Water Quality Division: Safe Drinking Water: Monitoring and Reporting Forms and Guidance

EPA Drinking Water Documents

Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs)

  • EPA - National Primary Drinking Water Regulation MCLs (May 2009) -- (PDF)

Best Practices Guides

  • EPA Best Practices Guide - Cross Connection Control (September 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Best Practices Guide - Distribution Systems (September 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Best Practices Guide - Operator Roles & Responsibilities (September 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Best Practices Guide - Owner Roles & Responsibilities (September 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Best Practices Guide - Talking to your Customers about Chronic Contaminants (October 2007) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Best Practices Guide - Talking to your Decision Makers (September 2006) -- (PDF)

Fact Sheets

  • EPA Fact Sheet - Arsenic - Just the facts for consumers (March 2007) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - Arsenic in the Distribution System (April 2007) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rule Stage 2 IDSE Standard Monitoring (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rule Stage 2 IDSE System Specific Study (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Stage 2 IDSE Very Small System Waiver and 40-30 Certification (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - Ground Water Rule (GWR) for Community Water System (Public Notice, Special Notice and CCR) (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - Ground Water Rule (GWR) for Non-Community Water System (Public Notice & Special Notice) (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - Ground Water Rule (GWR) General Rule Requirements (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - Ground Water Rule (GWR) Monitoring Requirements (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - Ground Water Rule (GWR) Sanitary Surveys (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • RTCR Fact Sheet: Requirements for Small Systems on Monthly Monitoring -- (PDF)
  • RTCR Fact Sheet: Requirements for Small Systems on Quarterly/ Annual Monitoring --(PDF)
  • RTCR Fact Sheet: Repeat Monitoring Requirements for Small Systems -- (PDF)
  • RTCR Fact Sheet: Level 1 & Level 2 Assessments and Corrective Actions -- (PDF)
  • RTCR Fact Sheet: Requirements for Seasonal Systems -- (PDF)

Quick Reference Guides

  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Arsenic and Clarifications (January 2001) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) Rule - Revised (August 2009) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rule Stage 1 (May 2001) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rule Stage 1 and 2 (August 2010) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rule Stage 1 Lab Guide - Revised (December 2002) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rule Stage 2 Schedule 1 (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rule Stage 2 Schedule 2 (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rule Stage 2 Schedule 3 (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) Rule Stage 2 Schedule 4 (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Filter Backwash Recycling Rule (June 2001) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Ground Water Rule (GWR) - Compliance Monitoring (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Ground Water Rule (GWR) - Sample Collection and Transport (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Ground Water Rule (GWR) - Triggered & Representative Monitoring (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Ground Water Rule (GWR) (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Lead and Copper Rule - Lead in Schools and Daycare Facilities (October 2005) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) (June 2008) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) (March 2004) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Public Notification (PN) Rule - Revised (August 2009) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Radionuclides Rule (June 2001) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Record Keeping Rule (September 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR) (September 2013) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) Conventional or Direct Filtration (August 2004) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) Interim Enhanced (May 2001) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) Long Term 1 Enhanced (January 2002) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) Long Term 2 Schedule 1 (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) Long Term 2 Schedule 2 (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) Long Term 2 Schedule 3 (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) Long Term 2 Schedule 4 (June 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) Slow Sand DE and Alternate Filtration (August 2004) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Surface Water Treatment Rule (SWTR) Unfiltered Systems (August 2004) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Total Coliform Rule (TCR) (November 2001) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Quick Reference Guide - Variances and Exemptions (September 2004) -- (PDF)

Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR)

  • EPA Fact Sheet - UCMR 2 - Assessment Monitoring of List 1 Contaminants (December 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - UCMR 2 - Screening Survey of List 2 Contaminants (December 2006) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - UCMR 3 - Assessment Monitoring of List 1 Contaminants (May 2012) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - UCMR 3 - General Information (May 2012) -- (PDF)
  • EPA Fact Sheet - UCMR 3 - Screening Survey of List 2 Contaminants (May 2012) -- (PDF)

