EGLE has primary enforcement authority in Michigan for the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act under the legislative authority of the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act. As such, EGLE has regulatory oversight for all public water supplies, including approximately 1,400 community water supplies and 10,000 noncommunity water supplies. The program regulates the water well drilling industry. Michigan has nearly (1.12 million) households served by private wells, with approximately 15,000 domestic wells drilled each year. EGLE also investigates drinking water well contamination, and oversees remedial activities at sites of groundwater contamination affecting drinking water wells.
COVID-19: Water Transmission and COVID-19 (CDC)
- Michigan.gov/MILeadSafe: information on lead exposure and testing results
- PFAS Drinking Water Rules
- What is a Public Water Supply?
- PFAS Response Website
- EGLE Lead and Copper in Drinking Water
- Protecting Your Private Water Supply in an Emergency
- EGLE Drinking Water Laboratory
- Other Certified Drinking Water Laboratories
- Operator Training and Certifications
- Public Swimming Pools
- Drinking Water Revolving Fund
- Michigan Environmental Health and Drinking Water Information System (MiEHDWIS)
- Secondary Treatment
- School Drinking Water Program