Mississippi Drinking Water regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Drinking Water: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Mississippi Safe Drinking Water Act of 1997, Mississippi Code Annotated (MS Code Ann.) 41-26-1 to 41-26-101

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Mississippi public water supply regulations: 15 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 20, Subpart 72 (15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72)

Mississippi primary drinking water regulation: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 1, Rule 1.1.1 to 1.19.2

Preconstruction requirements: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 1, Rule 1.1.6 to 1.1.6.9

Sanitary surveys: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 1, Rule 1.4.1 to 1.4.3

Certification of municipal and domestic water system operators: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 2

Classifications: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 2, Rule 2.2.1.1 to 2.2.1.5

Qualifications: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 2, Rule 2.4.1 to 2.4.4.5

Applications: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Sub. 72, Ch. 2, Rule 2.5.1 to 2.5.2.3

Examinations: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 2, Rule 2.6.1 to 2.6.1.5

Operator requirements: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 2, Rule 2.7.1 to 2.7.4

Cross connections: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 1, Rule 1.8.1 to 1.17.2.2

Fluoridation: 15 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 20, Sub. 72, Ch. 3, Rule 3.1.1 to 3.4.1.2

Funds: 33 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2

Regulatory Agencies

Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) Office of Health Protection Bureau of Public Water Supply

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4

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 the state to administer the requirements of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) in Mississippi. For ...


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