Drinking Water Quality Management

Number: 1000.7A PBS
Status: Active
Signature Date: 11/16/2023
Expiration Date: 11/16/2026


This Order establishes national U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Public Building Service (PBS) requirements for effectively managing and overseeing drinking water (DW) to help ensure the well-being of building occupants, contractors, and visitors in federally owned facilities and leased space under the jurisdiction, custody, or control of GSA (including federally owned facilities operating under a GSA delegation of operations and maintenance (O&M)).


     a.  Drinking Water Quality Management, PBS 1000.7 (September 13, 2016; Extended September 8, 2023).

     b.  Facilities Management Alert (FM-FY23-02) – Avoiding Water Stagnation, (August 4, 2023). 

Scope and applicability.

This Order, and the companion desk guide, apply to Federally owned facilities under the jurisdiction, custody, and control of the GSA, including facilities operating under a GSA delegation of authority. Limited aspects of this Order also apply to space leased by GSA and are dictated by the provisions of the lease.