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For the purpose of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
A.S.T.M. The American Society of Testing and Materials.
B.O.D. (BIOCHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND). The quantity of oxygen utilized in the biochemical oxidation of organic matter, under standard laboratory procedure in five days at 20º C. (68º F.) expressed in parts per million by weight.
BUILDING DRAIN or HOUSE DRAIN. That part of the lowest horizontal piping of a drainage system which receives the discharge from soil, waste and other drainage pipes inside the walls of the building and conveys it to the building sewer, beginning two feet outside the inner face of the building wall.
BUILDING SEWER or HOUSE SEWER. The extension from the building drain to the service connection sewer or other place of disposal.
COOLING WATER. The water discharged from any system of condensation, air conditioning, cooling, refrigeration, or other, but which shall be free from odor and oil. It shall contain no polluting substances which would produce B.O.D. or suspended solids each in excess of ten parts per million by weight.
DISTRICT. Sanitation District No. 1 of Campbell and Kenton Counties, Kentucky.
GARBAGE. Solid wastes from the preparation, cooking, and dispensing of food, and from the handling, storage, or sale of produce.
GENERAL MANAGER. The General Manager of Campbell and Kenton Counties Sanitation District No. 1 or as an alternate, the Mayor.
(Ord. 11-77, passed 4-19-77)
INDUSTRIAL WASTES. The liquid wastes from industrial manufacturing processes, trade, or business as distinct from sanitary sewage.
NATURAL OUTLET. Any outlet into a watercourse, pond, ditch, lake or other body of surface or groundwater.
PERSON, ENTERPRISE, ESTABLISHMENT or OWNER. Any individual, firm, corporation, company, association, society, or group other than a public corporation.
pH. The logarithm of the reciprocal of the weight of hydrogen ions in grams per liter of solution.
PROPERLY SHREDDED GARBAGE. The wastes from the preparation, cooking and dispensing of food that has been shredded to such a degree that all particles will be carried freely under the flow conditions normally prevailing in public sewers, with no particle greater than 1/2-inch in any dimension.
PUBLIC CORPORATION. Any city, county, school district, water district, any agency of state or federal government, and any other governmental agency or political subdivision clothed with the power of levying taxes or issuing bonds payable from special funds.
PUBLIC SEWER. A sewer in which all owners of abutting properties have equal rights, and which is controlled by public authority.
SANITARY SEWAGE. Sewage discharging from the sanitary conveniences of dwellings (including apartment houses and hotels), office buildings, factories or institutions, and free from storm and surface water, and industrial wastes.
SANITARY SEWER. A sewer which carries sewage and to which storm, surface, and ground waters are not admitted.
SERVICE BRANCH SEWER or LATERAL. A public sewer from the point of connection with the building sewer, usually at the property line, to the main sewer in the street or easement.
SEWAGE. The water-carried wastes from residences, business buildings, institutions, and industrial establishments, together with such infiltration water as may be allowed for in generally recognized design criteria.
SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT. Any arrangement of devices and structures used for treating sewage.
SEWAGE WORKS. All facilities for collecting, pumping, treating, and disposing of sewage.
SEWER. A pipe or conduit for carrying sewage.
SEWER INSPECTOR. The representative or agency designated by the City Council to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
SEWERAGE SYSTEM. The entire network of sanitary sewers, devices, and structures making up the sewage treatment system.
STORM DRAIN or STORM SEWER. A sewer which carries storm and surface waters and drainage, but excludes sewage and industrial wastes, other than unpolluted cooling water.
SUSPENDED SOLIDS. Solids that either float on the surface of or are in suspension in water, sewage, or other liquids, and which are removable by laboratory filtering.
WATERCOURSE. A channel in which a flow of water occurs, either continuously or intermittently.
W.P.C.F. The Water Pollution Control Federation.
(Ord. 4-73, passed 3-12-73)