Engineering Review | Point-of-Use Drinking Water Review Application Information

Approval to Construct and Approval of Construction

The Arizona Point-Of-Entry (POE) and Point-Of-Use (POU) Treatment Devices Compliance Program Guidance provides an overview of the POE/POU compliance program including the minimum criteria and procedures established by the Arizona Administrative Code (AAC) R18-4-2181 and R18-4-1032 (40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 142.62(h)) | View/Download Guidance >

The design review of POE/POU systems is conducted by the ADEQ Phoenix Office, except in Maricopa and Pima Counties where it is conducted by the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department and the Pima Department of Environmental Quality, respectively.

The primary components necessary for application are as follows:

Approval to Construct Certificate

  • Approval to Construct (ATC) POU/POE Water Treatment Application
  • Design Report and Construction Plan
  • Manufacturer’s Certification of Effectiveness
  • Operations and Maintenance Plan
  • Sampling Plan
  • Description of Customer Education and Outreach Efforts
  • Application Fee

Approval of Construction Certificate

  • POE/POU Program AOC Application Form

Applications, templates and checklists (in .docx format) are packaged together and available for download | Download Application Packet (.zip) >

Design Standards

Several materials, construction and testing standards are referenced by rule and bulletins for Point-of-Use installations. Following are some commonly utilized standards (but not all referenced by rule).

ADEQ Point-of-Use Guidance Document | Download > 
Maricopa Association of Governments: Standard Specifications & Details Committee | View Website >
Pima County/City of Tucson Standard Details | View Website >