Coliform Bacteria in Drinking Water Supplies - contains a brochure produced by the New York State Department of Health with information regarding coliform testing (the standard test for potability). This brochure aims to help interpret the results of your water sample. Read more
If your Food Service Establishment will be served by on-site water and/or sewage utilities (not connected to a municipal supply), additional Sanitary Code requirements must be met before you can obtain a permit. Below is a fact sheet concerning these requirements and instructions on how to proceed.
The downloads below contain a series of fact sheets produced by the NYS Department of Health intended to provide guidance to NYS residents on the proper construction, maintenance and use of private water supplies. Please note that these fact sheets are intended to supplement the "NYS Sanitary Code - Subpart 5-1, Appendix B: Standards for Water Wells."
The “DOH-360CUV: Water System Operation Report” form is used to report on the daily operation of disinfection systems for public water supplies.
The "DOH-1323: Report on Operation of Swimming Pool" form is used to report on the daily operation of disinfection systems for public swimming pools.
Both of these forms are available in two file types below. One is a pdf version that may be printed and filled in by hand. The other is a MS Excel file, for operators that wish to fill out the report on a computer. Read more