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Program fees: Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS) 25-1.5-209
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Colorado has been granted primacy from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to administer the federal requirements under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The state generally follows the federal standards for maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) for drinking water supplies, with additional requirements. Colorado does not issue permits to its regulated public water systems. See the national section DRINKING WATER for more information.
Low-interest loans are available to public water suppliers under the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund (DWRLF). The Water Quality Control Division is the primary contact for DWRLF applicants and ensures that projects comply with all applicable requirements. The Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority (CWRPDA) provides the state's required 20 percent match for ...