Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals
 
chapter
Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 160 ‑ 30]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for operators of waterworks and wastewater works.
State Authority 54.1-113 and 54.1-201
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
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.
Meetings See all meetings (5) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Cameron Parris  / Regulatory Operations Administrator
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: Cameron.Parris@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-9183    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2021 Fee Adjustment Proposed Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
General Review of Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators Licensing Regulations NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/11/2023.
Amendments to Incorporate Changes from Marijuana Legalization
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/08/2021.
2017 Temporary Fee Reduction
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2018.
General Review 2014 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/01/2017.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2021 Fee Adjustment

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
1/22/2021 Agency Completed Retain As Is