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Protecting local ground-water supplies through wellhead protection

Protecting local ground-water supplies through wellhead protection

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- United States -- Quality.,
  • Wellhead protection -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProtecting local ground water supplies through wellhead protection.
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17695570M

    Wellhead protection is a community-based process focused on protecting ground water from potential contamination. "Potential" is the important element here, because Indiana’s Wellhead Protection Rule ( IAC ) emphasizes prevention rather than remediation of ground water problems. Wellhead Protection. Community water supplies in Indiana that use ground water are required by a Indiana Rule ( IAC ) to develop a wellhead protection plan. Wellhead protection is a process of identifying and protecting the area of land near the drinking .

      All six New England states began carrying out EPA-approved Wellhead Protection Programs in In the New England states reported that 62% of community water systems using ground water (serving 5,, people) have taken action to protect their sources from contamination. Through the newer Source Water Assessment Program many wellhead. Water source protection involves the protection of surface water sources (e.g. lakes, rivers, man made reservoirs) and groundwater sources (e.g. spring protection, dug well protection, and drilled well protection) to avoid water pollution (see also pathogens and contaminants). While surface water sources and springs are directly exposed to human activities, groundwater sources are often.

    More specifically, the Nebraska DEQ and Nebraska Rural Water Association (NeRWA) draw Wellhead Protection Area (WHPA) maps for ground water based public water supplies. These boundaries are “squared off” and drawn around the twenty-year time of travel zones, which are calculated by an EPA computer model. Ohio EPA Source Water Protection Monitoring Guidance FOREWORD The Federal Safe Drinking Water Act amendments of established the Source Water Protection Program, which required states to administer a program designed to protect the ground water that supplies their public water systems that provide drinking water from wells.


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Protecting local ground-water supplies through wellhead protection Download PDF EPUB FB2

PROTECTING YOUR LOCAL GROUND-WATER SUPPLIES THROUGH WELLHEAD PROTECTION INTRODUCTION llf you are the mayor or water supply I manager or other official of a small [town, county, or parish, or an [interested citizen, and if your I community relies on ground water for Jits public water supply, this booklet lean help you prevent that ground- I water supply from becoming.

Get this from a library. Protecting local ground-water supplies through wellhead protection. [United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water.;]. Protecting Local Ground-Water Supplies Through Wellhead Protection INTRODUCTION.

If you are the mayor or water supply manager or other official of a small town, county, or parish, or an interested citizen, and if your community relies on ground water for its public water supply, this booklet can help you prevent that groundwater supply from becoming contaminated. Groundwater Protection Act (IEPA,48 pp.) Contains background and summary of the Illinois Groundwater Protection Act with emphasis on community water supplies.

Protecting Local Ground-Water Supplies Through Wellhead Protection (USEPA, May18 pp.) Helpful booklet for citizens interested in protecting groundwater. The USEPA developed the concept of Wellhead Protection which focuses on protecting and preserving the quality of ground-water supplies.

Following USEPA guidelines, many states, including Tennessee, established local Wellhead Protection programs and rules. Protecting Local Ground Water Supplies Through Wellhead Protection, May Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, U.S.

EPA, Washington, DC, EPA / U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Why Do Wellhead Protection. June Protecting Ground Water £rjim the Bottom Up: Local Responses to Wellhead Protection Sponsored By The Environmental Protection Agency Region I Underground Injection Practices Council Research Foundation New England Water Works Association Ground water.

Wellhead protection involves the protection of ground water supplies by eliminating or controlling sources of pollution to the surface and sub-surface area surrounding a water well or wellfield. The program emphasis is to delineate a "wellhead protection area" that defines the land area which contributes water to a well.

This is the specific. wells. Therefore, protecting these water supplies is extremely important. The State of Nevada has adopted water sheet entitled “Local Authority for Ground Water and Wellhead Protection” contains the details of the regulatory management options.

protect ground water through public awareness and proper disposal of potentialFile Size: KB. The Wellhead Protection Program in Pennsylvania: An Overview (January ) Almost half of Pennsylvania’s residents rely on ground water as a source of drinking water.

Ground water used as a public water supply is less expensive to use than surface water due to land acquisition costs and various treatment requirements for surface-water supplies.

The Wellhead Protection Program is a pollution prevention and management program used to protect underground based sources of drinking water.

The federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), as amended inestablished a program for the states to delineate and manage Wellhead Protection Areas (WHPAs) for protection of ground water supplies from contamination.

Wellhead Protection is a strategy designed to protect public drinking water supplies by managing the land surface around a well where activities might affect the quality of the water.

The Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of requires each state to develop Wellhead Protection Programs. @article{osti_, title = {Why do wellhead protection. Issues and answers in protecting public drinking water supply systems}, author = {McCormack, K}, abstractNote = {Protection of public water supply wells through wellhead protection (WHP) activities is also considered an important component of a Comprehensive State Ground-Water Protection Program (CSGWPP).

local wellhead protection committee. Coordinating efforts may provide significant cost savings when delineating and conducting an inventory. An initial inventory for the wellhead protection area must be completed within one year after the water system defines the wellhead protection area boundaries.

Land use practices change over. Source Water Protection Measures for Protecting Drinking Water Supplies August Acknowledgements The U. Environmental Protection Agency would like to acknowledge contamination of their ground water supplies.

Each had to replace its water supply, at costs of approximately $, » COVID (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES & INFORMATION «City of Carmel Home Menu. Home Jobs Gateway Calendar Newsletters Contact Us Translate.

Source water protection business and economic series No. 1}, author = {Job, C A}, abstractNote = {Business participation is a critical factor for three succesful local wellhead and ground water protection programs in Dayton and Xenia, Ohio and Pekin, Illinois.

They offer three different wellhead and ground water protection models but show. The DEC developed New York's Wellhead Protection Program, which was approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in The goal of the Wellhead Protection Program is to protect the ground water sources and wellhead areas that supply public drinking water systems from contamination.

Protecting groundwater supplies is often unaddressed until it is too late. Keep your community’s water supply clean and safe with some common sense practices in your master plan, zoning ordinance, and other community practices: Develop a wellhead protection plan if your community has a type I public water wells/public water system.

local SWP plan based on local conditions and priorities. The SWPP affords public water supply systems a broad range of options for protecting their water supplies. The SWPP also provides information about funding and other resources available to support such local protection Size: KB.

Drinking water comes from ground water (aquifers), streams, rivers, and lakes. Protecting these drinking water sources is key to sustaining safe drinking water supplies. Explore this site to learn the basics of source water protection, including assessment and implementation, and how you can help protect the source of your drinking water.Ground water/wellhead protection is the responsibility of all levels of government, but the foremost responsibility for this protection is at the local government level.

It has been proven that ground water is very difficult to clean up after contamination and in many cases is impossible to clean up.

Protection of your groundwater source does.The Wellhead Protection Guidebook—Introduction, Page 2 Wellhead protection is an investment in the future of your community. Your community can take a proactive step toward reducing the likelihood that your community’s wells will become contaminated.

Developing a local WHP program allows your community to put its own decisions into Size: 1MB.