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Chapter 90.48 RCW

WATER POLLUTION CONTROL

RCW 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 actions -- Procedural requirements not applicable.
90.48.045Environmental excellence program agreements -- Effect on chapter.
90.48.080Discharge of polluting matter in waters prohibited.
90.48.090Right of entry -- Special inspection requirements for metals mining and milling operations.
90.48.095Authority of department to compel attendance and testimony of witnesses, production of books and papers -- Contempt proceedings to enforce -- Fees.
90.48.100Request for assistance.
90.48.110Plans and proposed methods of operation and maintenance of sewerage or disposal systems to be submitted to department -- Exceptions -- Time limitations.
90.48.112Plan evaluation -- Consideration of reclaimed water.
90.48.120Notice of department's determination that violation has or will occur -- Report to department of compliance with determination -- Order or directive to be issued -- Notice.
90.48.140Penalty.
90.48.142Violations -- Liability in damages for injury or death of fish, animals, vegetation -- Action to recover.
90.48.144Violations -- Civil penalty -- Procedure.
90.48.150Construction of chapter.
90.48.153Cooperation with federal government -- Federal funds.
90.48.156Cooperation with other states and provinces -- Interstate and state-provincial projects.
90.48.160Waste disposal permit -- Required -- Exemptions.
90.48.162Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporations.
90.48.165Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporations -- Cities, towns or municipal corporations may be granted authority to issue permits -- Revocation -- Termination of permits.
90.48.170Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporations -- Application -- Notice as to new operation or increase in volume -- Investigation -- Notice to other state departments.
90.48.180Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporations -- Issuance -- Conditions -- Duration.
90.48.190Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporations -- Termination -- Grounds.
90.48.195Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporations -- Modification or additional conditions may be ordered.
90.48.200Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporations -- Nonaction upon application -- Temporary permit -- Duration.
90.48.215Upland finfish facilities -- Waste discharge standards -- Waste disposal permit.
90.48.220Marine finfish rearing facilities -- Waste discharge standards -- Discharge permit applications -- Exemption.
90.48.230Application of administrative procedure law to rule making and adjudicative proceedings.
90.48.240Water pollution orders for conditions requiring immediate action -- Appeal.
90.48.250Agreements or contracts to monitor waters and effluent discharge.
90.48.260Federal clean water act -- Department designated as state agency, authority -- Delegation of authority -- Powers, duties, and functions.
90.48.261Exercise of powers under RCW 90.48.260 -- Aquatic resource mitigation.
90.48.262Implementation of RCW 90.48.260 -- Permits for energy facilities -- Rules and procedures.
90.48.264Federal clean water act -- Rules for on-site sewage disposal systems adjacent to marine waters.
90.48.270Sewage drainage basins -- Authority of department to delineate and establish.
90.48.280Sewage drainage basins -- Comprehensive plans for sewage drainage basins.
90.48.285Contracts with municipal or public corporations and political subdivisions to finance water pollution control projects -- Requisites -- Priorities.
90.48.290Grants to municipal or public corporations or political subdivisions to aid water pollution control projects -- Limitations.
90.48.310Application of barley straw to waters of the state.
90.48.364Discharge of oil into waters of the state -- Definitions.
90.48.366Discharge of oil into waters of the state -- Compensation schedule.
90.48.367Discharge of oil into waters of the state -- Assessment of compensation.
90.48.368Discharge of oil into waters of the state -- Preassessment screening.
90.48.386Department of natural resources leases.
90.48.390Coastal protection fund -- Established -- Moneys credited to -- Use.
90.48.400Coastal protection fund -- Disbursal of moneys from.
90.48.420Water quality standards affected by forest practices -- Department of ecology solely responsible for water quality standards -- Forest practices rules -- Adoption -- Examination -- Enforcement procedures.
90.48.422Water quality standards -- Compliance methods -- Department 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 projects -- Approval process -- Waiver of public review.
90.48.445Aquatic noxious weed control -- Water quality permits -- Definition.
90.48.447Aquatic plant management program -- Commercial herbicide information -- Experimental application of herbicides -- Appropriation for study.
90.48.448Eurasion water milfoil -- Pesticide 2,4-D application.
90.48.450Discharges from agricultural activity -- Consideration to be given as to whether enforcement action would contribute to conversion of land to nonagricultural use -- Minimize the possibility.
90.48.455Discharge of chlorinated organics -- Engineering reports by pulp and paper mills -- Permits limiting discharge.
90.48.465Water discharge fees -- Report to the legislature.
90.48.480Reduction of sewer overflows -- Plans -- Compliance schedule.
90.48.490Sewage treatment facilities -- Plans 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 permits -- Incorporation of permit conditions.
90.48.530Construction projects involving fill material -- Leaching test.
90.48.531Leaching tests -- Identification -- Report to the legislature.
90.48.540Use attainability analysis of water within federal reclamation project boundaries--Rules.
90.48.545Storm water technical resource center -- Duties -- Advisory committee -- Report to the legislature.
90.48.555Construction and industrial storm water general permits--Effluent limitations--Report.
90.48.560Construction and industrial storm water general permits--Inspection and compliance.
90.48.565Construction and industrial storm water general permits--Fees.
90.48.570Water quality data--Findings--Intent.
90.48.575Water quality data--Definitions.
90.48.580Water quality data--Credible data, information, literature.
90.48.585Water quality data--When credible.
90.48.590Water quality data--Falsified data--Penalty.
90.48.595On-site sewage disposal system repair and replacement -- Loan and grant programs.
90.48.605Amending state water quality standards -- Compliance schedules in excess of ten years authorized.
90.48.900Severability -- 1945 c 216.
90.48.901Severability -- 1967 c 13.
90.48.902Severability -- 1970 ex.s. c 88.
90.48.903Severability -- 1971 ex.s. c 180.
90.48.904Severability -- 1989 c 262.
90.48.906Short title -- 1971 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 plants -- Certification and regulation of operators: Chapter 70.95B RCW.

Environmental certification programs -- Fees -- Rules--Liability: 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.