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(A) (1) Any significant industrial user subject to a pretreatment standard, after the compliance date of the pretreatment standard, or in the case of a new source, after the commencement of the discharge into the POTW, shall submit to the plant manager during the months of June and December, unless required more frequently in the pretreatment standard or by the plant manager, a report indicating the nature and concentration, of pollutants in the effluent which are limited by the user's wastewater discharge permit and/or the pretreatment standards.
(2) At the discretion of the plant manager and in consideration of the factors as local high or low flow rates, holidays, budget cycles and the like, the plant manager may agree to alter the months during which the above reports are to be furnished submitted.
(B) (1) The plant manager may impose mass limitations on users where the imposition of mass limitations are appropriate.
(2) In such cases, the report required by division (A) above shall indicate the mass of pollutants regulated by the wastewater discharge permit and/or pretreatment standards in the effluent of the user.
(C) (1) The reports required by this chapter shall contain the results of sampling and analysis of the discharge, including the flow and the nature and concentration, or production and mass where requested by the plant manager, of the pollutants contained therein which are limited by the wastewater discharge permit and/or applicable pretreatment standards. The frequency of monitoring shall be prescribed in the wastewater discharge permit or in the pretreatment standard.
(2) All sampling and analysis shall be performed in accordance with the techniques prescribed in 40 CFR 136 and amendments thereto. Where 40 CFR 136 does not contain sampling or analytical techniques for the pollutant in question, or where the Administrator determines that the 40 CFR 136 sampling and analytical techniques are inappropriate for the pollutant in question, sampling and analysis shall be performed by using validated analytical methods or any other applicable sampling and analytical procedures, including procedures suggested by the POTW or other parties, approved by the Administrator.
(D) (1) If the industrial user monitors any pollutant more frequently than required by the wastewater discharge permit, using test procedures approved under 40 CFR 136 or as specified by the permit, the results of the monitoring shall be included in the calculation and results will be reported on the next scheduled report to the city.
(2) The increased monitoring frequency shall also be indicated on the report.
(E) If the industrial user receives any laboratory analysis, using test procedures approved under 40 CFR 136 or as specified by this chapter, that is in violation of the standards, as set in this chapter or the wastewater discharge permit, the permittee will notify the Plant Manager of this violation within 24 hours of the receipt of the report.
(F) (1) If the industrial user receives any laboratory analysis, using test procedures approved under 40 CFR l36 or as specified by their wastewater discharge permit, that is in violation of the standards as set in their permit, the industrial user has 30 days to resample the wastestream for the parameter(s) in violation and submit the results of both sets of data to the Plant Manager.
(2) This 30-day period begins on the day the industry receives the data in violation, except the industrial user is not required to resample if:
(a) The city performs sampling at the industrial user at a frequency of at least once per month; or
(b) The city performs sampling at the user between the time when the user performs its initial sampling and the time the user receives the results of this sampling.
(G) All reports required by this chapter shall be signed by an authorized representative of the industrial user.
(H) If an authorized representative is no longer accurate because a different individual or position has responsibility for the overall operation of the facility, or overall responsibility for environmental matters for the company, a new authorization must be submitted to the city prior to or together with any reports to be signed by an authorized representative.
(I) The following certification will accompany all reports submitted under this chapter:
“I certify under penalty of law that this document and all attachments were prepared under my direction or supervision in accordance with a system designed to assure that qualified personnel properly gather and evaluate the information submitted. Based on my inquiry of the person or persons who manage the system, or those persons directly responsible for gathering the information submitted is, to the best of my knowledge and belief, true, accurate and complete. I am aware that there are significant penalties for submitting false information, including the possibility of fine and imprisonment for knowing violations.”
(Prior Code, § 17-435) (Ord. 1505, passed 7-6-93)