drinking water protection
Endorsed Protection Plans and source protection strategies are considered Substantially Implemented by meeting the following requirements:
Community Water Systems:
For Systems pursuing Pathway No.1: The Community Water System has a Drinking Water Protection Plan that includes the components outlined in the definition for Pathway No.1, and is implementing at least two (2) protection strategies identified in the Drinking Water Protection Plan.
For Systems pursuing Pathway No. 2: The community has an active enforceable ordinance, active agreement or active program described in Pathway No. 2, that explicitly addresses the protection of public drinking water sources. Existing programs must be implemented in order to qualify.
Non Community Water Systems:
The Non-Community Water System is implementing at least two strategies identified in the Small Systems Checklist submitted to the Drinking Water Program.