340F-1 Definitions. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

"Association of boards of certification for operating personnel in water and wastewater utilities" means that organization which serves as an information center for certification activities, recommends minimum standards and guidelines for the classification of potable water supply and wastewater systems and facilities and for certification of operators, facilitates reciprocity between state programs, and assists authorities in establishing new certification programs and upgrading existing programs.

"Board" means the board of certification established by section 340F-4.

"Director" means the director of health.

"Operator" means any individual who operates a public water system or a major segment of a public water system such as a water treatment plant or distribution system.

"Person" means any individual, partnership, firm, association, joint venture, public or private corporation, trust, estate, commission, board, public or private institution, utility, cooperative, municipality, or any other private, county, state, or federal legal entity.

"Public water system" has the same meaning as in section 340E-1.

"Supervisor" means, where shift operation is not required, any individual who has direct responsibility for the operation of a public water system or who supervises operators of such a system. Where shift operation is required, "supervisor" means any individual who has direct responsibility for active daily onsite technical and administrative supervision, and active daily onsite charge of an operating shift, or a major segment of a public water system. [L 1991, c 273, pt of 1; am L 2000, c 196, 2]



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