Guidance Documents

  • Form 141-A: Lead and Copper - U.S. EPA Site Sampling Plan -- (PDF)
  • 2010 Revised Lead and Copper Rule Monitoring and Reporting Guidance for Public Water Systems -- (PDF)
  • Implementing Lead Public Education Provision of the Lead and Copper Rule CWS -- (PDF)
  • Implementing Lead Public Education Provision of the Lead and Copper Rule NC -- (PDF)
  • Lead and Copper Rule Guidance Manual - Corrosion Control Treatment -- (PDF)
  • Lead Consumer Notice Certification -- (PDF)
  • EPA February 2016 Tap Sampling Procedures for Lead and Copper Rule -- (PDF)
  • Vol-II-CCT-Appendix-A-B-C -- (PDF)
  • Vol-II-CCT-Chapter-3-Screening-of-CC-Alternatives -- (PDF)
  • Vol-II-CCT-Chapter-4-CC-Demostration-Testing -- (PDF)
  • Vol-II-CCT-Chapter-5-Full-Scale-Op-Implementation-of-OCCT -- (PDF)
  • Vol-II-CCT-Chapter-6-LSLR -- (PDF)
  • OCCT for States -- (PDF)
  • Consumer Confidence Report Template - Revised April 2014 -- (Word)
  • CCR Mailing Certification - Revised May 2013 -- (PDF)
  • CCR Mailing Waiver - Revised May 2013 -- (PDF)
  • CCR Tier 3 Public Notice -- (Word)
  • Certificate of Public Notice Distribution -- (PDF)
  • Public Notice Requirements Flow Chart -- (PDF)
  • Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water Trifold Example -- (PDF) (PDF en español)
  • Emergency Disinfection Guidelines -- (PDF)
  • Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts/Enhanced Filtration Requirements flow chart -- (PDF)
  • Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2) Schedule 1 LT2 Sampling Calendar (11-8-14) -- (PDF)
  • Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2) Schedule 2 LT2 Sampling Calendar (11-8-14) -- (PDF)
  • Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule Schedule 3 LT2 Sampling Calendar (5-16-16) -- (PDF)
  • Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2) Schematics LT2 1-10 (11-8-14) -- (PDF)
  • RTCR Seasonal Start-Up Procedures Certification Form -- (PDF)
  • Engineering Bulletin 8 - Disinfection of Water Systems -- (PDF)
  • RTCR guidance checklist for systems serving 1000 people or less -- (PDF)
  • RTCR guidance checklist for systems serving more than 1000 people and collecting less than 40 samples (that is combined total of all ROUTINE and REPEAT compliance samples) -- (PDF)
  • RTCR guidance checklist for systems serving more than 1000 people and collecting 40 or more samples (that is combined total of all ROUTINE and REPEAT compliance samples) -- (PDF)
  • RTCR Level 1 Assessment Form -- (PDF)
  • RTCR Level 2 Assessment Form -- (PDF)
  • RTCR MSSP Notice of Intent (Return form to ADEQ by 12/15/15) -- (PDF)
  • ADEQ or Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) regulated systems: RTCR MSSP Template for PWSs serving 1000 or fewer -- (PDF)(Word)
  • ADEQ or Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) regulated systems: RTCR MSSP Template for PWSs serving 1001 or more -- (PDF)(Word)
  • Maricopa County Environmental Services Department (MCESD) regulated systems: RTCR MSSP template for PWSs serving 1000 or fewer -- (PDF)(Word)
  • Maricopa County Environmental Services Department (MCESD) regulated systems: RTCR MSSP Template for PWSs serving 1001 or more -- (PDF)(Word)
  • RTCR Compliance Checklist for Public Water Systems serving 1000 people or less -- (PDF)
  • Laboratory Reporting Forms

