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PDFWAC 308-15-057

What are the minimum requirements to be eligible for a hydrogeologist specialty license?

You are eligible for a hydrogeologist license if you submit a complete application according to WAC 308-15-030, demonstrating:
(1) You hold a current Washington state geologist license; and
(2) You have demonstrated knowledge of the hydrogeology of Washington state; and
(3) You have completed advanced study pertinent to hydrogeology and acceptable to the board as follows:
(a) Eighteen semester/twenty-seven quarter hours of graded academic coursework; or
(b) Two hundred seventy hours of seminars or workshops; or
(c) Five hundred forty hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of state-licensed hydrogeologists or others who, in the opinion of the board, are qualified to have responsible charge of hydrogeologic projects; or
(d) A combination of (a), (b), and (c) of this subsection; and
(4) You have five years of professional hydrogeology experience after completion of the advanced study requirements specified in subsection (3) of this section. At least three years of hydrogeologic experience must be obtained under the supervision of state-licensed hydrogeologists or others who, in the opinion of the board, are qualified to have responsible charge of hydrogeologic projects. The following may be considered qualifying hydrogeologic experience:
(a) Hydrogeologic research or teaching at the university or college level, which, in the judgment of the board, is comparable to experience obtained in the practice of hydrogeology; and
(b) Up to two years' credit for full-time graduate study in hydrogeology or a curriculum containing equivalent academic content approved by the board; and
(5) You have passed the Washington state hydrogeology specialty examination or an examination acceptable to the board.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.220.040, 18.220.050. WSR 05-01-174, ยง 308-15-057, filed 12/21/04, effective 1/21/05.]
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