Center for Drinking Water


To ensure the safety of Rhode Island's public drinking water supplies.

What We Do

  • Monitor public drinking water quality;
  • Enforce the Safe Drinking Water Act;
  • Approve new public water sources and systems;
  • Develop effective water system operations and management practices;
  • Develop policies and systems to optimize water system sustainability;
  • Create public awareness of and participation in support of safe drinking water.

Programs within the Center for Drinking Water

Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund

Public Drinking Water

Private Well Program

Bottled Water

Public Swimming Pools