What is a Private Water System Pond?
A private water system pond, is one that is constructed for the purpose of supplying potable water to one single-family dwelling and the entire watershed that fills the pond is under the complete control of the pond owner.
Ohio Administrative Code 3701-28 (Private Water Systems Rules)
Plans for Continuous Disinfection and Filtration for Ponds
- Design for Pond Systems - Coagulation, Chemical Disinfection
Both methods are acceptable for use with pond systems.
If there are concerns about Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs), refer to the Health Assessment fact sheet "Pond Water - Drinking Water Treatment of Blue-Green Algae."
- More information on HABs can be found at the ODH Harmful Algal Blooms page.