Department of Health

Oversight of Public Water Supply Systems

Public water systems in New York State must comply with health and safety requirements in the Public Health Law and State Sanitary Code. The Department of Health is responsible for overseeing local compliance with these requirements. We examined the Departmentís oversight activities and found that the Department effectively monitored local compliance and took appropriate corrective action when required.

For a complete copy of Report 2003-S-36 click here.
For a copy of the 90-day response click here.
For a copy of the associated follow-up report click here.