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Drinking Water

Rule Title Description Contacts/Drafts/Documents Status/Comments
62-550 
Drinking Water Standards, Monitoring, and Reporting – Reuse Phase 2

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments in Chapter 62-550, F.A.C., to update the chapter to be consistent with other Title 62 chapters, correct regulatory references, clarify current language, and require electronic submittal of annual reuse reports through the business portal. 

These updates are included in Phase 2 of a two-phase rulemaking effort to adopt recommendations of the Potable Reuse Commission’s 2020 report “Advancing Potable Reuse in Florida: Framework for the Implementation of Potable Reuse in Florida” as required by Florida’s Clean Waterways Act of 2020. 

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Drafts and Documents

A Notice of Public Meeting for Chapter 62-550, F.A.C., was published on May 19, 2021. and included a notice of public workshop. A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on June 02, 2021, at 10:00 AM ET to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-550, F.A.C.
Comments were due by June 16, 2021. 

A Notice of Rule Development for 62-550 F.A.C. was published on December 4, but was revised and republished on December 21, 2020  in order to reschedule the included notice of public workshop. A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on January 14, 2021, at 11:00 AM ET to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-550, F.A.C.

Comments were due by February 26, 2021. 

 See the Water Reuse News & Rulemaking Information webpage for additional details.

Updated: September 22, 2021

62-555
Permitting, Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of Public Water Systems – Reuse Phase 2

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments in Chapter 62-555, F.A.C., to update the chapter to be consistent with other Title 62 chapters, correct regulatory references, clarify current language, and require electronic submittal of annual reuse reports through the business portal. 

These updates are included in Phase 2 of a two-phase rulemaking effort to adopt recommendations of the Potable Reuse Commission’s 2020 report “Advancing Potable Reuse in Florida: Framework for the Implementation of Potable Reuse in Florida” as required by Florida’s Clean Waterways Act of 2020. 

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Drafts and Documents

A Notice of Rule Development for Rules 62-555.316 F.A.C, 62-555.317 F.A.C, & 62-555.318 F.A.C was published on May 19, 2021, and included a notice of public workshop.

A Notice of Public Meeting for Chapter 62-555, F.A.C., was published on May 19, 2021. A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on June 02, 2021, at 10:00 AM ET to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-555, F.A.C.

Comments were due by June 16, 2021. 

A Notice of Rule Development for 62-555 F.A.C. was published on December 4, but was revised and republished on December 21, 2020  in order to reschedule the included notice of public workshop. A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on January 14, 2021, at 11:00 AM ET to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-555, F.A.C.

Comments were due by February 26, 2021. 

 See the Water Reuse News & Rulemaking Information webpage for additional details.

Updated: September 22, 2021

 

Environmental Resource Permitting Stormwater Rulemaking

Rule Title Description Contacts/Drafts/Documents Status/Comments
Environmental Resource Permitting Rules for Stormwater Design and Operation Regulations (ERP Stormwater)  The Department of Environmental Protection and the Water Management Districts will be initiating rulemaking as directed by Section 5 of Chapter 2020-150, Laws of Florida, to update the stormwater design and operation regulations for environmental resource permitting (see section 373.4131(6), F.S., as modified by Section 5 of Chapter 2020-150, Laws of Florida).

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Public Meeting Information

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for September 14, 2021, was published in the FAR August 20, 2021. 

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for August 11, 2021, was published in the FAR July 23, 2021. 

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for July 19, 2021, will be published in the FAR July 9, 2021.

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for June 30, 2021, was published in the FAR June 17, 2021.

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for June 9, 2021, was published in the FAR May 27, 2021.

Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for May 21, 2021, was published in the FAR May 10, 2021. 

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for April 28, 2021, was published in the FAR April 15, 2021.

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for March 25, 2021, was published in the FAR March 15, 2021. 

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for February 25, 2021, was published in the FAR February 12, 2021. 

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for January 27, 2021, was published in the FAR January 15, 2021. 

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for December 15, 2020, was published in the FAR December 8, 2020. 

A  Notice of Rule Development for 62-330 F.A.C. was published on November 19, 2020.

A Notice of Public Meeting for ERP Stormwater rulemaking was published on July 20, 2020, for two public meetings (July 30 & August 24, 2020). The Department provided an introductory stormwater rulemaking presentation and outreach to seek public input in advance of formal rulemaking.

Comments and relevant materials will continue to be accepted throughout the rulemaking process. Please send them to: Stormwater2020@floridadep.gov.

Separate rule development workshops will be held at later dates following the initiation of rule development. 

Please visit the Stormwater Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)  webpage for additional information.

Updated: August 20, 2021

 

Wastewater

Rule Title Description Contacts/Drafts/Documents Status/Comments

62-600
Domestic Wastewater Facilities

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to Chapter 62-600, F.A.C., Domestic Wastewater Facilities, to update provisions as well as implement the relevant provisions of Florida’s Clean Waterways Act (Chapter 2020-150, Laws of Florida).

Contacts

Drafts & Documents

A Notice of Proposed Rule for 62-600 F.A.C. was published on September 16, 2021, in the FAR.

A Notice of Rule Development for Rule 62-600, F.A.C was published on August 19, 2021 to consolidate the two prior Notices of Rule Development.

A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on May 27, 2021, to receive comments on the proposed Rule 62-600.705, F.A.C. Please submit comments to Maurice Barker no later than June 10, 2021.

