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Title

  • Main Title Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA): A Summary of the Act and Its Major Requirements

Creator

  • Author: Tiemann, Mary
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Environmental Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
    Additional Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress

Date

  • Creation: 2014-02-05

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report summarizes the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and its major programs and regulatory requirements. This report includes the drinking water security provisions added to the SDWA by the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-188), and lead reduction provisions as amended by P.L. 111-380. It also outlines amendments made in December 2013 by P.L. 113-64 (H.R. 3588) to explicitly exempt fire hydrants from coverage under the act's lead plumbing restrictions.
  • Physical Description: 22 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Water law and legislation
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Water quality
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Water purification

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL31243
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL31243_2014Feb05
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc282322