DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
[Filed July 1, 1998, 10:20 a.m.]
notice of adoption of policy
Title of Policy: Water Rights and Drinking Water Program Guiding Principles Policy (C.06).
Effective Date: New May 29, 1998.
Issuing Agency/Division: Department of Health (DOH), Environmental Health Programs, Division of Drinking Water.
Description: RCW 43.70.310 directs the Department of Health, where feasible, to integrate its efforts and endorse policies in common with the Department of Ecology. To ensure adequate public health protection, water system reliability, and coordination of state agency programs, DOH will coordinate its responsibilities under chapter 246-290 WAC, Approval procedures and criteria for water system plans, construction documents, project reports, source approval, and water system reliability and chapter 246-294 WAC, criteria used by DOH in establishing operating permit status of public water systems, with the water right responsibilities and programs administered by ecology.
Contact: Judy J. Sides, Division of Drinking Water, Headquarters, P.O. Box 47822, Olympia, WA 98504-7822, phone (360) 236-3096, Internet firstname.lastname@example.org.