Environmental Protection Agency releases updated Remedial Action List

Date released: Apr 20 2016

  • There are currently 119 supplies on the EPA Remedial Action List (RAL).
  • Over 800,000 people are served by drinking water supplies listed on the EPA Remedial Action List, this is up by 21,000 since the end of 2015.

The EPA has today updated the Remedial Action List for public drinking water supplies. This list is used by the EPA to direct actions to resolve the most serious deficiencies in public water supplies.  This is formulated as a result of EPA audits and investigations of drinking water quality failures. The primary issues identified by the EPA include: effective disinfection, barriers to Cryptosporidium, and inadequate control of trihalomethanes. 

The updated Remedial Action List is now available on the website.