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110 STAT. 1638 PUBLIC LAW 104-182—AUG. 6, 1996 Reports. Publication. Native Americans. "(I) be provided to appropriate broadcast media; "(II) be prominently published in a newspaper of general circulation serving the area not later than 1 day after distribution of a notice pursuant to clause (i) or the date of publication of the next issue of the newspaper; or "(III) be provided by posting or door-to-door notification in lieu of notification by means of broadcast media or newspaper. "(D) WRITTEN NOTICE.— "(i) IN GENERAL.—Regulations issued under subparagraph (A) shall specify notification procedures for violations other than the violations covered by subparagraph (C). The procedures shall specify that a public water system shall provide written notice to each person served by the system by notice (I) in the first bill (if any) prepared after the date of occurrence of the violation, (II) in an annual report issued not later than 1 year after the date of occurrence of the violation, or (III) by mail or direct delivery as soon as practicable, but not later than 1 year after the date of occurrence of the violation. "(ii) FORM AND MANNER OF NOTICE.—The Administrator shall prescribe the form and manner of the notice to provide a clear and readily understandable explanation of the violation, any potentisQ adverse health effects, and the steps that the system is taking to seek alternative water supplies, if any, until the violation is corrected. " (E) UNREGULATED CONTAMINANTS. —The Administrator may require the owner or operator of a public water system to give notice to the persons served by the system of the concentration levels of an unregulated contaminant required to be monitored under section 1445(a). "(3) REPORTS.— " (A) ANNUAL REPORT BY STATE. — "(i) IN GENERAL.— Not later than January 1, 1998, and annually thereafter, each State that has primary enforcement responsibility under section 1413 shall prepare, make readily available to the public, and submit to the Administrator an annual report on violations of national primary drinking water regulations by public water systems in the State, including violations with respect to (I) maximum contaminant levels, (II) treatment requirements, (III) variances and exemptions, and (IV) monitoring requirements determined to be significant by the Administrator after consultation with the States. "(ii) DISTRIBUTION. — The State shall publish and distribute summaries of the report and indicate where the full report is available for review. "(B) ANNUAL REPORT BY ADMINISTRATOR. —Not later than July 1, 1998, and annually thereafter, the Administrator shall prepare and make available to the public an annual report summarizing and evaluating reports submitted by States pursuant to subparagraph (A) and notices