Division of Environmental and Community Health

Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention

A Division of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services

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Compliance & Enforcement

Rules, Regulated Contaminants, & Policies   Links to Federal and State of Maine drinking water regulations and policies

Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR)

Sampling   Water system sampling, required testing reports, how to collect water samples

Reporting   Water test result reporting, monthly operating reports, consumer confidence reports

Violations & Enforcement   Types of violations incurred by public water systems: Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) exceedances, failure to monitor and report, and treatment techniques

Drinking Water Orders   Information about the types of drinking water orders that are issued when a threat to the public exists from contamination of a public water system's drinking water

Drinking Water Safety Alerts

Updated 1/4/2023