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Chapter 173-230 WAC

Ecology is beginning a new rulemaking for Chapter 173-230 WAC Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Plants. As part of this rulemaking we will be focusing on the following:
  • Establishing a fee schedule to replace existing fee requirements.
  • Revising:
    • Definitions.
    • Rule language for new treatment technologies.
  • Providing for an Operator in Training and respective education and experience qualifications for groups II-IV.
  • Updating professional growth requirements.
  • Revising language regarding revocation and suspension of a certificate.
  • Reorganizing and clarifying rule language.
  • Other edits identified or necessary to support the above items, the overall objectives of the statute or chapter, or the goals of the program.

Rulemaking Timeline

Timeline

Announcement Phase (CR-101)

Filing date:
Jun. 22, 2018


Announcement documents

Rule Development Phase

June 22, 2018 - March 2019

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