As the Approving Authority for the State’s operator certification program and tasked to protect public health and the environment, the Maryland Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators reiterates that Maryland law specifically prohibits the following activities while under the influence of alcohol, medical cannabis or marijuana, illicit drugs, and controlled substances:
The Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators establishes the education, experience and examination standards which must be satisfied by operators and superintendents of water and wastewater treatment systems in the State, and issues and renews certificates based upon these standards.
The Board consists of eleven members. The Governor appoints eight of the members with the advice of the Secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), and the advice and consent of the State Senate. The Secretary of the Environment appoints the other three members.
The members appointed by the Governor serve four-year terms and may be reappointed. The members appointed by the Secretary of MDE serve at the pleasure of the Secretary.
Dominic DeLudos, Jr
Sanitary Commission; Board Chair
Public at Large
Maryland Environmental Service
County Government; Board Vice-Chair
The Board is scheduled to meet on the third Thursday of each month. Meetings begin at 10:00 am. and usually last for three to four hours. The schedule of meetings, meeting agenda, meeting minutes as available, and related matter are available at this link.
Currently there is a vacancy on the Board. If you are interested in serving on the Board and would like to be considered when a vacancy occurs, please complete this Curriculum Vitae sheet.
Call 410-537-3167 or call (toll free in Maryland) 800-633-6101 ext. 3167, email email@example.com or fax 410-537-3168.
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