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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-2261


Availability of Technical Guidance

[44 Pa.B. 6995]
[Saturday, November 1, 2014]

 Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site at The ''Technical Guidance Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various Department bureaus where each bureau's final technical guidance documents are posted. The ''Technical Guidance Draft Documents'' heading is the link to the Department's draft technical guidance documents.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

 The Department encourages the use of the Internet to view and download technical guidance documents. When this option is not available, persons can order a paper copy of any of the Department's draft or final technical guidance documents by contacting the Department at (717) 783-8727.

 In addition, bound copies of some of the Department's documents are available as Department publications. Check with the appropriate bureau for more information about the availability of a particular document as a publication.

Changes to Technical Guidance Documents

 Following is the current list of recent changes. Persons who have questions or comments about a particular document should call the contact person whose name and phone number is listed with each document.

Draft Technical Guidance—Substantive Revision

DEP ID: 383-3301-106. Title: Turbidity and LT2 ESWTR Reporting Instructions for Public Water Systems Using Filtered Surface Water or GUDI Sources. Description: The Department provides accredited laboratory and public water supplier staff with the information necessary to properly report filtered surface water or Groundwater Under the Direct Influence of Surface Water (GUDI) turbidity monitoring data and to complete electronic Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) form under the safe drinking water program. This Turbidity and LT2 ESWTR Reporting Instructions for Public Water Systems Using Filtered Surface Water or GUDI Sources manual establishes uniform instructions and protocol for completing the electronic forms and for implementing the public drinking water reporting requirements for turbidity and recent additional treatment requirement reporting under the Long Term 2 Enhanced Surf ace Water Treatment Rule (LT2 ESWTR) for public water systems (PWSs) using surface water or GUDI sources. This guidance will apply to PWSs that are required to submit public drinking water turbidity data, including for the recent requirements for the LT2 ESWTR reporting to the Department.

Written Comments: Interested persons may submit written comments on this draft technical guidance documents by December 1, 2014. Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. Comments, including comments submitted by e-mail must include the originator's name and address. Written comments should be submitted to Pauline Risser-Clemens, Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Safe Drinking Water, P. O. Box 8467, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8467,

Contact: Pauline Risser-Clemmens, (717) 772-5970,

Effective Date: Upon publication as final in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-2261. Filed for public inspection October 31, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]

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