RELATED LINKS

RURAL WATER LINKS:

NATIONAL RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION:
http://www.nrwa.org

NATIONAL RURAL WATER / JOBS NETWORK:
http:// http://www.jobtarget.com/c/search_results.cfm?site_id=678

NATIONAL RURAL WATER / QOT "QUALITY ON TAP" PROGRAM:
http://nrwa.org/initiatives/quality-on-tap/

NATIONAL RURAL WATER / EFFECTIVE UTILITY MANAGEMENT APP: (This app contains assessment and benchmarking tools designed to assist utilities in effective management and sustainability. These tools work in conjunction with EUM and Sustainability training.)
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eum

NATIONAL RURAL WATER / SEPTIC INSIGHT APP: (Get Insight on the function of your Septic System with this all-in-one app. Calculate a Septic Pumping Schedule, Size a Septic System, Perform a Septic System Assessment with the features in this app.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nrwa

RURAL WATER WIRE, “The Online Source for Rural Water Information” http://www.naylornetwork.com/waterwire/

MT DEQ LINKS:

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY / Phone 406-444-4400:
http://www.deq.mt.gov

MONTANA DEQ / DRINKING WATER APPLICATION:
Drinking Water Application

MONTANA DEQ / DRINKING WATER WATCH:
http://sdwisdww.mt.gov:8080/DWW/

MONTANA DEQ / PWS Monitoring Schedule:
http://deqrpts.deq.mt.gov/reports/rwservlet?SDWIS&report=COMPMONTR_ITSD.rep¶mform=yes

MONTANA DEQ / OPERATOR CERTIFICATION INFO:
http://deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/opcert/default.mcpx.
Or go direct to the page http://svc.mt.gov/deq/operatorcectotal/..

MONTANA DEQ / PWS MONITORING FORMS, APPLICATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS:
http://www.deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/WPBforms/Forms1.mcpx

MONTANA DEQ / SOURCE WATER PROTECTION PROGRAM:
http://www.deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/swp/default.mcpx

MONTANA DEQ / WAIVER FROM PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY RULES:
http://www.deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/pws/Waivers.mcpx

MONTANA DEQ / WASTE WATER APPLICATION:
Waste Water Application

MONTANA DEQ / WATER DISCHARGE & PERMIT REQUIREMENTS:
http://deq.mt.gov/Permits.mcpx#waterprotection

MONTANA DEQ / WATER QUALITY CIRCULARS BY PROGRAM:
http://www.deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/circulars.mcpx

USDA / RURAL DEVELOPMENT LINKS:

Effective Utility Management (Workshop in a Box) / USDA Rural Development's Website:
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/uwp-workshopsupplementalmaterials.html

RURAL DEVELOPMENT / WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS:
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/UWEP_HomePage.html

MONTANA RURAL DEVELOPMENT PAGE:
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/MT_Home.html

EPA LINKS:

EPA Region 8 / MONTANA Resources... Search this site for Key Issues, News & Events and Activities within the Region!
http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-8-mountains-and-plains

Consider the Source. This EPA Pocket Guide provides states, local governments, and consumers with resources to enhance existing source water protection programs and future drinking water protection plans with an overview of Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act based regulatory and voluntary resources, tools, management measures, and financing sources. http://www.epa.gov/safewater/sourcewater/pubs/guide_swppocket_2002.pdf

Effective Utility Management (Workshop in a Box) / EPA's Website:
http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/sustain/watereum.cfm

EPA’s Flood Resilience: A Basic Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities
http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/watersecurity/emerplan/upload/epa817b14006.pdf

EPA NEWSROOM: EPA Updates
http://www2.epa.gov/newsroom

EPA QUICK REFERENCE GUIDES:
http://www.epa.gov/safewater/publicoutreach/quickreferenceguides.html

EPA SAFE DRINKING WATER / Hotline 800-426-4791
http://www.epa.gov/safewater/

EPA / SEPTIC SMART HOMEOWNER EDUCATION PROGRAM: (EPA's SepticSmart initiative is a nation-wide public education effort that aims to inform homeowners living on properties serviced by septic systems.)
http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/septic/septicsmart.cfm 

