Chapter 173-230 WAC

Ecology is conducting rulemaking for Chapter 173-230 WAC Certification of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Plants. This rulemaking will establish a fee schedule, clarify, and make improvements to the Wastewater Operator Certification Program.  Please see below for more information. 

Rulemaking timeline

Timeline

Announcement phase (CR-101)

Filing date:
Jun. 22, 2018


Announcement documents
​Announcement Notice – CR-101

Rule development phase

June 22, 2018 - March 2019



Public input & involvement

Advisory meetings

Sept. 6, 2018 
Rule Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting
9:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m
Lacey Community Center
6729 Pacific Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98503

Oct. 2, 2018
Rule Advisory Committee Meeting
St. Placid Priory
500 College St NE
Lacey, WA 98516

An Informal Comment Period was held Oct. 25 - Nov. 26,  2018

See informal comments online.

Rule proposal phase (CR-102)

Filing date:
Mar. 12, 2019


Rule proposal documents:

Comment period

Comments are due May 1, 2019

Submit Comments Online

Submit written comments to:
Jocelyn Jones
Department of Ecology
Water Quality Program
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600

Send parcel delivery services to:
Jocelyn Jones
Department of Ecology
Water Quality Program
300 Desmond Dr. SE
Lacey, WA 98503
 
Submit comments in person at a Public Hearing:

April 23, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.     
In-Person Public Workshop and Hearing         
Dept. of Ecology  
300 Desmond Dr.
Lacey, WA 98503

April 23, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Webinar (online) Public Workshop and Hearing
Register

April 25, 2019 at 10:00 AM
In-Person Public Workshop and Hearing
Moses Lake Civic Center
401 South Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837

Assistance for persons with disabilities:
Contact: Teresa Reno by April 15, 2019 to request assistance.
Phone: 360-407-7285
Email: Teresa.Reno@ecy.wa.gov
TTY: People with speech disability may call TTY at 877-833-6341. People with impaired hearing may call Washington Relay Service at 711.

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Accessibility

To request ADA accommodation for disabilities, or printed materials in a format for the visually impaired, call Teresa Reno at 360-407-7285 or email teresa.reno@ecy.wa.gov. People with impaired hearing may call Washington Relay Service at 711. People with speech disability may call TTY at 877-833-6341.