Capacity development (CD) is an initiative by the state to ensure that drinking water systems acquire and maintain adequate technical, managerial and financial capabilities to enable them to consistently provide safe drinking water. Capacity has three components: technical, managerial and financial.
The requirements of the new systems CD program may apply to your system, if the following applies.
System or proposed system is a CWS (community water system) or NTNCWS (non-transient, non-community water system) which:
Components and Chemical Additive Certification Requirements
The state requires that all chemicals added to drinking water and all system components that come in contact with drinking water be certified under ANSI/NSF Standards 60 and 61. These standards ensure that there are no harmful chemicals inadvertently added to the drinking water supply. Please note: Links on this page will open in a new browser window.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.