Ill. Admin. Code tit. 35, § 380.1005 - Contract Provisions

Current through Vol. 46, No. 16, April 15, 2022

When the owner of a wastewater treatment or pretreatment works satisfies the Chief Wastewater Operator requirements of Subpart B by contracting the services of a certified operator, the contract between the owner and the contract operator must delegate responsibility and authority for the operation of the facility to the contract operator. The contract must include the following:

a) The parties involved, including names, addresses and phone numbers of each and the Operator ID of the contract operator;
b) The specific starting and expiration dates of the contract;
c) The minimum number of visits to be made to the wastewater treatment works by the contract operator each week, or month, whichever is applicable;
d) A statement that the contract operator is responsible for the proper operation of the wastewater treatment works including meeting all state operating permit and NPDES permit requirements;
e) The duties and responsibilities of each party involved including, at a minimum, the party responsible for:
1) Sample collection pursuant to the NPDES Permit;
2) Preparation, signature, and submittal of Discharge Monitoring Reports, sludge analysis reports, and notices of noncompliance;
3) Laboratory analysis;
4) Maintaining lift stations;
5) Maintaining spare parts inventory;
6) Maintaining required operating records and reports;
7) Providing labor and materials for correcting any maintenance and operational problems;
8) Maintaining, and if necessary, implementing an emergency operating plan;
9) Performing preventive maintenance on equipment as recommended by the manufacturer; and
10) Performing routine operational control testing as recommended by the Agency.
f) The signature of each party of the contract.

Notes

Ill. Admin. Code tit. 35, § 380.1005

Amended at 9 Ill. Reg. 2663, effective February 15, 1985; recodified from Section 380.902 to Section 380.1005 at 31 Ill. Reg. 10532

Amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 5203, effective 7/1/2019

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