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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals

Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 160 ‑ 30]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for operators of waterworks and wastewater works.
State Authority 54.1-113 and and 54.1-201
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the waterworks and wastewater works operators profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and busineses of the Commonwealth.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha Henshaw  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8595    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
2017 Temporary Fee Reduction
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. Becomes effective on 1/1/2018.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
General Review 2014 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/1/2017.