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Onsite Sewage Interoffice Memoranda

The following Onsite Sewage Program memos are organized by date of issue.  These memos contain direction for staff working with onsite sewage treatment and disposal system installations and repairs.  Unless otherwise noted, all materials are in the Portable Document Format (PDF) and are less than 5 mb in size.

2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2000

Date Memo
July 22, 2021 Updates to Environmental Health Program Manual 150-4
July 1, 2021 DCEH-21-006
December 10, 2020 DCEH 20-007 2021 OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings
August 27, 2020 DCEH 20-003 Revised Memo Variance Dates Oct., Nov., & Dec.; variance dates 2020
April 30, 2020 DCEH 2020-001 Seals by Engineers-Physical and Digital Seals and Signatures
July 24, 2019 DCEH 19-012 MARS instructions revised
June 14, 2019 DCEH 2019-012 MARS Instructions
May 13, 2019 DCEH 2019-010 Perched or Apparent Water Table
February 1, 2019 DCEH 2019-002 Jet CF ANSI NSF 40 and 245 ATU approval 
February 1, 2019 DCEH 2019-003 Secured Tank Lids
February 1, 2019 DCEH 2019-004 Application of New System Construction Standards
November 1, 2018 DCEH 2018-014 2019 OSTDS Variance Locations
October 1, 2018 DCEH 2018-010 Reclassification Approval for Presby AES with attachments
September 1, 2018 DCEH 2018-009 ANSI NSF 40 ATU Clearstream approval, manual, tank list, NSF 40 report
July 1, 2017 DCEH 17-007 ANSI NSF 40 ATU Bio-Microbics Biobarrier memo, NSF Report, Owners Manual
July 1, 2017 DCEH 17-009 OSTDS Variance Meeting Schedule for 2018
September 29, 2016 DCEH 16-010 Water Softener Discharge into Onsite Systems
May 27, 2016 DEP/DOH 2016 Letter Alternatives for Septage Management Guidance
April 8, 2016 DCEH 16-004 Implementation of Septage Land Application Prohibition
February 10, 2016 DCEH 16-001 ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new/updated listing) Fuji Clean USA CE and CEN Series
September 22, 2015 DCEH 15-006 Engineering Documents Required To Be Sealed
September 22, 2015 DCEH15-007 Riser Standards for Repair Situations
September 30, 2013 DCEH 13-010 Existing Onsite Sewage System Decision Trees - 64E-6.001(4), FAC
August 15, 2013 Amendments Onsite Sewage Programs - Amendments to Chapter 64E-6, Florida Administrative Code, Effective July 16, 2013
July 16, 2013 DCEH 13-008 Onsite Sewage Programs - Amendments to Chapter 64E-6 
July 10, 2013 DCEH 13-005 Implementation of 2013 Legislation - HB 2690
July 3, 2013 DCEH 13-004 Implementation of 2013 Legislation - Florida Keys
March 13, 2013 DCEH 13-003 Maintenance Entities for Aerobic Treatment Units and Performance Based Treatment Systems
January 18, 2013 DCEH 13-001 Alternative Drainfield Product and Low Pressure Dosing Requirement
December 5, 2012 HSES 12-009 OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings
October 5, 2012 DCEH 12-008 Commercial Onsite Systems Under Pavement
June 4, 2012 HSES 12-007 HB 1263 - Onsite Sewage System Evaluation Program
April 30, 2012 HSES 12-006 Implementing HB 1263 Onsite Sewage Program Provisions
March 30, 2012 HSES 12-005 Guidance on Permitting and Inspections of OSTDS Repairs That Use Alternative Repair Methods
March 29, 2012 HSES 12-004 Interagency Coordination Regarding Regulated Establishments DOH/ DBPR / DACS/ APD / AHCA / DCF
February 27, 2012 HSES 12-002 Guidance for DEP/DOH Agreement
February 25, 2012 HSES 12-003 Maintenance and Repair of ATU Systems and PBTS
February 2, 2012 HSES 12-001 Interagency Coordination with DOH/DEP/DACS for the Onsite Wastewater and Onsite Water Systems for Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises
November 17, 2011 HSES 11-007 OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings
September 30, 2011 HSES 11-006 2011 Update to Surface Water Boundary Determinations
June 15, 2011 HSES 11-004 OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings
May 11, 2011 HSES 11-003 Interagency Coordination Regarding Regulated Establishments DOH / DBPR / DACS / APD / AHCA / DCF
