A seasonal public water system is a transient non-community water system that is not operated as a public water system on a year-round basis and starts up and shuts down at the beginning and end of each operating season. Seasonal systems:
Examples of typical seasonal TNC water systems:
In Vermont, people assume that the drinking water they consume while recreating, dining out, traveling, and staying overnight at public facilities is safe to drink. To make this assumption a reality, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division (DWGWPD) have guidelines to help facilities serving the public provide safe drinking water. These guidelines apply to transient non-community (TNC) water systems.
Cyanobacteria Importance to Drinking Water Facilities
All Public Water Supply Systems (PCWS, NTNC, TNC) are required to have a source water permit for any new source, hydrofracturing or deepening of an existing source, or any increase in withdrawal of an existing source. Applicants for a permit must comply with the Water Supply Rule Chapter 21.
The Source Permit Program Map indicates which hydrogeologist is responsible for which county.
Permit to Construct
All Public Community Water Systems are required to provide Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs) to their consumers by July 1.
The electronic CCR templates are designed to help Public Community Water Systems create individual CCR’s for the previous Calendar Year. CCRs in ascending order by Water Supply Identification number (WSID #) are presented here:
Rules and regulations that apply to drinking water systems in the state of Vermont. This includes state statutes as well as federal guidelines that apply to regulated drinking water systems in Vermont.
Water Supply Rule - For Public Water Systems that serve 25 or more people
Adopted Water Supply Rule - effective December 1, 2010