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Introduced in House (04/18/1996)

Water Quality Public Right-To-Know Act of 1996 - Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to require each community water system to report at least once annually to its consumers on the level of contaminants in the drinking water purveyed by that system (consumer confidence report).

Allows a Governor of a State to exempt community water systems within the State serving fewer than 3,300 persons or other systems if such systems inform customers that they will not be complying with this Act and will make information available upon request to the public regarding their water quality.

Authorizes a State exercising primary enforcement responsibility to establish alternative requirements with respect to the form and content of the report.