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Ponds Used As A Private Water System

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

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."