Water Quality Control Policy for Siting, Design, Operation and Maintenance of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS Policy)
OWTS Policy Update, April, 2018Office of Administrative Law
Board Adopted (Final) Documents:
- OWTS Policy Waiver Renewal and TMDL List Amendment - Staff Report - Revision 3
- Response to comments
- Change sheet #1
- Change sheet #2
- Notice of Public Hearing
Board Adopted Policy
- The State Water Board has developed a web-based map to assist property owners in determining whether they may be affected by the new policy.
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For questions relating to individual septic systems, please contact your local environmental health department or Regional Water Board.
- To find which Regional Water Board regulates your facility, go to the State and Regional Water Boards map and enter the facility's street address.
If you have questions or comments regarding the OWTS Policy, please contact the following individual:
- Timothy O'Brien, P.G.
Senior Engineering Geologist