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Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators Regulations [18 VAC 160 ‑ 20]
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Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for operators of waterworks and wastewater works.
State Authority 54.1-113 and and 54.1-201
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the waterworks and wastewater works operators profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and busineses of the Commonwealth.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha Henshaw  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: waterwasteoper@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8595    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Fee Adjustment 2014 Proposed DPB review in progress.
General Review 2014 NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.
Regulatory Reform Final Governor's office review in progress.
Amend Definitions of Supervision, SDS Experience and Document Requirements for Installers Final Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
WWW Operator to Sit for COSSO Exam Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2013.
Temporary Suspension of Exam Requirement for Conventional Installer Applicants Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2012.
General Review Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2010.
Amend regulations to license onsite sewage system professionals. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2009.
Amendments to Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators Regulations Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2006.
Amendment to Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Operations Regulations. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2006.
Amendment to regulations of the Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2004.
Amendment to Board for Waterworks and Wasteworks Operators Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/15/2001.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Temporary License Emergency/NOIRA Stage withdrawn before the Secretary's office completed its review.