Frequent Questions

Clarify what is meant by "water suitable for drinking." Is EPA interested in water with sufficient quantity such that it could provide a usable drinking water source, high enough quality so that it could be used for drinking water, or sufficient quality s

The quantity has no bearing on what we meant - simply that it be of high enough quality as is (without treatment) to be suitable for drinking.

For more information, see http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/hazard/tsd/ldr/question.htm.

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