Resources, Guidance and Information
Drinking Water Order Policy (pdf file)
Boil Water Order Posting Template(pdf file)
Do Not Drink Order Posting Template(pdf file)
Do Not Use Order Posting Template(pdf file)
Fact Sheets and Guidance Documents
Becoming a VSWS Operator (pdf file)
Boil Water Order Fact Sheet for Consumers (pdf file)
Drought Contingency Guidance (pdf file)
Dug Well Information and Guidance (pdf file)
Emergency Water Supply Planning (pdf file)
Groundwater Rule (pdf file)
Home Heating Oil Tank Replacement (pdf file)
Maintaining Pipes and Storage Tanks (pdf file)
Model Wellhead Protection Ordinance (pdf file)
Opening Your Water System for the Season (pdf file)
Preparing for Fall Hurricane Season in Maine (pdf file)
Sampling Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (pdf file)
Total Coliform Sampling- How to (pdf file)
Transient Guidebook (pdf file)
Treatment System Maintenance (pdf file)
Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) Setbacks (pdf file)
Well Shocking Guidelines (pdf file)
Where can I find a Drinking Water Program form?
Download Documents - Links to forms, lists, applications, policies, resources, guidance and rules
What's going on at the Drinking Water Program?
Service Connection - The Drinking Water Program's quarterly newsletter
Where does my drinking water come from?
I need professional help with my drinking water
(Please note that this only a partial list, and is not an official endorsement of any company or professional. Services and prices may vary. To be included as a resource, please contact the Drinking Water Program at 207-287-2070)
I have questions about water sampling.
Required Testing Reports are also available online (Last Updated 4/2012)
How to Collect a Water Sample (pdf file)