40 CFR 436.182 - Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.
(a) Except as provided in §§ 125.30 through 125.32, and subject to the provisions of paragraph (b) of this section, 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):
(1) Discharges of process generated waste water and mine dewatering discharges, shall not exceed the following limitations:
|Effluent characteristic||Effluent limitations|
|Maximum for any 1 day||Average of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed -|
|TSS||60 mg/l||30 mg./l.|
|pH||( 1)||( 1)|
1 Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.
(b) Any overflow from facilities governed by this subpart shall not be subject to the limitations of paragraph (a) of this section if the facilities are designed, constructed and maintained to contain or treat the volume of waste water which would result from a 10-year 24-hour precipitation event.