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§ 3676. Reporting Requirements for Owners of Wastewater Treatment Plants.

23 CA ADC § 3676BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 23. Waters
Division 3. State Water Resources Control Board and Regional Water Quality Control Boards
Chapter 26. Wastewater Treatment Plant Classification, Operator Certification, and Contract Operator Registration
Article 2. Classification of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Owner Reporting Requirements, and Criteria for a Class I Wastewater Treatment Plant
23 CCR § 3676
§ 3676. Reporting Requirements for Owners of Wastewater Treatment Plants.
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), within 60 days from the effective date of this section, an owner shall submit to the Office of Operator Certification a signed statement from the chief plant operator acknowledging and accepting the responsibilities of the position of “chief plant operator” as defined in section 3671.
(b) Except as provided in subdivision (c), in addition to providing the written acknowledgement required by subdivision (a), within 60 days from the effective date of this section, the owner of a privately owned wastewater treatment plant for which the State Water Board or a Regional Water Board has issued waste discharge requirements or any other wastewater treatment plant using a sequencing batch reactor or extended aeration treatment for process control shall submit to the Office of Operator Certification a description and schematic of the wastewater treatment plant's treatment processes and design flow, the name of the Regional Water Board overseeing the wastewater treatment plant, an employee organization chart, job descriptions, and duty rosters for wastewater treatment plant personnel.
(c) The owner of a wastewater treatment plant that will begin operating more than 60 days after the effective date of this section shall submit to the Office of Operator Certification at least 60 days before the wastewater treatment plant begins operating, a description and schematic of the wastewater treatment plant's treatment processes and design flow, the name of the Regional Water Board overseeing the wastewater treatment plant, an employee organization chart, job descriptions, and duty rosters for wastewater treatment plant personnel. The owner shall submit a signed statement from the chief plant operator acknowledging and accepting the responsibilities of the position of “chief plant operator” as defined in section 3671.
(d) The owner shall notify the Office of Operator Certification in writing within 30 days of the closure of the wastewater treatment plant or any change in the reportable items in subdivisions (b) or (c), that may affect the classification of the wastewater treatment plant.
(e) If the person designated as the chief plant operator changes, the owner shall notify the Office of Operator Certification in writing within 30 days and shall provide a signed statement from the new chief plant operator acknowledging and accepting the responsibilities of the position of “chief plant operator” as defined in section 3671.
(f) The owner shall notify the Office of Operator Certification in writing within 30 days of entering into or ending a contract with a contract operator.
(g) The owner shall notify the Office of Operator Certification in writing within 30 days of any final disciplinary action taken by the owner against an operator, provisional operator, operator-in-training, or contract operator. Disciplinary action includes reprimanding or placing on probation, suspending, demoting, or discharging an operator, provisional operator, operator-in-training, or contract operator for performing, or allowing or causing another to perform, any act in violation of this chapter. The notice shall include the name of the operator, provisional operator, operator-in-training, or contract operator, the specific violations, and the disciplinary action taken. The notice also shall include the operator's certificate number or the contract operator's registration number.
(1) Except as provided in (2) below, a notice received from an owner regarding final disciplinary action shall be retained in State Water Board files for three years.
(2) If the State Water Board imposes administrative civil liability or takes disciplinary action pursuant to article 9 or article 12 in response to the conduct which is the basis for the notice, then the notice shall remain in State Water Board files for 10 years.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 1058 and 13626, Water Code. Reference: Sections 13626, 13627, 13627.1, 13627.2, 13627.3 and 13627.4, Water Code.
HISTORY
1. Editorial correction renumbering section 2456 of chapter 3 to section 3676 filed 3-25-82; designated effective 1-6-82 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 82, No. 13).
2. Repealer and new section filed 7-26-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 31).
3. Amendment filed 5-28-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 26).
4. Amendment of section heading and section filed 6-24-92; operative 6-24-92 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 92, No. 26).
5. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 1-28-2013; operative 4-1-2013 (Register 2013, No. 5).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 3676, 23 CA ADC § 3676
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