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Governing Statutes & Rules

The information provided below may be used to assist you in locating specific statutes or codes. Please keep in mind that both the Florida State Statutes and Florida Administrative Codes are updated periodically.

Division of Water Resource Management 
Drinking Water Program 
Tallahassee Office 850-245-8624 
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Chapter Title Description

62-4.050(4)

Permits

Permit authorization and fees

62-550

Drinking Water Standards, Monitoring, and Reporting

Adopts EPA rules and regulates the water produced by public water systems
62-550.800 Lead and Copper Rule Adopted by Reference, EPA’s Lead and Copper Rule, 40 CFR 141, Subpart I
62-555 Permitting and Construction of Public Water Systems Construction, operation, and maintenance standards for public water systems as well as treatment and monitoring requirements for water systems which use surface water. 
62-560

Requirements for Public Water Systems that are out of Compliance

Adopts EPA rules on the actions a water system must take when it is not in compliance with the established standards

62-602  Drinking Water and Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators

Establishes requirements for certification of drinking water and domestic wastewater treatment plant operators.

62-699 Treatment Plant Classification and Staffing Establishes minimum staffing requirements for facilities based on capacity and type of treatment process utilized by the facility.

Division of Water Resource Management
Domestic Wastewater Program
Tallahassee Office 850-245-8605
Get Domestic Wastewater rules and information.

Chapter Title Description
62-4

Permits

Establishes fees and procedures to obtain a permit
62-600 Domestic Wastewater Facilities Provides minimum standards for the design and operational criteria of domestic wastewater facilities.  Establishes minimum treatment requirements for domestic wastewater facilities.
62-602

Drinking Water and Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators

Establishes requirements for certification of drinking water and domestic wastewater treatment plant operators.
62-699 Treatment Plant Classification and Staffing Establishes minimum staffing requirements for facilities based on capacity and type of treatment process utilized by the facility.

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Email operator.certification@dep.state.fl.us, Phone 850-245-7500, Fax 850-245-8410, or Write to:

Operator Certification Program
Division of Water Resource Management
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3506
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400
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February 21, 2018 - 11:44am

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