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A Guide for City Water


Quiz Questions

1.The Municipal Setting Designations MSD property can be a single property, multiple properties, or a portion of a property.
True
False
2. The water present _____________ ground surface is called groundwater.
Below
Above
3. The statute defines ground water as water that is used for drinking, showering, bathing, cooking, or for irrigating crops intended for human consumption.
True
False
4. A business trust, partnership, association, or any other legal entity can apply for an MSD. This means that cities can also apply for an MSD.
True
False
5. The statute also defines a role for cities that border the proposed MSD city within one-half mile of the proposed MSD boundary or that own or operate a groundwater supply well located within 5 mi of the proposed MSD boundary.
True
False
6. In the notice letter, the applicant is required to ___________________________________.
Identify the location of the proposed MSD property,
State the reason for the MSD certification,
Identify the type of groundwater contaminants,
All the above
None of the above
7. The TCEQ is to receive and process applications, verify that proposed MSD properties meet statutory eligibility requirements, and verify that applications are administratively complete. If the MSD property is statutorily eligible and the application is complete, then the TCEQ will certify the application.
True
False
8. The TCEQ has statutory authority to deny an application when the eligibility requirements are not met and when the application is incomplete or inaccurate.
True
False
9. Figure1 represents __________________.
MSD application process
MSD recruitment process
10.The practical outcome of an MSD is that the requirement to investigate and remediate existing contaminated groundwater for use as potable water will be increased or retained.
True
False
11. Figures 2 and 3 illustrate the location of the major and minor groundwater aquifers in the state.
True
False
12. Pumping of groundwater for non-potable use can spread the existing groundwater contamination.
True
False
13.3-dimensional cross section of an MSD property and the designated groundwater zone is represented in ____________.
Figure 3
Figure 4