How to Find, Fill Out, & Submit TCEQ Reports Presented by:

How to Find, Fill Out, &
Submit TCEQ Reports
Presented by:
Alicia Diehl, Greg Rogers &
Marlo Wanielista Berg
The Universe of Forms
You Are Here
Why so much paperwork?
 SHARED
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MISSION:
Ensure Safe and Adequate water
 Some forms say:
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“We have adequate water for folks”
• Or “Our design will make sure we can…”
 Some say:
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“Our drinking water is safe”
• Or “Our design will make sure…”
Outline: Forms about…
 Who you are
 Your source of water
 Your plant design, treatments
 Where you sample
 Bacteria and disinfectant in the
distribution system
Timing: You submit forms…
 Once
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Like when you drill a well
 Every few years
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Like Drought Contingency
 Quarterly or Monthly
Coliform, disinfectant levels
Š Surface water turbidity
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Just a quick overview
 Finding:
Web addresses and keywords
Š Printed in your book
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 Submitting:
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Easy – address is last slide in talk
 Filling out:
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Details of filling out forms are in the
other presentations
Do I have to do this?
 Reporting requirements are in the
“Rules” and “Standards”
Title 30 of Texas Administrative Code
Š Chapter 290
Š Based on Safe Drinking Water Act
Š
Rules and Regulations
 Chapter
290,
Subchapter D
Š
RG 195
 Requirements
for…
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Capacity,
Design,
Operation, etc
Web keyword: 195
www.tceq.state.tx.us/comm_exec/forms_pubs/pubs/rg/rg-195_182540.pdf
Drinking Water Standards
 Chapter
290,
Subchapter F
Š
RG 346
 Drinking
Š
water quality
Standards for every type
of PWS
• MCLs, TTs
„
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Maximum contaminant
levels, treatment
techniques
Reporting requirements
Web keyword: 346
www.tceq.state.tx.us/comm_exec/forms_pubs/pubs/rg/rg-346_1325034.pdf
PWS Reports
(and Regulatory Guidance)
Getting a PWS started:
one-time submittals or infrequent updates
of forms describing facilities
(Keep on site for Region)
Unless otherwise noted, form is required for all PWSs
Who are you?
 Core Data Form
Š
The form you submit to tell ALL of
TCEQ who you are, who is responsible
 Making sure TCEQ has the basic
information about you is VERY
important
Core Data Form
 You must inform
TCEQ of
ownership,
address, etc.
Š
And changes!
 Send to TCEQ
 Web keyword:
Core Data Form
www.tceq.state.tx.us/assets/public/
permitting/centralregistry/10400.pdf
Start at the Source
 All sources must have
Plan review approval
Š Well Log (Groundwater)
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 You may have to submit
Raw Water Coliform
Š Potential Sources Of Contamination
(PSOC)
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Well Log – Keep at PWS
Public Well Completion Data
 When you drill a
well, you need:
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Checklist for
interim approval
 After it’s approved
and drilled:
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Keep plan review
letter at PWS
Web keyword: pubwell
www.tceq.state.tx.us/assets/
public/permitting/watersupply/
ud/forms/10234.pdf
Potential Source of
Contamination
 List
of potential
sources of
contamination
near a source
used for
drinking water
 Send To TCEQ
 Web keyword:
swap or
pws psoc
http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/pdw/SWAP/swp.html
Plan Review
 TCEQ PWS Plan
Review Form
Š
Š
Must be completed
by a Professional
Engineer
Keep letter at the
PWS
Web keyword: plan review
www.tceq.state.tx.us/assets/
public/permitting/watersupply/
ud/forms/10233.pdf
Monitoring Plan
 RG 384
 Shows / lists all the
places you take
samples
Š
Š
To make sure the
water is safe
Web keyword: 384
www.tceq.state.tx.us/comm_exec/forms_pubs/pubs/rg/rg-384_202184.pdf
O&M Manual
 Both SW and GW
General information about equipment,
chemical feed, SOPs
Š RG-243 Operations and Maintenance
Manual for Surface Water Treatment
Plants
Š
• Web keyword: RG-243
www.tceq.state.tx.us/comm_exec/forms_pubs/pubs/rg/rg-243_189016.pdf
Drought Contingency
 Community
systems
 Update every 5 yrs
Š
Tell us when you are
having problems
 Web
Keyword –
Drought
 Map of PWSs with
drought restrictions is
updated monthly
www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/water_rights/contingency.html
Emergency Response Plan
 Community systems over 3,300 folks
Š
Smaller systems: Recommended
 Don’t submit to TCEQ - Keep at the PWS
www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/pdw/contact/pdws_immediate_contact.html
Forms for
Operating a PWS
Forms that you complete or
submit monthly or quarterly
Unless otherwise noted, form is required for all PWSs
Production and Distribution
System Water Quality
 These forms document compliance
with:
Capacity requirements
Š Total Coliform Rule
Š Disinfectant Levels
Š Lead and Copper Monitoring
Š
Groundwater or Purchased
Water MOR
 Keep at
the PWS
 Adequate
water

