Source Water Protection
Public drinking water systems are required to develop and implement Source Protection Plans (SPPs) to protect their drinking water sources.
Our Source Water Specialist can help your system write or update a Source Protection Plan. Find contact info here. Due to limited staff time, priority will be given to Member Systems.
You can use the resources below to write or update your system’s Source Protection Plan.
Fact Sheet: Groundwater Source Protection Areas (Community Water Systems)
Fact Sheet: Groundwater Source Protection Areas (NTNC Systems)
Fact Sheet: Surface Water Source Protection Areas
Fact Sheet: Source Protection Active Implementation
Help Guide: Potential Sources of Contamination
Required Agricultural Practices
Source Water Protection – Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Natural Resources Atlas – online mapping tool
Vermont Center for Geographic Information – parcel viewer