A Notice of Rule Development for Rule 62-600.705, F.A.C was published on May 13, 2021. The draft rule language was previously presented as Rule 62-600.710, F.A.C., at the March 19, 2021 workshop. 

A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on March 19, 2021, at 10:00 AM ET to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-600, F.A.C. Comments were due by April 2, 2021.

A Notice of Rule Development for 62-600 F.A.C. was published on October 30, 2020, and included a notice of public workshop. A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on November 19, 2020, to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-600, F.A.C.

Comments were due by December 11, 2020.

Updated: September 15, 2021

62-600
Domestic Wastewater Facilities – Reuse Phase 2

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments in Chapter 62-600, F.A.C., to update the chapter to be consistent with other Title 62 chapters, correct regulatory references, clarify current language, and require electronic submittal of annual reuse reports through the business portal.

These updates are included in Phase 2 of a two-phase rulemaking effort to adopt recommendations of the Potable Reuse Commission’s 2020 report “Advancing Potable Reuse in Florida: Framework for the Implementation of Potable Reuse in Florida” as required by Florida’s Clean Waterways Act of 2020. 

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Drafts & Documents

A Notice of Correction for 62-600 F.A.C. was published on August 23, 2021, in the FAR.

A Notice of Rule Development for Rule 62-600, F.A.C was published on August 19, 2021 to consolidate the two prior Notices of Rule Development.

A Notice of Rule Development for 62-600 F.A.C. (Reuse Phase 2) was published on November 25, 2020, but was revised and republished on December 21, 2020  in order to reschedule the included notice of public workshop. A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on January 14, 2021, at 11:00 AM ET to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-600, F.A.C. 

Comments were due February 26, 2021.

 See the Water Reuse News & Rulemaking Information webpage for additional details.


Updated: September 15, 2021

62-604
Collection Systems and Transmission Facilities

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to Chapter 62-604, F.A.C., Collection Systems and Transmission Facilities, to update provisions as well as implement the relevant provisions of Florida’s Clean Waterways Act (Chapter 2020-150, Laws of Florida).

Contacts

Drafts & Documents

A Notice of Proposed Rule for 62-604 F.A.C. was published on July 27, 2021, in the FAR.

A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on March 19, 2021, at 10:00 AM ET to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-604, F.A.C. Comments were due by April 2, 2021.

A Notice of Rule Development for 62-604 F.A.C. was published on October 30, 2020, and included a notice of public workshop. A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on November 19, 2020, to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-604, F.A.C.

Comments were due by December 11, 2020.

Updated: July 29, 2021

62-610
Reuse of Reclaimed Water and Land Application - Reuse Phase 2

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments in Chapter 62-610, F.A.C., to update the chapter to be consistent with other Title 62 chapters, correct regulatory references, clarify current language, and require electronic submittal of annual reuse reports through the business portal.

These updates are included in Phase 2 of a two-phase rulemaking effort to adopt recommendations of the Potable Reuse Commission’s 2020 report “Advancing Potable Reuse in Florida: Framework for the Implementation of Potable Reuse in Florida” as required by Florida’s Clean Waterways Act of 2020. 

Contact

Drafts and Documents

A Notice of Public Meeting for Chapter 62-610, F.A.C., was published on May 19, 2021. The department will present proposed amendments to the public. The meeting will be held virtually by webinar on June 02, 10:00 am to 11:30 am. Register for the June 02 Chapter 62-610, F.A.C. Meeting!

A Notice of Rule Development for Rule 62-610.300 F.A.C, was published on May 19, 2021.

A Notice of Rule Development for 62-610 F.A.C. (Reuse Phase 2) was published on November 25, 2020, but was revised and republished on December 21, 2020 in order to reschedule the included notice of public workshop. A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on January 14, 2021, at 11:00 AM ET to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-610, F.A.C.

Comments were due by February 26, 2021.

See the Water Reuse News & Rulemaking Information webpage for additional details.

Updated:  June 2, 2021

62-625
Pretreatment Requirements for Existing and Other Sources of Pollution – Reuse Phase 2

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments in Chapter 62-625, F.A.C., to update the chapter to be consistent with other Title 62 chapters, correct regulatory references, clarify current language, and require electronic submittal of annual reuse reports through the business portal.

These updates are included in Phase 2 of a two-phase rulemaking effort to adopt recommendations of the Potable Reuse Commission’s 2020 report “Advancing Potable Reuse in Florida: Framework for the Implementation of Potable Reuse in Florida” as required by Florida’s Clean Waterways Act of 2020. 

Contact

Drafts & Documents

A Notice of Change for 62-625.600 F.A.C. was published on September 01, 2021, in the FAR.

A Notice of Proposed Rule for 62-625 F.A.C. was published on July 30, 2021, in the FAR.

A Notice of Public Meeting for Chapter 62-625, F.A.C., was published on May 19, 2021. The department will present proposed amendments to the public. The meeting will be held virtually by webinar on June 02, 10:00 am to 11:30 am. Register for the June 02 Chapter 692-625, F.A.C. Meeting!

A Notice of Rule Development for 62-625 F.A.C. was published on November 25, 2020, but was revised and republished on December 21, 2020  in order to reschedule the included notice of public workshop. A virtual public workshop was held by webinar on January 14, 2021, at 11:00 AM ET to receive comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 62-625, F.A.C. 

Comments were due by February 26, 2021.

See the Water Reuse News & Rulemaking Information webpage for additional details.


Updated: September 15, 2021

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