Assistance Links

Links for Further Assistance

Performance Based Training Course Certificate PresentationListed below are various links to websites that are of interest to public water supply systems, certified operators, engineers, and anyone with an interest in drinking water.

Regulatory Links

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Iowa Department of Public Health

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Rules & Statutes


Federal Register (published daily)

Code of Federal Regulations (published annually)

Safe Drinking Water Act (through Cornell Law Institute)


Iowa Administrative Bulletin (published bi-weekly)

Iowa Administrative Code (12/14/2011): Environmental Protection Commission, Code 567

  • Public Water Supply Systems: Chapter 40, 41, 42, 43
  • DWSRF (Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund): Chapter 44
  • Water Use and Allocation: Chapters 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55
  • Operator Certification: Chapter 81
  • Environmental Laboratory Certification: Chapter 83

Scientific & Technical Resource Links

Centers for Disease Control

10 States Standards (aka Recommended Standards for Water Works) - 2007 Edition

U.S. Geological Service

Weather & Climate

Technical Assistance Providers 

Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (IAMU)

Iowa Rural Water Association (IRWA)

Iowa Section - American Water Works Association (IA-AWWA)


Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA)

Iowa Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (IOWARN)