CCR Rule Revision Working Group Meetings

EPA has announced the schedule for the next three meetings of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC) Consumer Confidence Report Rule Revision Working Group.

The agenda for the September 2nd meeting is here (ccr-rule-revision-working-group-agenda-session-6_0 ).  As indicated the objectives for the meeting are as follows:

  1. Understand the EPA’s approach for risk communication, including how people perceive risk, and factors that impact their decisions;
  2. Share perspectives and provide input on questions related to improving risk communication and accuracy in CCRs;
  3. Review submitted examples of CCRs to share perspectives on successes and opportunities; and
  4. Plan next steps.
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About Dan Askenaizer

Dr. Askenaizer leads WQTS’ work on regulatory compliance support for many of our water agencies clients. Dr. Askenaizer tracks water quality and treatment regulations at the Federal and State levels and provides regulatory updates to our clients. Dr. Askenaizer has strong expertise in the development of Regulatory Monitoring and Compliance Plans (RMCPs), which he has completed for a number of water agencies. He has also been working on a number of projects dealing with the development of distribution system monitoring plans and review of nitrification control strategies. Prior to joining WQTS, Dr. Askenaizer was the Water Quality Manager for the Glendale Water and Power. Under his leadership, the Water Quality Group conducted a demonstration-scale study of chlorite for nitrification control and a pilot-scale study of biological treatment for removal of nitrate. Dan has 30 years of experience working on projects dealing with regulatory, water quality and public health issues. Dan has given numerous presentations at workshops and round-tables across the country for water utilities. Dan was instrumental in developing and implementing a Mentoring Program for water staff and was involved in a Sustainable Development team.