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General administration.

(1) The department administers this chapter unless:
(a) A local board of health adopts rules under RCW 70.05.060 or 70.46.060 to implement this chapter that are at least as stringent as this chapter; or
(b) The local health jurisdiction has accepted primary responsibility for administering this chapter in a JPR.
(2) Existing local rules shall remain in effect, except requirements of this chapter that are more stringent than the local board of health rules.
(3) In addition to the requirements of this chapter for Group B systems, local board of health rules may include, but are not limited to:
(a) System operations and maintenance;
(b) Ongoing water quality and water use monitoring;
(c) Reporting of water quality and water use monitoring data to the local health jurisdiction;
(d) System inspections or sanitary surveys;
(e) Public notification;
(f) Additional requirements for existing systems to be considered in compliance; and
(g) Regulation of systems with one or two service connections.
(4) A local board of health may adopt rules that require a purveyor of a Group B system to obtain an annual operating permit as authorized under RCW 70.119A.130.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and chapter 70.119A RCW. WSR 12-24-070, § 246-291-030, filed 12/4/12, effective 1/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 95-20-078, § 246-291-030, filed 10/4/95, effective 11/4/95; WSR 94-14-002, § 246-291-030, filed 6/22/94, effective 7/23/94.]
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