Wellhead Protection: Update Procedure
(1)A Wellhead Protection Plan must be recertified every five years from the date of prior Department certification.
(2)Recertification of the present Plan can take place if all the following conditions apply:
(a)No conditions that could potentially modify the boundaries of the Wellhead Protection Area have occurred;
(b)An updated inventory is completed and submitted which shows that no new potential sources of contamination have moved into the Wellhead Protection Area which are not addressed in the existing Plan;
(c)The management practices outlined in the existing Plan are still appropriate and being implemented;
(d)The existing contingency element in the Plan is still relevant; and
(e)All signatories to the existing Plan agree to recertify the Plan by signing the recertification request letter.
(3)If a certified Plan cannot meet the conditions under section (2) of this rule, then a revised Wellhead Protection Plan must be resubmitted for certification. A revised plan shall require:
(a)Form a Team to develop the Plan. The Team can either be a new group formed for the specific purpose of developing a Plan or it can be an existing group that is assigned the additional duty of developing a Plan;
(b)Identify the elements under OAR 340-040-0170 (Wellhead Protection: Required Elements of A Wellhead Protection Plan) where the Plan is no longer adequate or relevant;
(c)Modify the Plan in those areas identified in subsection (b) of this section to meet conditions outlined in OAR 340-040-0170 (Wellhead Protection: Required Elements of A Wellhead Protection Plan) and 340-040-0180 (Wellhead Protection: Certification Procedure);
(d)Perform and submit a new potential source inventory; and
(e)Submit to the Department for review and certification per OAR 340-040-0180 (Wellhead Protection: Certification Procedure).
Rule 340-040-0190 — Wellhead Protection: Update Procedure,