12.0419 Action upon unlawful discharge.

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(1) If any waters or wastes are discharged, or are proposed to be discharged to the public sewers, which waters contain the substances or possess the characteristics enumerated in 12.0410 of this article, and which in the judgment of the enforcing officer may have a deleterious effect upon the sewage works, processes, equipment, or receiving waters, or which otherwise create a hazard to life or constitute a public nuisance, the enforcing officer may:

(a) Reject the wastes;

(b) Require pretreatment to an acceptable condition for discharge to the public sewers;

(c) Require control over the quantities and rates of discharge; and/or

(d) Require payment to cover the added cost of handling and treating the wastes not covered by existing taxes or sewer charges.

(2) If the enforcing officer permits the pretreatment or equalization of waste flows, the design and installation of the plants and equipment shall be subject to the review and approval. of the enforcing officer, and subject to the requirements of all applicable codes, ordinances, and laws. Wastes removed from septic tanks and cesspools may be discharged to the public sewers only under the following conditions:

(a) The Superintendent of the sewage treatment plant is notified, and it is done in the presence of his representative ;

(b) It is done at times and places designated by the enforcing officer.

History: Env. Qual. Comm. Regs., err prior to 1975, § 10.19.