Due to COVID-19, we are experiencing a delay in the printing of licenses. All licensee status and expiration dates can be verified at https://healthri.mylicense.com/Verification.
Renewal applications are sent out 60 days before your expiration date. If you have lost your renewal application or did not receive one contact us for a new copy.
The owner of the property on which the water system is located must apply for and hold the water system license. Fill out the application for the appropriate type of public water system.
This pre-application should be completed by applicants who want to start a business that is not serviced by a municipal water system and/or a public sewer system. Staff from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) or Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will contact you to provide further guidance regarding what steps may be necessary to get your business approved. The purpose of this pre-application is to provide general guidance about the scope of your project and the requirements under current regulations and laws.
Monitoring schedules are available on Drinking Water Watch. If you have any questions regarding specific monitoring requirements, please call the Center for Drinking Water Quality at (401) 222-6867.
Public water systes in Rhode Island are required to have complete Emergency Response Plans. Learn how to prepare for and navigate drinking water emergencies. more
The Department of Health accepts water quality data from environmental laboratories on behalf of public water suppliers. The web-based system provides an alternative to submitting handwritten or paper-based reports. more