Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Onsite Sewage Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 611]
Action Adopt new performance-based regulations pertaining to locating, designing, constructing and operating onsite sewage systems.
Comment Period Ended on 11/12/2008
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11/12/08  4:00 pm
Commenter: Ian R. Kaufman, Senior Soil Scientist, Geo-Technology Associates, Inc.

Virginia Certified Professional Soil Scientists

In the proposed revisions, it appears that Virginia Certified Professional Soil Scientists, as recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia, have been left out of the language related to evaluating soils for wastewater disposal.  There is no other professional better suited to identifying areas for wastewater disposal to protect the public health and environmental quality.

Ian R. Kaufman, CPSS/SC, VaCPSS (#000231)

Senior Soil Scientist

Geo-Technology Assocites, Inc.

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