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Water On Tap What You Need To Know

FCIC: Water On Tap: What You Need To Know
Water On Tap
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Table of Contents

1. A Consumer's Guide To The Nation's Drinking Water

2. How Safe Is My Drinking Water?

3. Where Does My Drinking Water Come From And How Is It Treated?

4. How Do We Use Drinking Water In Our Homes?

5. What's Being Done To Improve Water Security?

6. What Can I Do If There Is A Problem With My Drinking Water?

7. How Safe Is The Drinking Water In My Household Well?

8. What You Can Do To Protect Your Drinking Water

Appendix A: National Primary Drinking Water Standards as of 10/03 (.pdf)

Appendix B: References

Appendix C: Sources of Additional Information

Appendix D: Glossary

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Appendix B: References
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US EPA Publications

25 Years of the Safe Drinking Water Act: History & Trends
EPA 816-R-99-007
December 1999

Community Water Systems Survey 2000, Volume I
EPA 815-R-02-0054
December 2002

Drinking Water Costs and Federal Funding
EPA 810-F-99-014
December 1999

Drinking Water from Household Wells
EPA 816-K-02-003
January 2002

Drinking Water Priority Rulemaking: Microbial and Disinfection Byproduct Rules
EPA 816-F-01-012
June 2001

Drinking Water Treatment
EPA 810-F-99-013
December 1999

Factoids: Drinking Water and Ground Water Statistics for 2001
EPA 815-K-02-004
May 2002

Factoids: Drinking Wafer and Ground Water Statistics for 2002
EPA 816-K-03-001
January 2003

Fact Sheet: 1999 Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey
EPA 816-F-01-001
February 2001

"Investing in America's Water Infrastructure"
Keynote Address by G. Tracy Mehan III to the Schwab Capital Markets' Global Water Conference
April 2003

Protect Your Drinking Water
EPA 816-F-02-012
September 2002

Public Access to Information & Public Involvement
EPA 810-F-99-021
December 1999

Report to Congress: EPA Studies on Sensitive Subpopulations and Drinking Water Contaminants
EPA 815-R-00-015
December 2000

Safe Drinking Water ActProtecting America's Public Health
EPA 816-H-02-003
January 2002

Safe Drinking Water Act: Underground Injection Control Program: Protecting Public Health and Drinking Water Resources
EPA 816-H-01-003
August 2001

The Clean Water and Drinking Water Infrastructure Gap Analysis
EPA 816-F-02-017
September 2002

The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund: Protecting the Public Through Drinking Water Infrastructure Improvements
EPA 819-F-00-028
November 2001

Understanding the Safe Drinking Water Act
EPA 810-F-99-008
December 1999

Using Water Wisely in the Home
EPA 800-F-02-001
June 2001

Publications From Outside Sources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Surveillance for Waterborne-Disease Outbreaks-United States-1999-2000.
November 22, 2002

Congressional Budget Office.
Future Investment in Drinking Water & Wastewater Infrastructure
November 2002

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