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Background on the Law, Rule and Guidance

Act 76 of 2019

Please see below, for resources related to Act 76 of 2019:

The Clean Water Service Provider Rule

Act 76 requires that the Agency of Natural Resources assign by Rule, entities that will serve as Clean Water Service Providers. The final Rule was approved by the Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules with minor changes on July 1, 2021 and is effective August 12, 2021.

Clean Water Service Provider Rule - Final as Adopted:
Clean Water Service Provider Rulemaking Resources:


Water Investment Division staff, with input from CWSPs and the larger stakeholder network including guidance subgroups, are developing a guidance document. The Guidance Document chapters are:

Other items that will be covered in Guidance, in an Appendix or elsewhere include: