Chapter 90.48 RCW



HTMLPDF 90.48.010Policy enunciated.
HTMLPDF 90.48.020Definitions.
HTMLPDF 90.48.030Jurisdiction of department.
HTMLPDF 90.48.035Rule-making authority.
HTMLPDF 90.48.037Authority of department to bring enforcement actions.
HTMLPDF 90.48.039Hazardous substance remedial actionsProcedural requirements not applicable.
HTMLPDF 90.48.045Environmental excellence program agreementsEffect on chapter.
HTMLPDF 90.48.080Discharge of polluting matter in waters prohibited.
HTMLPDF 90.48.090Right of entrySpecial inspection requirements for metals mining and milling operations.
HTMLPDF 90.48.095Authority of department to compel attendance and testimony of witnesses, production of books and papersContempt proceedings to enforceFees.
HTMLPDF 90.48.100Request for assistance.
HTMLPDF 90.48.110Plans and proposed methods of operation and maintenance of sewerage or disposal systems to be submitted to departmentExceptionsTime limitations.
HTMLPDF 90.48.112Plan evaluationConsideration of reclaimed water.
HTMLPDF 90.48.120Notice of department's determination that violation has or will occurReport to department of compliance with determinationOrder or directive to be issuedNotice.
HTMLPDF 90.48.140Penalty.
HTMLPDF 90.48.142ViolationsLiability in damages for injury or death of fish, animals, vegetationAction to recover.
HTMLPDF 90.48.144ViolationsCivil penaltyProcedure.
HTMLPDF 90.48.150Construction of chapter.
HTMLPDF 90.48.153Cooperation with federal governmentFederal funds.
HTMLPDF 90.48.156Cooperation with other states and provincesInterstate and state-provincial projects.
HTMLPDF 90.48.158Grants to public bodies authorized.
HTMLPDF 90.48.160Waste disposal permitRequiredExemptions.
HTMLPDF 90.48.162Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporations.
HTMLPDF 90.48.165Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsCities, towns or municipal corporations may be granted authority to issue permitsRevocationTermination of permits.
HTMLPDF 90.48.170Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsApplicationNotice as to new operation or increase in volumeInvestigationNotice to other state departments.
HTMLPDF 90.48.180Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsIssuanceConditionsDuration.
HTMLPDF 90.48.190Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsTerminationGrounds.
HTMLPDF 90.48.195Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsModification or additional conditions may be ordered.
HTMLPDF 90.48.200Waste disposal permits required of counties, municipalities and public corporationsNonaction upon applicationTemporary permitDuration.
HTMLPDF 90.48.215Upland finfish facilitiesWaste discharge standardsWaste disposal permit.
HTMLPDF 90.48.220Marine finfish rearing facilitiesWaste discharge standardsDischarge permit applicationsExemption.
HTMLPDF 90.48.225Issuance of national pollutant discharge elimination system permits associated with nonnative marine finfish aquaculture.
HTMLPDF 90.48.230Application of administrative procedure law to rule making and adjudicative proceedings.
HTMLPDF 90.48.240Water pollution orders for conditions requiring immediate actionAppeal.
HTMLPDF 90.48.250Agreements or contracts to monitor waters and effluent discharge.
HTMLPDF 90.48.260Federal clean water actDepartment designated as state agency, authorityDelegation of authorityPowers, duties, and functions.
HTMLPDF 90.48.261Exercise of powers under RCW 90.48.260Aquatic resource mitigation.
HTMLPDF 90.48.262Implementation of RCW 90.48.260Permits for energy facilitiesRules and procedures.
HTMLPDF 90.48.264Federal clean water actRules for on-site sewage disposal systems adjacent to marine waters.
HTMLPDF 90.48.270Sewage drainage basinsAuthority of department to delineate and establish.
HTMLPDF 90.48.280Sewage drainage basinsComprehensive plans for sewage drainage basins.
HTMLPDF 90.48.285Contracts with municipal or public corporations and political subdivisions to finance water pollution control projectsRequisitesPriorities.
HTMLPDF 90.48.290Grants to municipal or public corporations or political subdivisions to aid water pollution control projectsLimitations.
HTMLPDF 90.48.310Application of barley straw to waters of the state.
HTMLPDF 90.48.364Discharge of oil into waters of the stateDefinitions.
HTMLPDF 90.48.366Discharge of oil into waters of the stateCompensation schedule.
HTMLPDF 90.48.367Discharge of oil into waters of the stateAssessment of compensation.
HTMLPDF 90.48.368Discharge of oil into waters of the statePreassessment screening.
HTMLPDF 90.48.386Department of natural resources leases.
HTMLPDF 90.48.390Coastal protection fundEstablishedMoneys credited toUse.
HTMLPDF 90.48.400Coastal protection fundDisbursal of moneys from.
HTMLPDF 90.48.420Water quality standards affected by forest practicesDepartment of ecology solely responsible for water quality standardsForest practices rulesAdoptionExaminationEnforcement procedures.
HTMLPDF 90.48.422Water quality standardsCompliance methodsDepartment authority.
HTMLPDF 90.48.425Forest practices act and regulations relating to water quality protection to be utilized to satisfy federal water pollution act.
HTMLPDF 90.48.430Watershed restoration projectsApproval processWaiver of public review.
HTMLPDF 90.48.445Aquatic noxious weed controlWater quality permitsDefinition.
HTMLPDF 90.48.447Aquatic plant management programCommercial herbicide informationExperimental application of herbicidesAppropriation for study.
HTMLPDF 90.48.448Eurasian water milfoilPesticide 2,4-D application.
HTMLPDF 90.48.450Discharges from agricultural activityConsideration to be given as to whether enforcement action would contribute to conversion of land to nonagricultural useMinimize the possibility.
HTMLPDF 90.48.455Discharge of chlorinated organicsEngineering reports by pulp and paper millsPermits limiting discharge.
HTMLPDF 90.48.465Water discharge feesReport to the legislature.
HTMLPDF 90.48.467Report to the legislatureRequired information.
HTMLPDF 90.48.480Reduction of sewer overflowsPlansCompliance schedule.
HTMLPDF 90.48.490Sewage treatment facilitiesPlans to upgrade or construct.
HTMLPDF 90.48.495Water conservation measures to be considered in sewer plans.
HTMLPDF 90.48.520Review of operations before issuance or renewal of wastewater discharge permitsIncorporation of permit conditions.
HTMLPDF 90.48.530Construction projects involving fill materialLeaching test.
HTMLPDF 90.48.531Leaching testsIdentificationReport to the legislature.
HTMLPDF 90.48.540Use attainability analysis of water within federal reclamation project boundariesRules.
HTMLPDF 90.48.545Stormwater technical resource centerDutiesAdvisory committeeReport to legislative committees.
HTMLPDF 90.48.570Water quality dataFindingsIntent.
HTMLPDF 90.48.575Water quality dataDefinitions.
HTMLPDF 90.48.580Water quality dataCredible data, information, literature.
HTMLPDF 90.48.585Water quality dataWhen credible.
HTMLPDF 90.48.590Water quality dataFalsified dataPenalty.
HTMLPDF 90.48.595On-site sewage disposal system repair and replacementLoan and grant programs.
HTMLPDF 90.48.605Amending state water quality standardsCompliance schedules in excess of ten years authorized.
HTMLPDF 90.48.615Motorized or gravity siphon aquatic miningProhibited acts.
HTMLPDF 90.48.625Restitution following a criminal conviction.
HTMLPDF 90.48.906Short title1971 ex.s. c 180.


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 plantsCertification and regulation of operators: Chapter 70A.212 RCW.
Environmental certification programsFeesRulesLiability: 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 70A.15 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.