Water Quality Assurance

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Taxonomy Code: JD-6500.9500

Programs that establish minimum standards for surface and ground water quality and develop and enforce regulations to prevent or reduce water pollution and assure a reliable supply of healthy drinking water and water that is suitable for other purposes. Water quality assurance programs issue permits specifying the types and amounts of pollutants that may be discharged without violating water quality standards; identify and monitor land uses and activities such as manufacturing or farming that are potential sources of pollution; test, record and report on the quality of water in lakes, rivers, streams, underground aquifers and water supply wells upon which public water systems rely; monitor water treatment and distribution systems; issue warnings and investigate hazards related to contamination; and, when warranted, initiate litigation against individuals and organizations who have failed to comply with water pollution control regulations. These programs may also provide support for the development and oversight of wastewater treatment facilities and certify operators of those facilities. Water quality is generally defined in terms of its designated use, e.g., for drinking, swimming, farming, fish production or industrial processes.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
BUREAU OF DRINKING WATERMonitors quality of public and community water supply. For complaints concerning drinking water, call above number.SuffolkBUREAU OF DRINKING WATERSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
BUREAU OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCESBureau of Groundwater Resources monitors quality and quantity of groundwater supply.SuffolkBUREAU OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
BUREAU OF MARINE RESOURCESProtects the ecological integrity of the marine environment. Responsible for marine and recreational waters, monitoring and protection programs, permitting and inspection of bathing beaches and swimming pools.SuffolkBUREAU OF MARINE RESOURCESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE MANAGEMENTResponsible for the environmentally sound disposal of solid waste within the Town and sanitary sewage disposal from the Huntington and Centerport Sewer Districts.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL WASTE MANAGEMENTTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
DIVISION OF WATER RESOURCESAssists residents whose water is unsuitable for drinking in obtaining access to public water mains through a variety of federal grants.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
LONG ISLAND WATER CONFERENCELIWC's purpose is to provide and maintain an adequate and safe water supply, and to anticipate the water concerns of future generations by providing imaginative and sound programs.NassauLONG ISLAND WATER CONFERENCELONG ISLAND WATER CONFERENCE
WATER QUALITY MONITORINGThis weekly program monitors the health of the bay and enables trained volunteers to work alongside environmental professionals and former science teachers in order to monitor various components of the marine ecosystem. Call for more information. Program runs April through October.NassauWATER QUALITY MONITORINGFRIENDS OF THE BAY, INC.

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