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NM Drinking Water Highlights

Contract Operators/Samplers/RTCR Assessors

DWB is now providing lists of certified operators, samplers, and approved RTCR assessors available for contract. Follow this link for more information.

Revised Total Coliform Rule

The Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR) will be effective April 1, 2016.  Please see the Bureau’s new RTCR page for information about the rule, training and guidance documents.

Lead & Copper Rule

The Lead and Copper Rule requires that public water systems monitor the levels of lead and copper in their customers’ drinking water and take action if levels exceed the EPA established “action levels.”  For information about the rule, as well as information for how individuals can protect themselves from lead and copper, see the Bureau’s Lead and Copper page.

Animas Valley Water (AV Water)

AV Water owns and operates Morningstar and Harvest Gold Subdivision water systems. DWB created the AV Water Response page to inform customers and the public of the actions it is taking to ensure safe drinking water at AV Water’s systems.

Gold King Mine Spill

Gold King Mine Spill: The New Mexico Environment Department has created the web page www.NMEDRiverWaterSafety.org to keep all stakeholders in the affected San Juan County region informed about important information related to the Gold King Mine spill.

Source Water Protection Atlas

Source Water Protection Atlas: The New Mexico Environment Department, in partnership with the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and New Mexico Department of Health, has created a SOURCE WATER PROTECTION ATLAS, which brings together hydrogeologic information that Public Water Systems can use to assess and protect their water supply sources. For instructions on using the Altlas, see the SOURCE WATER PROTECTION ATLAS USER MANUAL.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

Phone: (505) 476-8620
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P O Box 5469
Santa Fe, NM 87502

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