Drinking Water Regulations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA)
EPA develops and enforces regulations that implement environmental laws enacted by Congress. One of EPA's responsibilities is to establish and enforce national drinking water standards.
To view federal drinking water regulations, visit the Web site below.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
The Texas Commission of Environmental Quality provides leadership and policy guidance for state, federal and local initiatives. Its goal is to conserve and protect Texas’ natural resources (air, water, land, wildlife, and minerals) in a consistent manner to encourage sustainable economic development and minimize harmful environmental effects.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delegated the rule-making and enforcement authority for Texas to TCEQ. To view state drinking water regulations, visit the Web site below.