Overview and Updates of the Federal Drinking Water Program

EPA Program Updates
Oral Presentation

Prepared by J. Best, M. Karapondo
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, MS-140, Cincinnati, OH, 45268, United States

Contact Information: [email protected]; 513-569-7012


The EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW) will provide a brief overview of the federal drinking water program, including updates on recent activities. Topics will include development of the fifth Contaminant Candidate List (CCL 5), early implementation and preparations for monitoring under the fifth cycle of the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Regulation (UCMR 5), and review of other priority programs. Some programmatic elements of the laboratory certification program will also be discussed.