WSR 99-04-033

POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY


[ Filed January 26, 1999, 2:08 p.m. ]


POLICY STATEMENT


Purpose: In order to comply with RCW 34.05.230(4) of the Administrative Procedure Act, the Department of Ecology submits the following:

Document Title: Policy for Implementing the Consolidation of Rights for Exempt Ground Water Withdrawals.

Subject: The consolidation of rights for exempt ground water withdrawals.

Document Description: This document describes the procedures ecology will use to assist ground water right certificate and permit holders seeking to consolidate that right with a right or rights established under the ground water exemption.

Effective Date: January 11, 1999.

To receive a copy of the policy statement contact Fred Rajala, Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600, phone (360) 407-6634, fax (360) 407-6634, TDD (360) 407-6006, e-mail fraj461@ecy.wa.gov.

January 7, 1999

Keith E. Phillips, Program Manager

Water Resources Program

Washington State Code Reviser's Office