ORS 448.455¹
Certification required for operators

(1) Any potable water treatment plant or water distribution system whether publicly or privately owned, used or intended for use by the public or private persons must be supervised by an operator certified pursuant to ORS 448.450 (Powers and duties of Oregon Health Authority). The operator’s certification must correspond to the classification of the water treatment plant or distribution system supervised by the operator.

(2) A person may not:

(a) Allow any potable water treatment plant or water distribution system to be operated unless the operator is certified or the potable water treatment plant or water distribution system is supervised by an operator certified under the provisions of ORS 448.450 (Powers and duties of Oregon Health Authority) to 448.465 (Deposit of fees), 448.992 (Sewage treatment works violation penalties) and 448.994 (Potable water treatment plant violation penalty).

(b) Perform the duties of an operator unless the person is certified under the provisions of ORS 448.450 (Powers and duties of Oregon Health Authority) to 448.465 (Deposit of fees), 448.992 (Sewage treatment works violation penalties) and 448.994 (Potable water treatment plant violation penalty). [1987 c.635 §§10,11; 2001 c.723 §2]

Note: See note under 448.405 (Definitions for ORS 448.405 to 448.465).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 448—Pool Facilities; Water and Sewage Systems, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors448.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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