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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 790. Sewage Collection and Treatment Regulations

9VAC25-790-250. Sewage Collection and Treatment Advisory Committee.

A. The director shall appoint a Sewage Collection and Treatment Regulation Committee consisting of at least eight appointed members and four ex-officio members as specified in this section. Advisory committee membership should be representative of large size and small size communities and their consultants.

B. Organizations. Appointed committee members shall be selected from organizations such as:

a. The Virginia Water Environment Association (VWEA).

b. Virginia Association of Municipal Wastewater Agencies (VAMWA).

c. Virginia Society of Professional Engineers.

d. Sewerage Systems and Treatment Works Owners.

e. Consulting Engineers Council of Virginia.

f. State universities and college faculty.

Consideration shall also be given to appropriate citizens who are not members of these organizations and other interested parties and groups such as the Citizens Conservation Network.

C. Terms. All terms for appointed members should be four years in duration, and members shall not be appointed for more than two consecutive terms. Four of the eight appointed members shall serve an initial term of two years with subsequent terms of four years.

The director will designate two ex officio members from the department, and the Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Health shall be requested to designate one ex officio member from his staff. Each committee member may designate an alternate to serve when necessary. The secretary to the committee will be a staff member of the department.

D. Purpose. The function of the committee will be to meet, discuss issues, and make recommendations directly to the director, concerning this chapter and standards contained in this chapter and other policies, procedures, and programs for regulating sewerage systems and treatment works. The committee will meet semi-annually or more frequently at the call of the chairman. The committee's meeting will be advertised and open to the public, and comments and recommendations from the public will be received.

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-44.19 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 12VAC5-581-310 derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 10, eff. February 27, 2002; amended and adopted as 9VAC25-790-250, Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 9, eff. February 12, 2004.

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