Public Water

Program Goal

To ensure that public water supplies are operating in compliance with Part 5, Subpart 5-1 of the New York State Sanitary Code, thereby minimizing potential public health concerns

Program Highlights

  • Conduct inspections of public water supplies
  • Surveillance sampling
  • Private compliance monitoring sampling as needed
  • Respond to complaints and conduct investigations
  • Review and approve proposed plans and specifications
  • Provide training, guidance and education
  • Review and approve water system operators as per Subpart 5-4
  • Issue Public Health Notices and Advisories