The following words and terms, when used in the subchapter, have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. (1) Brine evaporation pit--A surface impoundment within which groundwater and incidental storm water, is or has been retained and evaporated, for the purpose of recovering brine product. (2) Brine product--concentrated brine water and residual minerals, salts, or other naturally occurring substances produced by the evaporation of groundwater. (3) Facility--the brine evaporation pit and composite liner system; storm water control and retention structures; and brine product handling areas. (4) Incidental storm water--rainwater falling directly into a brine evaporation pit and/or collected storm water runoff from brine product handling areas. (5) Licensed engineer--an engineer who holds a license issued under Texas Occupations Code, Title 6, Chapter 1001. (6) Operator--Any person responsible for the physical operation and control of a brine evaporation pit. (7) Owner--Any person having title, wholly or partly, of a brine evaporation pit.
Source Note: The provisions of this §218.1 adopted to be effective October 16, 2008, 33 TexReg 8530