Rule 62-600.705(2), F.A.C., became effective on June 28, 2023, and requires all domestic wastewater facility permittees to develop a pipe assessment, repair, and replacement action plan for the facility's collection system, i.e., a collection system action plan. A summary of the plan must be submitted to DEP with the next facility permit application for any new permit, permit renewal, or substantial permit revision.
Rule 62-600.705(1), F.A.C., became effective on June 28, 2023, and requires an applicant for domestic wastewater facility permit to submit a power outage contingency plan to DEP with the application for a new permit, permit renewal, or substantial permit revision. The facility’s power outage contingency plan must describe the program and protocols to mitigate the impacts of power outages on the facility’s collection/transmission system and pump stations.
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