Indiana Drinking Water regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Indiana Drinking Water: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Public water supplies: Indiana Code (IC) 13-18-16-1 to 13-18-16-16

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Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRLF): 327 Indiana Administrative Code (IAC) 14-1-1 to 14-14-1

Drinking Water Standards: 327 IAC 8-2-1 to 8-2-48

Indiana Drinking Water Program: IC 13-18-16-9

Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTRC): 327 IAC 8-2 to 8-2.5

Construction permits: 327 IAC 8-3-2 and 327 IAC 8-3-3

Water mains: 327 IAC 8-3.5-1 to 8-3.5-12

Cross-connections: 327 IAC 8-10-1 to 8-10-13

Operator certification: 327 IAC 8-12-0.3 to 8-12-8

Cross-connection inspectors: 327 IAC 8-10-11

Water purification and treatment operators: 327 IAC 8-11-1

Regulatory Agencies

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Water Quality Drinking Water Branch

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted primacy to Indiana to administer the requirements outlined under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Indiana follows the federal rules for public drinking water supplies and for general drinking water standards. See the national section DRINKING WATER for more information about the SDWA.

Indiana has also established the Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRLF) to provide funding for loans and other financial assistance to or for the benefit of political subdivisions. The fund also provides resources for political subdivisions in Indiana for planning, design, construction, renovation, improvement, or expansion of public water systems that facilitate compliance with national primary ...


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