    • DWAR-1R: Drinking Water Microbiological Analysis Report / Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR) -- (PDF)
    • DWAR-1GR: Drinking Water Microbiological Analysis Report / RTCR Ground Water Rule -- (PDF)
    • DWAR-2A: Water Quality Parameters Report (WQP) -- (Word) (PDF)
    • DWAR-2: Drinking Water Asbestos Analysis Report -- (PDF)
    • DWAR-2C: Drinking Water Composite Asbestos Analysis Report -- (PDF)
    • DWAR-2IN: Drinking Water Inorganic Chemical Analysis Report -- (Word) (PDF)
    • DWAR-2POU: Drinking Water Point-of-Use (POU) Inorganic Chemical Analysis Report -- (PDF)
    • DWAR-3: Drinking Water Synthetic Organic Chemical Analysis Report -- (Word) (PDF)
    • DWAR-3A: Drinking Water Aroclor Report -- (Word) (PDF)
    • DWAR-4: Drinking Water Volatile Organic Chemical Analysis Report -- (Word) (PDF)
    • DWAR-6: Drinking Water Radionuclides - Adjusted Gross Alpha, Radium 226 & 228, Uranium Analysis Report -- (PDF) (Word)
    • DWAR-6A: Drinking Water Radionuclides - Man-Made Beta Particle & Photon Emitters Analysis Report -- (PDF) (Word)
    • DWAR-6POU: Drinking Water Radionuclides - Adjusted Gross Alpha, Radium 226 & 228, Uranium Analysis Report -- (PDF)
    • DWAR-8: Drinking Water Lead and Copper Analysis Report -- (Word) (PDF)
    • DWAR-9: Drinking Water New Source Approval Form (Revised 2004) -- (PDF)
    • DWAR-10: Drinking Water Composite Inorganic Chemical Analysis Report -- (Word) (PDF)
    • DWAR-11A: Drinking Water Composite Volatile Organic Analysis Report -- (Word) (PDF)
    • DWAR-12B: Drinking Water Composite Synthetic Organic Chemical Analysis Report -- (Word) (PDF)
    • DWAR-13: Instructions for Reporting Forms -- (PDF)
    • DWAR-15: Additional Descriptions of Arizona Drinking Water Reporting Form Fields for Laboratories -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 15A&B: Monthly Reports for Surface Water Treatment -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 15C&D: Quarterly Report for Surface Water Treatment: Maximum Residual Disinfection Level (MRDL) - Chlorine Dioxide (POE Sampling) -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 16B: Individual Sample Analysis Report: Disinfection Byproducts - Bromate -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 16C: Individual Analysis Report For Systems Using Chlorine Dioxide: Distribution Sample-Set - Disinfection Byproducts - Chlorite -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 16.4: Quarterly Report For Systems Using Ozone: Disinfection Byproducts - Bromate -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 16.5: Quarterly Report For Systems Using Chlorine Dioxide: Disinfection Byproducts - Chlorite (POE Sampling) -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 17A: Quarterly Report for Conventional Treatment: TOC and Alkalinity Reporting for Step 1 or 2 Percent Reduction -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 17B: Quarterly Report for Conventional Treatment: TOC and Alkalinity Reporting for Alternative Compliance Criteria -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 18A: Quarterly Report: Maximum Residual Disinfection Level (MRDL) - Chlorine/Chloramines - 1012/1006 -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 18B: Quarterly Report For Systems Using Chlorine Dioxide: Maximum Residual Disinfection Level (MRDL) - Chlorine Dioxide -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 19: Groundwater Treatment Plant Initial Monitoring Reporting Form -- Revised May 2014 -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 20: Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2) Notice of Intent to Sample (12-5-14) -- (Word)
    • DWAR 20: Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2) Notice of Intent to Treat (12-5-14) -- (Word)
    • DWAR 20: Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2) Sampling Location Worksheet (12-5-14) -- (Word)
    • DWAR 20: Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2) Source Water Sampling Plan Checklist (12-5-14) -- (Word)
    • DWAR 20: Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2ESWTR) Monthly Reporting Form for Cryptosporidium, E. Coli and Turbidity -- (Word)
    • DWAR 30: (CMP Template - Schedule 4) Stage 2 Compliance Monitoring Plan Template -- (Word)
    • DWAR 30: (Schedule 4) Stage 2 DBPs, ROUTINE or INCREASED Compliance Monitoring Plans Summary Sheet -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 30: (≥ 10K) Stage 2 DBPs, ROUTINE or INCREASED Compliance Monitoring Plan Summary Sheet -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 31: Stage 1 Disinfection By-products (TTHM & HAA5), Individual Sample Report -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 32: Stage 2 Disinfection By-products (TTHM & HAA5), Individual Sample Report -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 33: Stage 2 Disinfection By-products (TTHM & HAA5), Quarterly Report -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 36: Stage 2 Disinfection By-Products (TTHM & HAA5), Operational Evaluation Level Report – Full -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 37: Stage 2 Disinfection By-Products (TTHM & HAA5), Operational Evaluation Level Report Limited Scope – Distribution -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 38: Stage 2 Disinfection By-Products (TTHM & HAA5), Operational Evaluation Level Report Limited Scope – Source & Source Water Quality -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 39: Stage 2 Disinfection By-Products (TTHM & HAA5), Operational Evaluation Level Report Limited Scope – Treatment -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 40: (Schedule 4) Stage 2 DBPs, REDUCED Compliance Monitoring Plans Summary Sheet -- (PDF)
    • DWAR 40: (≥ 10K) Stage 2 DBPs, REDUCED Compliance Monitoring Plan Summary Sheet -- (PDF)

    Manuals and Reports

    • Arizona's Source Water Assessment Plan -- (PDF)
    • Wellhead Protection Program -- (PDF)

    Monitoring Waivers

    • Inorganic Chemical (IOC) Waiver Application -- (PDF) (Word)
    • Synthetic Organic Chemical (SOC) Use Waiver Application -- (PDF) (Word)
    • Volatile Organic Chemical (VOC) Use Waiver Application -- (PDF) (Word)