3940 State Water Resources Control Board
Program Descriptions


The Drinking Water Program works to protect and improve the health of all California residents by ensuring the safety of drinking water. This program is responsible for enforcing the state and federal Safe Drinking Water Acts, adopting drinking water standards, and enforcing compliance with drinking water standards. The program also establishes criteria for water recycling projects; supports and promotes water system security; provides support for improving technical, managerial, and financial capacity of public water systems; certifies laboratories that analyze environmental samples for regulatory purposes; and maintains a registry of certified water treatment devices.