When requested by the pretreatment coordinator, a user must submit information on the nature and characteristics of its wastewater within thirty (30) days of the request. The pretreatment coordinator is authorized to prepare a form for this purpose, and periodically may require users to update this information. If the user changes or adds a process, the user automatically is required to update the information provided to the pretreatment coordinator thirty (30) days prior to the process being changed or added. (Ord. 2016-11-005, 11-10-2016)
A. No significant industrial user shall discharge wastewater into the POTW without first obtaining an individual wastewater discharge permit from the manager, except that a significant industrial user that has filed a timely application pursuant to section 8-4-4-3 of this chapter may continue to discharge for the time period specified therein, unless the manager has determined the SIU meets the requirements of section 8-4-1-4, subsection C of the definition of “significant industrial user (SIU)” of this chapter.
B. The manager may require other users to obtain individual wastewater discharge permits as necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
C. Any violation of the terms and conditions of an individual wastewater discharge permit shall be deemed a violation of this chapter, and subjects the wastewater discharge permittee to the sanctions set out in sections 8-4-10 through 8-4-12 of this chapter. Obtaining an individual wastewater discharge permit does not relieve a permittee of its obligation to comply with all federal and state pretreatment standards or requirements, or with any other requirements of federal, state, and local law. (Ord. 2016-11-005, 11-10-2016)
Any user required to obtain an individual wastewater discharge permit who was discharging wastewater into the POTW prior to the effective date hereof, and who wishes to continue such discharges in the future, shall, within ninety (90) days after said date, apply to the pretreatment coordinator for an individual wastewater discharge permit in accordance with section 8-4-4-5 of this chapter, and shall not cause or allow discharges to the POTW to continue after one hundred eighty (180) days of the effective date hereof, except in accordance with an individual wastewater discharge permit issued by the manager. (Ord. 2016-11-005, 11-10-2016)
Any user required to obtain an individual wastewater discharge permit who proposes to begin or recommence discharging into the POTW, shall obtain such permit prior to beginning or recommencing such discharge. An application for an individual wastewater discharge permit, in accordance with section 8-4-4-5 of this chapter, shall be filed at least ninety (90) days prior to the date upon which any discharge will begin or recommence. (Ord. 2016-11-005, 11-10-2016)
A. All users required to obtain an individual wastewater discharge permit shall submit a permit application. All permittees that will be continuing to discharge are required to complete an application sixty (60) days prior to the permit expiring. The SGRWRF may require users to submit all or some of the following information as part of a permit application:
1. Identifying Information:
a. The name and address of the facility, including the name of the operator and owner,
b. Contact information for the authorized representative and the duly authorized representative for the facility, and
c. The description of activities, facilities, and plant production processes on the premises.
2. Environmental Permits: A list of any environmental control permits held by or for the facility.
3. Description Of Operations:
a. A brief description of the nature, average rate of production (including each product produced by type, amount, processes, and rate of production), and standard industrial classifications of the operation(s) carried out by such user. This description should include a schematic process diagram, which indicates points of discharge to the POTW from the regulated processes;
b. Types of wastes generated, and a list of all raw materials and chemicals used or stored at the facility which are, or could accidentally or intentionally be, discharged to the POTW;
c. Number and type of employees, proposed hours of operation, and actual hours of operation;
d. Type and amount of raw materials processed (average and maximum per day); and
e. Site plans, floor plans, mechanical and plumbing plans, and details to show all sewers, floor drains, and appurtenances by size, location, and elevation, and all points of discharge.
4. Time And Duration: Time and duration of discharges.
5. Location: The location for monitoring all wastes covered by the permit.
6. Flow Measurement: Information showing the measured average daily and maximum daily flow, in gallons per day, to the POTW from regulated process streams and other streams, as necessary, to allow use of the combined waste stream formula set out in subsection 8-4-2-2C of this chapter (40 CFR section 403.6(e)).
7. Measurement Of Pollutants::
a. The categorical pretreatment standards applicable to each regulated process and any new categorically regulated processes for existing sources;
b. The results of sampling and analysis identifying the nature and concentration, and/or mass, where required by the standard or by the pretreatment coordinator, of regulated pollutants in the discharge from each regulated process;
c. Instantaneous, daily maximum, and long term average concentrations, or mass, where required, shall be reported;
d. The sample shall be representative of daily operations and shall be analyzed in accordance with procedures set out in section 8-4-6-10 of this chapter. Where the standard requires compliance with a BMP or pollution prevention alternative, the user shall submit documentation as required by the pretreatment coordinator, or the applicable standards to determine compliance with the standard; and
e. Sampling must be performed in accordance with procedures set out in section 8-4-6-11 of this chapter.
8. Other Information: Any other information as may be deemed necessary by the pretreatment coordinator to evaluate the permit application.
B. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will not be processed and will be returned to the user for revision.
C. Based on information provided by the permittee as required in subsection A of this section, the SGRWRF will determine, within thirty (30) days: 1) if additional information is needed; 2) if a permit is not necessary; or 3) if a permit will be required to be issued before the IU discharge is allowed to the POTW.
D. Should any of the information requested or supplied be considered by the user to be of a confidential nature, the user should request confidential status of specific information in accordance with section 8-4-8 of this chapter. Information regarding sampling and analysis of the discharge is not considered confidential information. (Ord. 2016-11-005, 11-10-2016)
A. All wastewater discharge permit applications, user reports, and certification statements shall be signed by an authorized representative of the user, and contain the certification statement required in subsection 8-4-6-14A of this chapter.
B. If the designation of an authorized representative is no longer accurate, because for any reason a different individual or position has responsibility for the overall operation of the facility or overall responsibility for environmental matters of the company, a new written authorization must be submitted to the pretreatment coordinator, satisfying the requirements of this section, prior to or together with any reports being signed by an authorized representative. (Ord. 2016-11-005, 11-10-2016)
The pretreatment coordinator will evaluate the data furnished by the user and may require additional information. Within thirty (30) days of receipt of a complete permit application, the manager will determine whether to issue an individual wastewater discharge permit. The manager may approve, conditionally approve, or deny any application for an individual wastewater discharge permit. (Ord. 2016-11-005, 11-10-2016)