Web keyword:
GW-PWMOR
www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/pdw/gw_pw_mor/monthly_report.html
Coliform Sampling for
Public Water Systems
 RG 421
Š
Š
All the Coliform
rules and forms
you need
Safe water
 Web keyword:
coliform guide, or
421
www.tceq.state.tx.us/comm_exec/forms_pubs/pubs/rg/rg-421_711795.pdf
Total Coliform Rule
 You
send samples to
labs
 Labs provide a form
like this
 You start it, then the
lab sends it to TCEQ
 You document
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Location,
Person collecting
sample,
Chlorine residual
Disinfectant Level Quarterly
Operating Report
 DLQOR
Š
RG-407:
Disinfectant
Residual Reporting
at PWSs
RG-407
 Making sure you
have enough
disinfectant in your
distribution system
Š
Safe water
www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/pdw/disinfection/dl_qor/dlqor_678766.pdf
Disinfectant Level Quarterly
Operating Report
 Community and
NTNC:
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Send to TCEQ
 TNC:
Š
Keep for review
 Web keyword:
dlqor or 20067
www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/pdw/disinfection/dl_qor/dlqor_678766.pdf
Lead Copper
 Community and
NTNC systems,
potentially all sizes
Š
Mainly Large >50K
 Water Quality
Parameters
(WQPs)
Š

Safe water
Web keyword: WQP
http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/
water_supply/pdw/chemicals/lead_copper/
141c_671130.pdf
Surface Water Forms
 Systems
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that TREAT surface water or GUI
SWMOR
TOCMOR
Filter Profile Report
Filter Assessment Report
CPE Report
Violation Report
TOPMOR
CT Study
Chlorine Dioxide MOR
Web search
keywords: SWMOR,
SWTP, TOCMOR
www.tceq.state.tx.us/
permitting/water_supply/
pdw/swmor/swmor/
index_monitoring.html
SWMOR Guidance
 Regulatory Guidance
(RG) 211
RG-211: Using the
new automated
SWMOR form
Š
Š
The biggest guidance
we have
Will be updated for LT2
 Web keyword:
211 or SWMOR
RG-
Surface Water Monthly
Operating Reports
www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/
pdw/swmor/clo2mor/0690.html
www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/
pdw/swmor/clo2mor/0690_ins_657409.pdf
Public Notice Forms
 Lots of ‘em
 We recommend you go to the Public
Notice talk at 9:00 today in this track.
http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/
water_supply/pdw/public_notice.html
Š Web keyword: public notice pws
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Other Reports
 Consumer Confidence Reports
Š
Annual
 Comprehensive Compliance
Investigations
Annual or less frequently
Š Report is done by TCEQ
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Consumer Confidence Report
 Community PWSs
Š
Keyword CCR
 We provide
template to help
you complete it
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Send to your
Customers
Send us the
Certificate of
Delivery
www.tceq.state.tx.us/permitting/water_supply/pdw/ccr/templates/
Comprehensive Compliance Investigation

TCEQ does investigations (CCI) = sanitary survey
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
This checklist can help
You can request the completed report
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[email protected]
search web keyword: sblga pws
www.tceq.state.tx.us/assets/public/assistance/sblga/pwsground.pdf
Where do I send these forms?
TCEQ
Public Drinking Water Section
MC -155
P.O. Box 13087
Austin, TX 78711-3087
Thanks!
 We will be glad to answer questions if
we have time … or
 Visit the one-on-one room to talk
about details
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