34A-3 WATER SUPPLY AND TREATMENT SYSTEM OPERATORS
WATER SUPPLY AND TREATMENT SYSTEM OPERATORS
Definition of terms.
Classification of plants and systems according to skill required.
Certification of qualifications to supervise plants and systems.
Plants and systems for which certified operators required.
Operator certification to comply with federal Safe Drinking Water Act.
Board of Certification created--Functions--Composition of board.
Direction and supervision by Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Terms of office of appointive members of board.
Vacancy in appointive membership--Termination of membership.
Chairman and officers of board--Secretary.
Meetings of board--Minutes and reports.
Duties of secretary.
Functions performed by Department of Environment and Natural Resources and
Board of Water Management.
Certified operators required for plants and systems--Time allowed to qualify--Misdemeanor.
Application for certification--Proof of fitness.
Examination and certification of applicants.
Certification of present operators without examination--Restricted certificate.
Individuals certified under voluntary programs.
Expiration and renewal of certifications.
Fees for certification and renewal--Deposit and use of funds.
Agreements for reciprocal certification.
Suspension or revocation of certificate for violations.
Procedure for suspension or revocation.
New certificate after suspension or revocation--Judicial review.
Rules promulgated by secretary--Contents.
Civil fine for supervision of water treatment plant by uncertified operator.