Sec. 18 AAC 83.460 - Pretreatment program for POTWs

ยง 18 AAC 83.460. Pretreatment program for POTWs

(a) A POTW permit must include pretreatment program conditions requiring the permittee to

(1) identify, in terms of character and volume of pollutants, any significant indirect dischargers into the POTW subject to pretreatment standards under 33 U.S.C. 1317(b) and 40 C.F.R. Part 403, adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010;

(2) submit a local program when required by and in accordance with 40 C.F.R. Part 403, adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010, to assure compliance with pretreatment standards to the extent applicable under 33 U.S.C. 1317(b); the local program must be incorporated into the permit as described in 40 C.F.R. Part 403, adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010, and must require all indirect dischargers to the POTW to comply with the reporting requirements of 40 C.F.R. Part 403, adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010; and

(3) provide a written technical evaluation of the need to revise local limits under 40 C.F.R. 403.5(c)(1), adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010, following permit issuance or reissuance.

(b) A permit issued to a POTW that is not required to develop a local program under (a)(2) of this section must require the POTW to develop effluent limits when required by and in compliance with 40 C.F.R. 403.5(c)(2), adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010.

(c) The department will enforce compliance with pretreatment standards, including local limits, established under 40 C.F.R. Part 403 or developed by a POTW as part of its local program or in accordance with (b) of the section.

(d) A POTW that is a sludge-only facility shall develop a pretreatment program under 40 C.F.R. Part 403, adopted by reference in 18 AAC 83.010, when the regional administrator determines that a pretreatment program is necessary to assure compliance with 33 U.S.C. 1345(d).

(Eff. 7/29/2006, Register 179; am 11/10/2007, Register 184)

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