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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 17-1419


Rescission of Technical Guidance

[47 Pa.B. 5109]
[Saturday, August 26, 2017]

 Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site at The ''Technical Guidance Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various Department bureaus where each bureau's final technical guidance documents are posted. The ''Technical Guidance Draft Documents'' heading is the link to the Department's draft technical guidance documents.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

 The Department encourages the use of the Internet to view and download technical guidance documents. When this option is not available, persons can order a paper copy of any of the Department's draft or final technical guidance documents by contacting the Department at (717) 783-8727.

 In addition, bound copies of some of the Department's documents are available as Department publications. Check with the appropriate bureau for more information about the availability of a particular document as a publication.

Changes to Technical Guidance Documents

 Following is the current list of recent changes. Persons who have questions or comments about a particular document should call the contact person whose name and phone number is listed with each document.

Rescission of Technical Guidance Document

DEP ID: 383-2200-108. Title: Guidance for the Review and Approval of an Existing Well Water Source for Use at a Public Water System. Description: The Department is rescinding this document because it provides exceptions from present day public water supply well construction standards, including casing material, casing thickness and grouting, that pose a potential health risk to the public. Any deviation from established construction standards is not fully protective of public health. The Department's public water supply well construction standards are measures that can prevent pollution from surface runoff and shallow aquifer zones that are above the source aquifer utilized for public water supply.

Contact: Questions regarding this technical guidance document should be directed to Michael Hess at (717) 772-5679 or

Effective Date: Friday, September 8, 2017


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-1419. Filed for public inspection August 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]

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