January 28, 2011 HSES 11-002 ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new/updated listing)
January 27, 2011 HSES 11-001 2011 Onsite Sewage Program Evaluations
November 20, 2010 HSES 10-013 OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings
October 28, 2010 HSES 10-012 Update to Applicable Sections of the environmental Health Manual 150-4 and Standardization Tools
September 21, 2010 HSES 10-011 Updates to the Accelerated Certification Training
August 9, 2010 HSES 10-010 2010 Septic Tank Contractor Registration Renewals
July 21, 2010 HSES 10-009 ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new listing)
July 14, 2010 HSES 10-008 ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new listing)
June 30, 2010 HSES 10-007 Implementation of Ch. 2010-205 (SB 550) – Florida Keys
June 23, 2010 HSES 10-006 Inspection Procedures for ATUs and PBTS
June 11, 2010 HSES 10-005 Surface Water Boundary Determinations
May 27, 2010 HSES 10-004 Onsite Sewage Program On-The-Job Trainings Required Prior to Taking the Accelerated Certification Class
April 23, 2010 HSES 10-003 Exemption from public record disclosure
March 30, 2010 HSES 10-002 Tanks in Traffic Areas
February 16, 2010 HSES 10-001 Review of Performance-Based Treatment System Applications
December 24, 2009 HSES 09-012 Implementation of Amended Rule 64E-6.003, Florida Administrative Code
December 10, 2009 HSES 09-011 OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings
October 30, 2009 HSES 09-010 Site Plan Requirements
August 28, 2009 HSES 09-009 Tracking of OSTDS Managed Systems
August 24, 2009 HSES 09-008 Site Plan Requirements
August 10, 2009 HSES 09-007 2009 Septic Tank Contractor Registration Renewals
June 19, 2009 HSES 09-006 Surface water boundary documentation
April 7, 2009 HSES 09-004 OSTDS Sizing for AHCA and APD-Licensed Group Care Facilities
March 27, 2009 HSES 09-005 Approval to Cut Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. ARC-24 Plastic Leaching Chamber
February 25, 2009 HSES 09-003 Permitting Evapotranspiration/Vegetated Submerged Bed
February 13, 2009 HSES 09-002 Renewal of Septic Tank Contracting Certificates of Authorization
February 10, 2009 HSES 09-001 Onsite Sewage Program Evaluations 2009
November 18, 2008 HSES 08-007 ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new listing) - JET, Inc. with the Models J-500, J-600, J-750, J-1000, J-1250, and J-1500 Wastewater Treatment System Aerobic Treatment Unit (ATU) certification
August 11, 2008 HSES 08-004 Alternative Drainfield Approval-Ring Industrial Group, EZflow 1003-Geo, EZflow 1203-Geo
May 20, 2008 HSES 08-005/HSEC 08-08 Sanitary Facilities at Temporary Events
April 24, 2008 HSES 08-003 Maintenance and Monitoring Performance Based Treatment Systems
January 17, 2008 HSES 08-001 Onsite Sewage Program Evaluations 2008
January 17, 2008 HSES 08-002 RE-HOST vs. Carmody Database
December 10, 2007 HSES 07-013 Alternative Drainfield Approval-PSA Inc., ARC 24 Plastic Leaching Chamber
November 19, 2007 HSES 07-012 OSTDS Variance Committee Meetings
October 24, 2007 HSES 07-011 ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new listing)
October 8, 2007 HSES 07-010 Existing System Evaluations
September 10, 2007 HSES 07-009 Amended Chapter 64E-6.030, Fees
August 10, 2007 HSES 07-008 2007 Septic Tank Contractor Registration Renewals
June 29, 2007 HSES 07-007 Coastal Construction Control Line and OSTDS installation
April 2, 2007 HSES 07-006 ANSI/NSF Standard 40, Class I, Aerobic Treatment Unit (new listing)
March 26, 2007 HSES 07-005 Interagency Coordination Regarding Regulated Food Establishments DOH/ DBPR / DACS
March 15, 2007 HSES 07-004 Tank Baffle Defects
February 15, 2007 HSES 07-002 Renewal of Septic Tank Contracting Certificates of Authorization
February 1, 2007 HSES 07-003 Maintain the Drain - Video Public Service Announcements
January 24, 2007 HSES 07-001 Onsite Sewage Program Evaluations 2007
June 28, 2000 HSES 00-016 Voluntary OSTDS Inspections (pdf)

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