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  • Draft Mental Health Services Act Three Year Plan available for comment

    This FY18-20 MHSA 3-Year Program and expenditure Plan for Monterey County has been created to satisfy funding requirements set forth by Welfare and Institution Code (WIC) 5847 and authorized by the California Mental Health Service Oversight and Accountability Commission. The intended purpose of this document is to provide residents, stakeholders and service providers with an overview of planned MHSA funded activities in Monterey County over FY18 -20.

    8/23/2017 4:42:24 PM

  • Draft Mental Health Services Act Three Year Plan available for comment

    This FY18-20 MHSA 3-Year Program and expenditure Plan for Monterey County has been created to satisfy funding requirements set forth by Welfare and Institution Code (WIC) 5847 and authorized by the California Mental Health Service Oversight and Accountability Commission. The intended purpose of this document is to provide residents, stakeholders and service providers with an overview of planned MHSA funded activities in Monterey County over FY18 -20.

    8/23/2017 4:42:00 PM

  • Beach Advisory Lifted: Stillwater Cove, Pebble Beach

    Stillwater Cove was posted with an advisory due to high indicator bacteria found in samples taken 08/21/2017. Follow up samples reveal that bacteria have subsided to levels considered safe for recreational contact.

    8/23/2017 3:53:00 PM

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Source Capacity Testing

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Source Capacity Testing Requirements

All wells that are proposed to supply water for domestic use or to be connected to a water distribution system shall first undergo a continuous source-capacity (pumping) test to determine the yield of the well.  If you wish to use this test for a water system, new home, or a planning project such as a subdivision, the test shall be witnessed by the Drinking Water Protection Services. 

Test Procedures:

Mailing Address:
Drinking Water Protection Services-Well Program
1270 Natividad Rd
Salinas, CA 93906

 

Water Quality Testing Requirements

All new single connection domestic wells are required to have the following tests conducted  (See water system requirements for new water system well testing requirements):

  • Inorganic Chemical Analysis:  Aluminum, antimony, arsenic, asbestos, barium, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, chromium VI, cyanide, fluoride, mercury, nickel, nitrate (NO3), nitrite, (NO2), perchlorate, selenium, and thallium. Asbestos and cyanide may be waived if determined to not be vulnerable. 
  • Secondary Standards:  Total dissolved solids, specific conductance, chloride, sulfate, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, iron, manganese, carbonate, bicarbonate, hydroxide alkalinity, total hardness, MBAS, copper, zinc, silver, color, odor, turbidity, pH.  MTBE and thiobencarb are also required, but may be waived if determined to not be vulnerable.
  • Coliform Bacteria Analysis

Tests must be conducted by a California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program Certified Laboratory.  

See a list of operators and laboratories here

 

 

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