Planning a Drinking Water System Project - PUB2649

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Steps in a Drinking Water System Project

  1. Hire an engineer.
  2. Evaluate existing system and needed improvements.
  3. Evaluate and select a preferred alternative.
  4. Hold a bond election.
  5. Apply for construction approval.
  6. Initiate construction
  7. Complete construction.
  8. Apply for a permit to dispense or permit transfer

This fact sheet provides drinking water system owners an overview of the steps generally involved in a drinking water infrastructure project.