Plan Preparation and Design Guidance forDrinking Water Facilities
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Water Division – Public Water Supply Branch
PO Box 301463Montgomery, Alabama 36130334-271-7700
Projects submitted for a permit must meet the latest edition of ADEM Division 7 Regulations.
Projects must also meet Design Guidance Criteria unlesswritten exclusion is provided by the Chief of the Water Supply Branch.Exceptions to the Design Guidance Criteria must be noted and supportingdocumentation provided to justify such exceptions. Water Supply Branch staffwill use ADEM Administrative Code Division 7 and ADEM Design Guidance asa guide when reviewing all proposed construction projects.
Materials of Construction 5Discharge Permits 5Well Construction 5Gravel Wall Well 6Straight Wall Well 6Artesian Well 6Screens 6Pump Installation and Water Level 7MonitoringTreatment 7Chlorination and Equipment 7Fluoridation 8Aeration 9Corrosion Control 9Iron and Manganese Removal 10Pressure Sand Filtration 10Rapid Sand Filtration 11Sequestration 12Treatment for Control of Total and 12Fecal Coliform Bacteria andRemoval of TurbidityAlternative/Innovative Treatment Techniques 13