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Application Forms

Approvals and Permitting Information
Permits

An operating permit must be obtained from the Drinking Water Program for:

  • New Drinking Water Operating Permit for Existing Public Water System
  • New Community Public Water Systems
  • New Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water Systems
  • New Transient Non-Community Public Water Systems

Additional information about operating permits can be found on the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.

Requirements for New Drinking Water Operating Permit for Existing Public Water System

Page one of the New Drinking Water Operating Permit for Existing Public Water System defines what constitutes a Public Water System (PWS) and contains a list of requirements for obtaining approval for the creation of a new PWS. Permit application packet includes requirements, application, and instructions.

  • New Drinking Water Operating Permit for Existing Public Water System
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Requirements for a New Community Public Water System

Page one of the New Community Public Water System Permit Application defines what constitutes a Community Public Water System (PWS) and contains a list of requirements for obtaining approval for the creation of a new PWS. Permit application packet includes requirements, application, and instructions.

  • New Community Public Water System Permit Application -  
Requirements for a new Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water System

Page one of the Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water System Permit Application defines what constitutes a Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water System (NTNC PWS) and contains a list of requirements for obtaining approval for the creation of a new NTNC PWS. Permit application packet includes requirements, application, and instructions.

  • New Non-Transient Non-Community Public Water System Permit Application -  
Requirements for a New Transient Non-Community Public Water System

Page one of the Transient Non-Community Public Water System Permit Application defines what constitutes a Transient Non-Community Public Water System (TNC PWS) and contains a list of requirements for obtaining approval for the creation of a new TNC PWS. Permit application packet includes requirements, application, and instructions.

  • New Transient Non-Community Public Water System Permit Application -  
Issuance of Permits

An initial operating permit will be issued for a new Public Water System after a New Source Approval for the PWS has been issued by the Department.

Vehicles hauling water for drinking or "potable" uses must be operated with a permit. In order to qualify for a permit, the vehicle must be inspected and must comply with all regulations listed in Chapter V, Section 2 of the Maricopa County Environmental Health Code and title 18, Chapter 4, Section 125 of the Arizona Administrative Code. Potable water transportation operating permits are issued by the Department’s Solid Waste program.

Approvals

A plan review approval must be obtained for the drinking water program for:

  • Drinking Water Source Approval (NSA)
  • Public Water System Operational or Compliance Plan
Drinking Water New Source Approval Application (NSA)

Submit an application form to obtain approval to connect a new or reconnect an existing drinking water source, such as a ground water well or a water treatment plant, to a Public Water System. Include a completed Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Drinking Water Source Approval form with the submittal.

  • Drinking Water New Source Approval Application -  
  • ADEQ Drinking Water Source Approval Form -
Approval To Construct/Approval Of Construction Applications

Submit an application form to obtain Approval To Construct or Approval Of Construction for water distribution system pipelines, pressure reducing valve stations, ground water production facilities and other water system infrastructure can be downloaded from the Forms/Applications page of the Subdivision, Infrastructure and Planning Program

Application forms submitted to obtain Approval To Construct or Approval Of Construction for water treatment facilities can be downloaded from the Forms/Applications page of the Water and Waste Treatment Program.

For questions concerning these types of approvals please contact these programs directly.

Public Water System Operational or Compliance Plan

Submit an application to obtain approval for a Public Water System Operational or Compliance Plan such as Site Sampling, Backflow Prevention, Emergency Operations or any other required by the Safe Drinking Water Act. Please refer to the Drinking Water Program's Rules and Regulations page or contact the Drinking Water Program directly for more information related to specific Operational or Compliance Plans.

  • Public Water System Operational or Compliance Plan Review Application -