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PDFWAC 173-700-402

Monitoring and maintenance.

(1) The department shall determine a monitoring schedule for the bank.
(a) The schedule shall be of sufficient duration to show that the bank is progressing toward ecological success and a sustainable condition. Generally, the department shall require a ten-year monitoring schedule.
(b) Longer monitoring periods may be required for banks that contain wetland or other aquatic systems that require more time to reach a stable condition or where adaptive management activities or remedial actions have been undertaken.
(2) Monitoring and maintenance includes the following activities, but is not limited to:
(a) Regular monitoring of the site;
(b) Ongoing maintenance activities required during the operational life of the bank as specified in the instrument. These activities may include, but are not limited to, control of invasive species, irrigation, or maintenance of a water control structure; and
(c) Implementation of adaptive management activities or remedial actions, if required.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 90.84 RCW. WSR 09-19-013 (Order 04-13), ยง 173-700-402, filed 9/3/09, effective 10/4/09.]
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