Title: Type V Waste Disposal Operator or Inspector Certificate
Description: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Subject: Solid Waste
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:18:08 PM
Modification Date: 9/11/2019 12:41:55 PM
Agency Name: Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), Minnesota
Agency URL: https://www.pca.state.mn.us
Agency Description: The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is responsible for administering environmental permitting, compliance/enforcement, remediation and outreach programs to help Minnesota protect its environment.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6300
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://www.pca.state.mn.us
520 Lafayette Rd. N.
Unit Name: Wastewater
Unit Phone: 651-757-2599
Unit Fax: Contact person(s): Unit URL:
An applicant must complete the spray irrigation seminar within three years of the exam date.
Have at least three months experience as a Type V operator.
Score at least 70% on the written exam.
Inspectors must also have conducted ten (10) inspections at a Type V facility in the presence of a certified inspector.
Operators of a Type V facility have the option to be certified under the wastewater rules (Minn. Rules 9400) or the waste disposal rules (Minn. Rules 7048). If an operator is certified with a wastewater Class D or higher certification, the operator is not required to be certified as a Type V facility operator.
Documentation of training and experience
Exam fee - $15
Certification fee (after passing exam) - $15
Renewal fee - $15
Reinstatement fee - $30
Period of Issuance:
Length of Determination: Depends on applicant's training and experience and when required courses are offered.
Activity: Solid Waste
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