Water Quality is a topic garnering increasingly more attention from regulatory bodies and environmental watch dogs. We are seeing more inspections, heftier fines and in some unfortunate cases contaminations that could have been avoided.
If you are responsible for overseeing your organizations water quality mandates you have numerous elements to manage, whether it be timely water sampling, meeting discharge regulations and requirements or completing Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) or inputting data into the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) or National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) reports and more.
Plus if you have multiple locations to oversee there are numerous jurisdictional regulations to consider including the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requirements. Clearly there is a lot to manage.
Often times juggling multiple processes, lab documentation and even several spreadsheets can increase the threat of missing something and risking non-compliance, fines or even worse … Read more...