40 CFR § 408.272 - Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.

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§ 408.272 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):

Effluent characteristic Effluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 day Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed -
Metric units (kg/kkg of product)
TSS 270 190
Oil and grease 2.3 1.7
pH ( 1) ( 1)
English units (lb/1,000 lb of product)
TSS 270 190
Oil and grease 2.3 1.7
pH ( 1) ( 1)

1 Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

[40 FR 55794, Dec. 1, 1975, as amended at 60 FR 33947, June 29, 1995]