12.0423 Standards for testing.

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All measurements, tests, and analyses of the characteristics of waters and wastes to which reference is made in this chapter shall be determined in accordance with the latest edition of “Standard Methods for Examination of Water and Wastewater”, published by the American Public Health Association, and shall be determined at the control manhole provided or upon suitable samples taken at the control manhole; in the event that no special manhole has been required, the control manhole in the public sewer from the point at which the building sewer is connected. Sampling shall be carried out by customarily accepted methods to reflect the effect of constituents upon the sewage works and to determine the existence of hazards to life, limb, and property. The particular analyses involved will determine whether a 24- hour composite of all outfalls of a premises is appropriate or whether a grab sample or samples should be taken. Normally, but not always, BOD and suspended solids analyses are obtained from 24-hour composites of all outfalls whereas pHs are determined from periodic grab samples.

History: Env. Qual Comm. Regs., err prior to 1975, § 10.23.