40 CFR 141.551 - What strengthened combined filter effluent turbidity limits must my system meet?

§ 141.551 What strengthened combined filter effluent turbidity limits must my system meet?

Your system must meet two strengthened combined filter effluent turbidity limits.

(a) The first combined filter effluent turbidity limit is a “95th percentile” turbidity limit that your system must meet in at least 95 percent of the turbidity measurements taken each month. Measurements must continue to be taken as described in § 141.74(a) and (c). Monthly reporting must be completed according to § 141.570. The following table describes the required limits for specific filtration technologies.

If your system consists of * * * Your 95th percentile turbidity value is * * *
(1) Conventional Filtration or Direct Filtration 0.3 NTU.
(2) All other “Alternative” Filtration A value determined by the State (not to exceed 1 NTU) based on the demonstration described in § 141.552 .

(b) The second combined filter effluent turbidity limit is a “maximum” turbidity limit which your system may at no time exceed during the month. Measurements must continue to be taken as described in § 141.74(a) and (c). Monthly reporting must be completed according to § 141.570. The following table describes the required limits for specific filtration technologies.

If your system consists of * * * Your maximum turbidity value is * * *
(1) Conventional Filtration or Direct Filtration 1 NTU.
(2) All other “Alternative Filtration” A value determined by the State (not to exceed 5 NTU) based on the demonstration as described in § 141.552 .
[ 67 FR 1839, Jan. 14, 2002, as amended at 69 FR 38856, June 29, 2004]

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Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 141 after this date.

  • 2017-04-11; vol. 82 # 68 - Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    1. 82 FR 17406 - Use of Lead Free Pipes, Fittings, Fixtures, Solder and Flux for Drinking Water; Extension of Comment Period
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Proposed rule; extension of comment period.
      Comments must be received on or before May 17, 2017.
      40 CFR Parts 141 and 143