Section .0200 - Duties And Responsibilities

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 15a - environmental quality/chapter 08 - water pollution control system operators certification commission/subchapter g/15a ncac 08g .0201.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0200 - DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

15A NCAC 08G .0201       RESPONSIBILITY OF SYSTEM OWNERS TO

DESIGNATE CERTIFIED OPERATORS

Owners of classified water pollution control systems must

designate operators, certified by the Water Pollution Control System Operators

Certification Commission (WPCSOCC), of the appropriate type and grade for the

system, and, for each classification must:

(1)           designate one Operator In Responsible Charge (ORC)

who possesses a valid certificate of the type and grade at least equivalent to

the type and grade of the system;

(2)           designate one or more Back-up Operator(s) in

Responsible Charge (Back-up ORCs) who possesses a  valid certificate of the

type of the system and no more than one grade less than the grade of the

system, with the exception of  no backup operator in responsible charge is

required for systems whose minimum visitation requirements are twice per year;

and

(3)           submit a signed completed "Water Pollution

Control System Operator Designation Form" to the Commission (or to the

local health department for owners of subsurface systems) countersigned by the

designated certified operators, designating the Operator in Responsible Charge

(ORC) and the Back-up Operator in Responsible Charge (Back-up ORC):

(a)           60 calendar days prior to wastewater or

residuals being introduced into a new system; or

(b)           within 120 calendar days following:

(i)            receiving notification of a change in the

classification of the system requiring the designation of a new Operator in

Responsible Charge (ORC) and Back-up Operator in Responsible Charge (Back-up

ORC) of the proper type and grade; or

(ii)           a vacancy in the position of Operator in

Responsible Charge (ORC) or Back-up Operator in Responsible Charge (Back-up

ORC).

(c)           within seven calendar days of vacancies in

both ORC and Back-up ORC positions replacing or designating at least one of the

responsibilities.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90A-37; 90A-38; 90A-39;

90A-40; 90A-41; 90A-42; 90A-43; 90A-44; 90A-45;

Eff. April 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2006.