(1) The department may perform nonroutine inspections of dams with any downstream hazard classification, separate from the periodic inspection program. The purposes for these inspections include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) Determining downstream hazard classification;
(b) Condition inspections during or immediately after emergencies such as floods or earthquakes;
(c) When problems or conditions arise that may pose a threat to the integrity of the dam;
(d) Obtaining routine monitoring data and information;
(e) Surficial inspections of low hazard dams.
(2) No fees shall be charged to the dam owner for nonroutine inspections.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.21A.064, 43.21A.080, 86.16.061, 90.03.350 and [90.03].470. 04-16-122 (Order 03-08), § 173-175-725, filed 8/4/04, effective 9/4/04.]