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