40 CFR 405.22 - Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.

§ 405.22 Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.
Except as provided in §§ 125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart shall achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT):
(a) For fluid products plants receiving more than 250,000 lb/day of milk equivalent (more than 25,900 lb/day of BOD5 input).
Effluent characteristic Effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 day Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
1 Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.
Metric units (kilograms per 1,000 kg of BOD5 input)
BOD5 3.375 1.350
TSS 5.506 2.025
pH (1) (1)
English units (pounds per 100 lb of BOD5 input)
BOD5 0.338 0.135
TSS 0.551 .203
pH (1) (1)
(b) For fluid products plants receiving 250,000 lb/day or less of milk equivalent (less than 25,900 lb/day of BOD5 input).
Effluent characteristic Effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 day Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
1 Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.
Metric units (kilograms per 1,000 kg of BOD5 input)
BOD5 4.50 2.250
TSS 6.750 3.375
pH (1) (1)
English units (pounds per 100 lb of BOD5 input)
BOD5 0.450 0.225
TSS 0.675 .338
pH (1) (1)
[39 FR 18597, May 28, 1974, as amended at 39 FR 32994, Sept. 13, 1974; 60 FR 33933, June 29, 1995]

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