Offering expert regulatory guidance and independent consulting services for water and wastewater treatment, as well as distribution system facility operations and maintenance.
Pre-Inspection Compliance Audits of Public Water Systems (PWS)
Texas Drinking Water Solutions offers assistance to public water systems by conducting pre-inspection compliance audits that provide an evaluation of plan approval documentation, sources, treatment, capacities, water distribution facilities, and operational monitoring and reporting requirements.
TDWS’s pre-inspection services include an evaluation of applicable chemical and microbiological monitoring and reporting requirements, and public notice and boil water notice actions and reporting.
Plan Review Materials and Submittals For All Types of PWS Approvals
Texas Drinking Water Solutions provides assistance to public water systems (PWS) by coordinating the development, completion, and submission of required plan review materials for new PWS facility construction and changes to existing PWS facilities.
On-Site Sewage Facilities (OSSF) Permitting Applications
Texas Drinking Water Solutions provides assistance to owners of On-Site Sewage Facilities (OSSF) concerning application and permitting requirements and the acquisition and verification of licensed professionals to perform OSSF activities such as site-evaluation, design, and installation.
TDWS also provides assistance to local governmental entities that are seeking designation as an authorized agent of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to establish their own responsibility for the implementation and enforcement of applicable OSSF rules.
Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR) Compliance Requirements for PWSs
Texas Drinking Water Solutions provides guidance and assistance to PWSs by coordinating the development, completion, and submission of required RTCR compliance documents to TCEQ for review and approval.
TDWS offers cooperative regulatory coordination with TCEQ for all required routine and repeat microbial sampling activities, Sample Siting Plans, Level 1 and Level 2 Assessments, State-approved Start-up Procedures, and associated RTCR compliance requirements.
State and Federal Rule Applicability and Inactivation Requirements For PWSs
Texas Drinking Water Solutions provides effective management and performance of compliance implementation strategies and technical assistance to owners, operators, and officials of public water systems (PWS) as well as facilities, businesses, and districts concerning state and federal rule requirements which permit the inactivation and consolidation of existing PWSs and exclusion of facilities, businesses, and districts from regulation as a PWS in accordance with applicability requirements as described in 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 141.3 and § 142.3, and 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) § 290.102(a)(1) – (5).
Alternative Compliance Option Assessments and Strategy Development For Applicable Facilities and PWSs
Texas Drinking Water Solutions offers site evaluations at facilities and businesses that are regulated as public water systems (PWS) to determine their suitability for the use of an approved alternative water source (i.e., bottled water) with self-contained portable water dispensing devices in the place of existing groundwater or purchased water sources. This process is designed to replace existing groundwater or purchased water sources that supply bathroom and break room sink facilities with approved bottled water sources and to ultimately permit the inactivation of eligible PWS facilities.
TDWS coordinates the regulatory approval process and the development and completion of required compliance documentation concerning the termination and conversion of existing regulated water sources to allow the implementation of approved alternative water sources with self-contained portable water dispensing devices.
Cross-Connection Control Program and Health Hazard Assessments for PWSs
Texas Drinking Water Solutions offers technical and compliance assistance to owners, operators, and officials of public water systems as well as facilities and businesses concerning the establishment and implementation of an effective internal and external cross-connection control program which includes proper inspections, testing procedures and frequencies, and maintenance and reporting requirements for required backflow assembly protection devices.
Technical Training and Compliance Assistance For Utility Staff and Organizations Concerning PWS, RTCR, and OSSF Regulatory Requirements
Texas Drinking Water Solutions offers technical training, strategic management, oversight, rule implementation strategies, and regulatory compliance assistance to owners, operators, and officials of public water systems (PWS), businesses, and organizations concerning Title 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 290 requirements.
TDWS coordinates partnerships with PWSs, businesses, and organizations to develop and provide technical training, compliance assistance, and regulatory outreach efforts concerning 30 TAC Chapter 290 requirements.
Technical Training and Compliance Assistance For Potable Water Haulers
Texas Drinking Water Solutions provides regulatory guidance, technical training, and compliance assistance to owners, operators, and officials of water hauling companies that are regulated as public water systems.
TDWS coordinates the development, completion, and submission of required plan review material for new water haulers and additions or changes to existing water hauling companies concerning equipment and processes.
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