Drinking Water Requirements for States and Public Water Systems

Total Coliform Rule Distribution System Advisory Committee

EPA established the Total Coliform Rule Distribution System Advisory Committee (TCRDSAC) under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the TCRDSAC is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Agency on revisions to the Total Coliform Rule (TCR).

Federal Register Notice: Establishment of the Total Coliform Rule Distribution System Advisory Committee (PDF) (2 pp, 183 K, About PDF)

Members List

David Baird
Representing: National Rural Water Association

Thomas Crawford
Representing: Native American Water Association

Cynthia Dougherty
Representing: US Environmental Protection Agency

Patti Fauver
Representing: Environmental Council of the States

Christine Maloni Hoover
Representing: National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates

Carrie Lewis
Representing: American Water Works Association

Mark LeChevallier
Representing: National Association of Water Companies

John Neuberger
Representing: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists

Harvey Minnigh
Representing: Rural Community Assistance Partnership

Lynn Thorp
Representing: Clean Water Action

Jerry Smith
Representing: Association of State Drinking Water Administrators

Mae Wu
Representing: Natural Resources Defense Council

Bruce Tobey
Representing: National League of Cities

David Visintainer
Representing: Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies

Bob Vincent
Representing: National Environmental Health Association


Cross Connection Control Resources

As part of the Agreement in Principle (September 2008), the Total Coliform Rule Distribution System Advisory Committee recommended that: “EPA and primacy agencies reference and compile existing requirements, guidance, and  other information on cross connection control practices from EPA, states, AWWA  and other relevant parties with the aim of having a single, complete resource  library available to the public.” 

Cross Connection Control Manual (PDF)(52 pp, 1430 K, About PDF) EPA 816-R-03-002

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