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EPA: Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule

Tuesday, July 08, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Melonie Walter
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from epa.gov


LT2 Rule

The purpose of the rule is to reduce disease incidence associated with Cryptosporidium and other disease-causing microorganisms in drinking water.The rule will supplement existing regulations by targeting additional Cryptosporidium treatment requirements to higher risk systems. The rule also contains provisions to reduce risks from uncovered finished water storage facilities and to ensure that systems maintain microbial protection as they take steps to reduce the formation of disinfection byproducts. The rule will apply to all systems that use surface water or ground water under the direct influence of surface water.The LT2 rule was published in the Federal Register on January 5, 2006.

 

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