EPA Safe Drinking Water Act & Water Treatment Processes


Learning Objectives:

· Explain the scope of EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)

·Understand the differences between public drinking water systems.

·Define what primary and secondary maximum contaminates limits mean.

·List examples of MCLs.

·Examine EPA’s Regulations for Drinking Water Systems

· Give examples of capacity development used by public drinking water systems.

·Compare different performance-based processes used in drinking water treatment.

· Distinguish the difference between MCLs and MCLGs.