File No. 36190

This notice was published in the June 1, 2012, issue (Vol. 2012, No. 11) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Environmental Quality, Water Quality

Rule R317-3

Design Requirements for Wastewater Collection, Treatment and Disposal Systems

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 36190
Filed: 05/15/2012 11:23:33 AM


Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

Subsection 19-5-104(1)(h) authorizes the Water Quality Board to review plans, specifications, or other data relative to wastewater disposal systems or any part of disposal systems, and issue construction permits for the installation or modification of treatment works or any parts of them. Subsection 19-5-104(1)(f) authorizes the Board to make rules which implement or effectuate the powers and duties of the Board.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

No written comments have been received.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

This rule sets design requirements for construction of wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal systems. The Water Quality Board is charged with review and approval of these systems. The rule is required to meet this charge, and should be continued.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

Environmental Quality
Water QualityRoom DEQ, Third Floor
195 N 1950 W

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Judy Etherington at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4344, by FAX at 801-536-4301, or by Internet E-mail at

Authorized by:

Walter Baker, Director



Additional Information

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Judy Etherington at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4344, by FAX at 801-536-4301, or by Internet E-mail at