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PDFWAC 246-295-001

Purpose.

(1) The purpose of these rules is to:
(a) Establish criteria for approving satellite system management agencies hereafter referred to as satellite management agencies (SMAs) pursuant to RCW 70.116.134;
(b) Delineate the process organizations and/or individuals must follow to be considered an approved SMA; and
(c) Outline procedures for coordination between water users, purveyors, SMAs, local government and the department.
(2) This chapter is specifically designed to ensure:
(a) The enhancement of public health through the use of SMAs;
(b) SMAs are capable of providing high quality drinking water in a reliable manner and in a quantity suitable for intended use;
(c) SMAs are capable of meeting the requirements of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act, P.L. 93-523 and P.L. 99-339; and
(d) Uniformity in the SMAs determination and compliance processes.
(3) Other statutes relating to this chapter are:
(a) Chapter 43.20 RCW, State board of health;
(b) RCW 43.20B.020 Fees for services—Department of health and department of social and health services;
(c) Chapter 43.70 RCW, Department of health;
(d) Chapter 70.116 RCW, Public Water System Coordination Act of 1977;
(e) Chapter 70.119 RCW, Public water supply systems—Certification and regulation of operators; and
(f) Chapter 70.119A, Public water systems—Penalties and compliance.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.116.134. WSR 94-18-108, § 246-295-001, filed 9/6/94, effective 10/7/94.]
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