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§90A‑31. Commercial water treatment operation firms.

(a)        Every person,corporation, company, association, partnership, unit of local government, Stateagency, federal agency, or other legal entity owning or having control of awater treatment facility may contract with a responsible commercial watertreatment facility operation firm for operational and other services of thatfirm.  The owner with the firm's consent may designate an employee of thatcontracting firm as the operator in responsible charge.  This designee andother licensed employees of the firm shall be responsible for the totaloperation and maintenance of the water treatment facility, and shall be limitedas to the number of facilities, distance between facilities, and frequency ofvisits as can reasonably be handled during the ordinary course of business aswell as during emergencies.  Contractual firms shall not be limited as to thenumber of facilities, distance between facilities, location of office or otherinternal management procedures.

(b)        Any operator inresponsible charge shall obtain certification from the Water Treatment FacilityOperators Board of Certification and shall comply with all of the requirementsspecified in Chapter 90A and the rules and reasonable standards of the Board,applicable to all operators in responsible charge, designed to assuresatisfactory operation of water treatment facilities. (1985, c. 550, s. 1; 1989, c.227, s. 6.)