Drinking Water

New Jersey State and USEPA Federal Drinking Water Standards

Microbial Source Tracking - Human or Animal Fecal Contamination

Revised Total Coliform Rule

USEPA Ground Water Rule

Drinking Water Testing on Aircraft

NJ State's Boil Water Advisory Fact Sheet

Sample Collection Brochure from IDEXX

Private Well Water

Disinfection of Drinking Water Wells

Dartmouth University Video - In Small Doses: Arsenic 

Recreational Bathing Water

New Jersey State Department of Health Public Recreational Bathing Regulations.  Referred to often as simply “the Code”, these regulations are applicable throughout all of New Jersey as part of the NJ State Sanitary Code, Chapter IX N.J.A.C. 8:26. 

The Professional Pool Operators of American supported swimming pool and waterpark operators. It had many informational articles. For an interesting article about chlorine stabilization and cyanuric acid, click here.

The Environmental Science and Technology article on The Effect of Cyanuric Acid on the Inactivation of Cryptosporidium parvum under Hyperchlorination Conditions.  This addresses the effects chlorine stabilizer has on the effectiveness of chlorine disinfection.

The Centers for Disease Control's instructions on what to do in case of fecal accidents.  The CDC has also published Reports on Cryptosporidiosis and Giardiasis Surveillance in the United States. These reports include exposures in Recreational Bathing Waters and note how there is an increase in these diseases during the summer months.

The Centers for Disease Control's website on Pool Safety.

Pool & Hot Tub Alliance has information about pool operations and training. It lists a schedule for Certified Pool Operator (CPO) courses.

Food Safety

HACCP - Food Safety Programs & Related Links