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|Main Title||Model State Information System for the Safe Drinking Water Program. Volume I: Subsystem Description. Definition of System Requirements.|
|CORP Author||American Management Systems, Inc., Arlington, Va.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Water Supply.|
|Report Number||EPA-68-01-1968; EPA/570/9-76/002-1;|
|Stock Number||PB-258 860|
|Additional Subjects||Water supply ; Potable water ; Information systems ; States(Uited States) ; Requirements ; Systems engineering ; Maintenance ; Tables(Data) ; Public utilities ; Data processing ; Design ; Input ; Upgrading ; Selection ; Periodic variations ; Scheduling ; Reporting ; National government ; Sanitary engineering ; Law enforcement ; Model State Information System ; Drinking water|
The document presents the definition of the inputs, outputs, files, processing steps, and timing requirements of a Model State Information System (MSIS) to assist states implement the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act. This definition, referred to as a 'general design' of an information system, was done at a level of detail required for evaluating the technical and administrative feasibility of developing a centralized or decentralized system. In order to implement MSIS, under either option, this general design must be followed by a detailed system design, which defines in detail in this report the various components of the MSIS.