Okla. Admin. Code § 252:623-1-1 - Purpose and applicability

Current through Register Vol. 39, No. 2, October 1, 2021

(a) The purpose of this Chapter is to implement the State Beneficiary Public Trusts - Publicly Owned Treatment Works Act.
(b) This Chapter sets forth uniform requirements for users of a Publicly Owned Treatment Works owned by a Central Treatment Trust (CTT) and enables the CTT to comply with all applicable State and Federal laws, including the Clean Water Act ( 33 U.S.C. § 1251 et seq.) and the General Pretreatment Regulations. The objectives of this Chapter are:
(1) To prevent the introduction of pollutants into the Publicly Owned Treatment Works that will interfere with its operation;
(2) To prevent the introduction of pollutants into the Publicly Owned Treatment Works that will pass through the Publicly Owned Treatment Works, inadequately treated, into receiving waters, or otherwise be incompatible with the Publicly Owned Treatment Works;
(3) To protect both Publicly Owned Treatment Works personnel who may be affected by wastewater and sludge in the course of their employment and the general public;
(4) To promote reuse and recycling of industrial wastewater and sludge from the Publicly Owned Treatment Works;
(5) To provide for fees for the equitable distribution of the cost of operation, maintenance, and improvement of the Publicly Owned Treatment Works; and
(6) To enable the CTT to comply with its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit conditions, sludge use and disposal requirements, and any other State or Federal laws to which the Publicly Owned Treatment Works is subject.
(c) This Chapter shall apply to all users of a Publicly Owned Treatment Works owned by a CTT by:
(1) authorizing the issuance of discharge permits;
(2) providing for monitoring, reporting, compliance and enforcement activities;
(3) establishing administrative review procedures; and
(4) providing for the establishment of fees.

Notes

Okla. Admin. Code § 252:623-1-1
Added at 18 Ok Reg 1601, eff 6-1-01

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