929.01  DEFINITIONS.
   Unless the context specifically indicates otherwise, the meaning of terms used herein shall be as follows:
   (1)   "B.O.D." or "biochemical oxygen demand" means the quantity of oxygen expressed in milligrams per liter, utilized in the biochemical oxidation of organic matter under standard laboratory procedures of five days at twenty degrees Centigrade.
   (2)   "Building drain" means that part of the lowest 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 customer's service line.
   (3)   "Board" means the Sanitary Board of the Village of Barboursville.
   (4)   "Combined sewer" means a sewer receiving both surface runoff and sewage.
   (5)   "Customer" means a person, corporation, partnership or association, whether owner or tenant, utilizing sewer service furnished by the Village to a property.
   (6)   "Customer service line" means the extension from the building drain of any structure to the lateral of a sanitary sewer controlled by the Village.
   (7)   “Food service establishment” means any commercial facility discharging kitchen or food preparation wastewater to include restaurants, motels, hotels, cafeterias, hospitals, schools, bars, etc., and any other facility which in the Board’s opinion would require construction of a grease trap.
   (8)   "Garbage" means solid wastes from the preparation, cooking and dispensing of food and from the handling, storage and sale of produce.
   (9)   "Governing body" means the Mayor and Council, together, who are charged with the responsibility of enacting ordinances and determining the public policy for the Village.
   (10)   “Grease trap/grease interceptor” means a device utilized to effect the separation of grease and oils in wastewater effluent originating from food service establishments.  The traps or interceptors may be located outdoors/underground or “under the counter” package units which are normally referred to as smaller grease traps.  For the purpose of this article, trap and interceptor are used interchangeably.
   (11)   "Improved property" means property located within the Village upon which there is erected a structure intended for continuous or periodic habitation, occupancy or use by human beings or animals and from which structure sanitary sewage and/or industrial wastes are or may be discharged.
   (12)   "Industrial waste" means any garbage, refuse or sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant or air pollution control facility and other discarded material including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining and agricultural operations, and from community activities, but does not include solid or dissolved material in domestic sewage or solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows.
   (13)   "Lateral" means that part of the sewer system extending from a main sewer located in the street to the curb line; or, if there shall be no curb line, to the property line; or, to the edge of a right of way in which the main sewer is located.  If no such lateral is provided, then "lateral" means that portion of, or place in, a main sewer which is provided for connection of any customer service line.
   (14)   "Natural outlet" means any outlet, including storm sewers and combined sewers, which flows into a watercourse, pond, ditch, lake or other body of surface or groundwater.
   (15)   "Owner" means any person, corporation, partnership or association vested with ownership, legal or equitable, sole or partial, in any real property.
   (16)   "Person" means any individual, firm, company, association, society, corporation, partnership or group.
   (17)   "pH" means the reciprocal of the logarithm of the hydrogen ion concentration.  The concentration is the weight of hydrogen ions, in grams, per liter of solution.
   (18)   "Public sewer" means a sewer in which all residences have equal rights and that is controlled by the Village.
   (19)   "Right of way" or "easement" means an acquired legal right for the specific use of land owned by others.
   (20)   "Sanitary Board" means the committee in charge of the waste water facilities in the Village.
   (21)   "Sanitary sewage" means normal water-carried household and toilet wastes from any improved property.  The preferred term is wastewater.
   (22)   "Sanitary sewer" means a sewer controlled by the Village that carries liquid and water-carried wastes from residences, commercial buildings, industrial plants and institutions, and to which storm, surface and ground water are not intentionally admitted.
   (23)   "Sewer" means any pipe or conduit that carries waste water, domestic drainage, sanitary wastes or industrial wastes.
   (24)   "Sewer system" means all wastewater facilities, owned by the Village, for collecting, pumping, treating and disposing of sanitary sewage or industrial wastes.
   (25)   "Significant industrial user" means any industrial user of the Village's wastewater disposal system who:
      A.   Has a discharge flow of 25,000 gallons or more per average work day or
      B.   Has a flow greater than five percent (5%) of the flow in the Village's wastewater treatment system, or
      C.   Has, in his wastes, toxic pollutants as defined pursuant to Section 307 of the Act of (State) Statutes and rules; or
      D.   Is found by the Village (State Control Agency) or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to have significant impact, either singly or in combination with other contributing industries, on the wastewater treatment system, the quality of sludge, the system's effluent quality or air emissions generated by the system.
   (26)   "Single family dwelling" means any room, group of rooms, house trailer or other enclosure occupied or intended for occupancy as separate living quarters by a family or other group of persons living together, or by persons living alone.
   (27)   "Slug" means any discharge of wastewater which in concentration of any given constituent or in quantity of flow exceeds for any period of duration longer than fifteen minutes and is more than five times the average twenty-four hour concentration of flows during normal operation.
   (28)   "Storm sewer" or "storm drain" means a sewer which carries storm and surface waters and drainage, but excludes sewage and polluted industrial wastes.
   (29)   "Total suspended solids" means those solids which are visible and in suspension in the water.  Included are the larger floating particles consisting of sand, grit, clay, fecal solids, paper, sticks of wood, particles of food and garbage, and similar materials.
   (30)   "Village" means the Village of Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginia, a municipal corporation incorporated under the laws of this State.
   (31)   "Wastewater facilities" means the structures, equipment and processes required to collect, carry and treat domestic and industrial wastes and to dispose of the effluent.
   (32)   "Watercourse" means a channel in which a flow of water  occurs, either continuously or intermittently.
      (Ord.  2007-06. Passed 7-17-07.)