Chapter 90.48 RCW

WATER POLLUTION CONTROL

Sections

90.48.010Policy enunciated.
90.48.020Definitions.
90.48.030Jurisdiction of department.
90.48.035Rule-making authority.
90.48.037Authority of department to bring enforcement actions.
90.48.039Hazardous substance remedial actionsProcedural requirements not applicable.
90.48.045Environmental excellence program agreementsEffect on chapter.
90.48.080Discharge of polluting matter in waters prohibited.
90.48.090Right of entrySpecial inspection requirements for metals mining and milling operations.
90.48.095Authority of department to compel attendance and testimony of witnesses, production of books and papersContempt proceedings to enforceFees.
90.48.100Request for assistance.
90.48.110Plans and proposed methods of operation and maintenance of sewerage or disposal systems to be submitted to departmentExceptionsTime limitations.
90.48.112Plan evaluationConsideration of reclaimed water.
90.48.120Notice of department's determination that violation has or will occurReport to department of compliance with determinationOrder or directive to be issuedNotice.
90.48.140Penalty.
90.48.142ViolationsLiability in damages for injury or death of fish, animals, vegetationAction to recover.
90.48.144ViolationsCivil penaltyProcedure.
90.48.150Construction of chapter.
90.48.153Cooperation with federal governmentFederal funds.
90.48.156Cooperation with other states and provincesInterstate and state-provincial projects.
90.48.158Grants to public bodies authorized.
90.48.160Waste disposal permitRequiredExemptions.
90.48.162Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporations.
90.48.165Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsCities, towns or municipal corporations may be granted authority to issue permitsRevocationTermination of permits.
90.48.170Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsApplicationNotice as to new operation or increase in volumeInvestigationNotice to other state departments.
90.48.180Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsIssuanceConditionsDuration.
90.48.190Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsTerminationGrounds.
90.48.195Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsModification or additional conditions may be ordered.
90.48.200Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsNonaction upon applicationTemporary permitDuration.
90.48.215Upland finfish facilitiesWaste discharge standardsWaste disposal permit.
90.48.220Marine finfish rearing facilitiesWaste discharge standardsDischarge permit applicationsExemption.
90.48.225Issuance of national pollutant discharge elimination system permits associated with nonnative marine finfish aquaculture.
90.48.230Application of administrative procedure law to rule making and adjudicative proceedings.
90.48.240Water pollution orders for conditions requiring immediate actionAppeal.
90.48.250Agreements or contracts to monitor waters and effluent discharge.
90.48.260Federal clean water actDepartment designated as state agency, authorityDelegation of authorityPowers, duties, and functions.
90.48.261Exercise of powers under RCW 90.48.260Aquatic resource mitigation.
90.48.262Implementation of RCW 90.48.260Permits for energy facilitiesRules and procedures.
90.48.264Federal clean water actRules for on-site sewage disposal systems adjacent to marine waters.
90.48.270Sewage drainage basinsAuthority of department to delineate and establish.
90.48.280Sewage drainage basinsComprehensive plans for sewage drainage basins.
90.48.285Contracts with municipal or public corporations and political subdivisions to finance water pollution control projectsRequisitesPriorities.
90.48.290Grants to municipal or public corporations or political subdivisions to aid water pollution control projectsLimitations.
90.48.310Application of barley straw to waters of the state.
90.48.364Discharge of oil into waters of the stateDefinitions.
90.48.366Discharge of oil into waters of the stateCompensation schedule.
90.48.367Discharge of oil into waters of the stateAssessment of compensation.
90.48.368Discharge of oil into waters of the statePreassessment screening.
90.48.386Department of natural resources leases.
90.48.390Coastal protection fundEstablishedMoneys credited toUse.
90.48.400Coastal protection fundDisbursal of moneys from.
90.48.420Water quality standards affected by forest practicesDepartment of ecology solely responsible for water quality standardsForest practices rulesAdoptionExaminationEnforcement procedures.
90.48.422Water quality standardsCompliance methodsDepartment authority.
90.48.425Forest practices act and regulations relating to water quality protection to be utilized to satisfy federal water pollution act.
90.48.430Watershed restoration projectsApproval processWaiver of public review.
90.48.445Aquatic noxious weed controlWater quality permitsDefinition.
90.48.447Aquatic plant management programCommercial herbicide informationExperimental application of herbicidesAppropriation for study.
90.48.448Eurasian water milfoilPesticide 2,4-D application.
90.48.450Discharges from agricultural activityConsideration to be given as to whether enforcement action would contribute to conversion of land to nonagricultural useMinimize the possibility.
90.48.455Discharge of chlorinated organicsEngineering reports by pulp and paper millsPermits limiting discharge.
90.48.465Water discharge feesReport to the legislature.
90.48.480Reduction of sewer overflowsPlansCompliance schedule.
90.48.490Sewage treatment facilitiesPlans to upgrade or construct.
90.48.495Water conservation measures to be considered in sewer plans.
90.48.520Review of operations before issuance or renewal of wastewater discharge permitsIncorporation of permit conditions.
90.48.530Construction projects involving fill materialLeaching test.
90.48.531Leaching testsIdentificationReport to the legislature.
90.48.540Use attainability analysis of water within federal reclamation project boundariesRules.
90.48.545Stormwater technical resource centerDutiesAdvisory committeeReport to legislative committees.
90.48.570Water quality dataFindingsIntent.
90.48.575Water quality dataDefinitions.
90.48.580Water quality dataCredible data, information, literature.
90.48.585Water quality dataWhen credible.
90.48.590Water quality dataFalsified dataPenalty.
90.48.595On-site sewage disposal system repair and replacementLoan and grant programs.
90.48.605Amending state water quality standardsCompliance schedules in excess of ten years authorized.
90.48.906Short title1971 ex.s. c 180.

NOTES:

County water and sewerage systems, approval of the department of social and health services and the department of ecology: RCW 36.94.100.
Domestic waste treatment plantsCertification and regulation of operators: Chapter 70.95B RCW.
Environmental certification programsFeesRulesLiability: RCW 43.21A.175.
Oil and hazardous substance spill prevention and response: Chapter 90.56 RCW.
Oil tankers on Puget Sound, restrictions, etc.: RCW 88.16.170 through 88.16.190.
Shellfish, sanitary control: RCW 69.30.130.
Washington clean air act: Chapter 70.94 RCW.
Water-sewer district powers as to mutual systems, approval of exercise by pollution control commission: RCW 57.08.065.
Water pollution control facilities, tax exemptions and credits: Chapter 82.34 RCW.
Water resources act of 1971: Chapter 90.54 RCW.
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