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Registered SWPPP Writer & Reviewer (RSW/RSR)

Program Requirements

The purpose of the RSW & RSR program is to establish a professional standard and uniform quality of storm water SWPPPs and plan reviews in the state of Utah, thereby aiding UPDES and local agency permit compliance.

The RSW program includes an additional education component* that is absent in the RSR program.

  • Attend USWAC approved course
  • Pass the exam with a score of at least 70%.
  • Complete 6 CGP SWPPPs (written or reviewed).
  • Working knowledge of Construction General Permit (GCP)
  • Working knowledge of Best Management Practices (BMP)
  • Working knowledge of Common Plan of Development (CPOD)
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State, Local Permits
  • Associates Degree or higher in Engineering or related field. (*RSW only.)

Certification is good for 2 years from date of course completion.

Renewal Requirements

All renewal requirements must be completed while having a valid RSW/RSR certification.

  • Complete an additional 10 hours of storm water management instruction
  • Complete 6 CGP SWPPPs (written or reviewed).
  • Pay renewal fee. ($50)
  • Re-certification is good for 2 years from the original expiration date.

There is a 30 day grace period after certification expires for completing renewal; but there is an additional fee ($50) for renewals completed after certification expiration. Renewal applications after 30 days will not be accepted.