Drinking Water Permits

Permits


An operating permit must be obtained from the Drinking Water Program for:
  • New Drinking Water Operating Permit for Existing Public Water System
  • New Community Public Water Systems
  • New Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water Systems
  • New Transient Non-Community Public Water Systems

Requirements for New Drinking Water Operating Permit for Existing Public Water System


Page one of the New Drinking Water Operating Permit for Existing Public Water System (PDF) defines what constitutes a Public Water System (PWS) and contains a list of requirements for obtaining approval for the creation of a new PWS. Permit application packet includes requirements, application, and instructions.

Requirements for a New Community Public Water System


Page one of the New Community Public Water System Permit Application (PDF) defines what constitutes a Community Public Water System (PWS) and contains a list of requirements for obtaining approval for the creation of a new PWS. Permit application packet includes requirements, application, and instructions.

Requirements for a New Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water System


Page one of the Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water System Permit Application (PDF) defines what constitutes a Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water System (NTNC PWS) and contains a list of requirements for obtaining approval for the creation of a new NTNC PWS. Permit application packet includes requirements, application, and instructions.

Requirements for a New Transient Non-Community Public Water System


Page one of the Transient Non-Community Public Water System Permit Application (PDF) defines what constitutes a Transient Non-Community Public Water System (TNC PWS) and contains a list of requirements for obtaining approval for the creation of a new TNC PWS. Permit application packet includes requirements, application, and instructions.

Issuance of Permits


An initial operating permit will be issued for a new Public Water System after a New Source Approval for the PWS has been issued by the Department.

Vehicles hauling water for drinking or "potable" uses must be operated with a permit. In order to qualify for a permit, the vehicle must be inspected and must comply with all regulations listed in Chapter V, Section 2 of the Maricopa County Environmental Health Code and title 18, Chapter 4, Section 125 of the Arizona Administrative Code. Potable water transportation operating permits are issued by the Department's Solid Waste program.
  1. Drinking Water Program


    Phone: 602-506-6935
    Fax: 602-372-0866