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WAC 16-229-250

Rinsate management.

(1) Pesticide products, or rinsates spilled, or accumulated within a secondary or operational area facility, shall be immediately recovered. Any use of these materials shall be at labeled rates consistent with labeled end uses for the product(s). The materials may be stored for later use or as make-up water for pesticide applications.
(2) Any liquid that accumulates at a collection point or in a sump shall be removed within twenty-four hours when the facility is in operation.
(3) Recovered spills, sedimentation, rinsates, contaminated precipitation or other contaminated debris shall be contained and used per product label or properly disposed of. Pesticide containing materials shall not be released to the environment unless the release is an application per product label direction. Any disposal of these materials or captured washwater shall be consistent with the Hazardous Waste Management Act, chapter 70.105 RCW and the Water Pollution Control Act, chapter 90.48 RCW and shall be enforced by the Washington state department of ecology accordingly.
(4) If storage tanks are used to store rinsate, washwater or contaminated precipitation for later use the following records shall be kept.
(a) The date and amount of water put into the tank.
(b) The brand name(s) or active ingredient(s) of the pesticides contained in the water.
(c) A method to identify the specific application(s) it was used for.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.54.800 and 15.58.040. WSR 93-22-093 (Order 5018), ยง 16-229-250, filed 11/2/93, effective 3/1/94.]
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