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Title: Type V Waste Disposal Operator or Inspector Certificate
Alternate Title:
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:
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:
Agency Address:
520 Lafayette Rd. N.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Unit Name: Wastewater
Unit URL:
Unit Description:
Unit Phone: 651-757-2599
Unit Fax: Contact person(s): Unit URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa 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.

Rules: 7048

Statutes: 116.41


Exam application

Documentation of training and experience


Exam fee - $15

Certification fee (after passing exam) - $15

Renewal fee - $15

Reinstatement fee - $30

Period of Issuance:

Three years.

Length of Determination: Depends on applicant's training and experience and when required courses are offered.
Other Info:
Activity: Solid Waste
License Detail URL:



Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

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