EPA / WATER SENSE PROGRAM: (WaterSense, a partnership program by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeks to protect the future of our nation's water supply by offering people a simple way to use less water with water-efficient products, new homes, and services.):
http://www.epa.gov/watersense/

EPA / WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PAGE:
http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/wastewater/

EPA / DOE ENERGY STAR PROGRAM: (Promote Energy Efficiency at our Work and in Our Homes.)
https://www.energystar.gov/campaign/home?c=home_improvement.hm_improvement_index&s=footer

40 Years of Safe Drinking Water (40th Anniversary of the SDWA) http://www2.epa.gov/safedrinkingwater40

VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT LINKS (STATE & NAT'L):

MONTANA DEQ / SECURITY LINK FOR WATER SYSTEMS:
http://www.deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/pws/security/default.mcpx

MONTANA DISASTER & EMERGENCY SERVICES STATE DIRECTORY:
DES-and-National-Service-Volunteer-Community-Directory-Updated-5.31.11.pdf

VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS / LIST OF CONTACT NAMES:
Emergency Contact Names and Phone Number VA ERP (3/26/2013)

Climate Resilience Evaluation & Awareness Tool (CREAT): EPA has developed CREAT, a software tool to assist drinking water and wastewater utility owners and operators in understanding potential climate change threats and in assessing the related risks at their individual utilities. http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/watersecurity/climate/creat.cfm

EPA's VSAT Tool/Download VSAT / Follow the necessary instructions.
After you click on the link below; then click on the Training tab at the top of the page to access Basic and Advanced Training Videos!
http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/watersecurity/techtools/vsat.cfm

EPA's EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR INCIDENTS AFFECTION DRINKING WATER AND WASTEWATER SYSTEMS:
http://water.epa.gov/drink/index.cfm

EPA’s WARN (Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network) National Website for Mutual Aide and Assistance: http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/watersecurity/mutualaid/index.cfm

FEMA… Prepare, Plan and Stayed Informed! Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency. http://www.ready.gov/

OTHER STATE / NAT'L LINKS:

ABB Energy Saving Tools: ABB has developed calculation tools for estimating the energy savings that become available when applying electric speed control to certain flow machines. Using PumpSave and FanSave tools, AC drive control in pumps and fans can be compared against traditional flow control methods in terms of energy usage. http://www.abb.com/product/ap/seitp322/24b03100d005c31ac1256e040043f4c1.aspx?country=US

AWWA (American Water Works Association)
http://www.awwa.org

AWWA Research Foundation
http://www.waterrf.org

MONTANA ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES:
http://www.mtcounties.org/

MONTANA BOARD OF SANITARIANS:
http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/san_board/board_page.asp

MONTANA BOARD OF WATER WELL CONTRACTORS:
http://www.dnrc.mt.gov/wrd/water_op/bwwc/default.asp

MONTANA BUREAU of MINES and GEOLOGY:
http://www.mbmg.mtech.edu/

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE:
http://commerce.mt.gov/

MONTANA DEQ / DRINKING WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND (SRF):
http://www.deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/srf/DWSRF/default.mcpx

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES:
http://www.dphhs.mt.gov//

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRY / SAFETY & HEALTH BUREAU:
http://erd.dli.mt.gov/safety-health/

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES & CONSERVATION (DNRC):
http://dnrc.mt.gov/

MONTANA DNRC WATER RIGHT QUERY SYSTEM
http://nris.mt.gov/dnrc/waterrights/default.aspx

MONTANA ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING CENTER / METC:
http://www.msun.edu/grants/metc/

MONTANA GROUNDWATER INFORMATION CENTER / WELL LOGS:
http://mbmggwic.mtech.edu/

MONTANA LEAGUE OF CITIES & TOWNS:
http://www.mtleague.org

MONTANA PLUMBING CODE
https://archive.org/stream/gov.mt.plumbing/mt_plumbing_djvu.txt

MONTANA STATE LEGISLATURE:
http://leg.mt.gov/css/default.asp

U.S. DOE / (Department of Energy) - The Pumping System Assessment Tool (PSAT):
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/manufacturing/tech_assistance/software_psat.html