The Water Quality Analysis Fee Advisory Committee was created under Chapter 26 of the Mississippi Safe Drinking Water Act of 1997, Section 41-26-23, for the purpose of assessing needs and costs for the implementation of the water quality analysis program.
The committee meets annually in April to assess the expenditures versus the expenses and make recommendations on an equitable fee schedule for the succeeding fiscal year. The annual report is due to the Mississippi State Department of Health by May 1 of each year. The advisory committee consists of four members, one appointed by each of the following organizations:
- The Mississippi Rural Water Association
- The Mississippi Municipal League
- The Mississippi Association of Supervisors
- The Mississippi Water and Pollution Control Operators Association, Inc.
The next meeting of the Advisory Committee is scheduled in April of 2019 with the specific date and time to be determined at a later date.