Community Public Water Supply - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Community Public Water Supply

A community public water supply provides water to the public in their primary living space—where people live and sleep—homes, apartments, nursing homes, prisons, etc. There are around 1,000 community public water supplies in Minnesota.

Public water systems can visit Public Water Systems and COVID-19 for information and updates about COVID-19 related to drinking water utilities.

  • Fact Sheets

  • List of information pages about specific topics.
  • Fluoridation

  • What water fluoridation is and how it is monitored for safety.
  • Forms

  • Bacteriological/Disinfectant residual disinfection, fluoridation and turbidity reporting forms.
  • Grants

  • Drinking water grant and loan information.
  • Newsletter: Waterline

  • The Waterline is a quarterly newsletter for water operators, city officials and others.
  • Laws and Rules

  • Statutes, rules and federal regulations for community public water supplies.
  • Security

  • Safety and security of public water systems.

Related Topics

Water Operator Certification and Training
Resources for training and certification of water operators.

Pathogen Project
Virus study about the presence of viruses in Minnesota groundwater.

Plan Review
Information on plan reviews.
Fact Sheets/Guidance Documents on Biological Treatment.

Basics of Monitoring and Testing of Drinking Water
How samples are taken, how corrective actions are taken and how treatment is completed.

About the MDH Drinking Water Protection Program
General information about MDH's programs that protect drinking water.

DWP Contacts by Topic
Drinking Water Protection contacts listed by topic.

Updated Friday, 05-Nov-2021 12:49:34 CDT