Help with Cross Connection Control
A few years ago I shadowed a Maryland Department of the Environment sanitary survey of a small system in western Maryland. It was an eye-opening experience, especially since I was pretty green in the industry at the time.
One thing really stuck with me: the importance of a cross connection control program. I also learned that this is one of the most commonly noted deficiencies in sanitary surveys.
A cross connection occurs whenever there is an actual or potential physical connection between the public drinking water system and any possible source of contamination.
We have documents from many states in our database (including specific regulations and requirements); check out the link below for some of the most helpful introductory materials.
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