§ 171.147 BACKFILLING.
   (A)   Minimum requirements. Backfilling operations shall be conducted as established by this section. Backfill and topsoil cover materials shall meet the specifications established by § 171.167.
      (1)   Weather conditions. Backfill material shall not be frozen or contain wet soil clods.
      (2)   Timing. Backfilling and covering shall be completed as soon as practical after the construction or installation of the system component.
      (3)   Drainage. The grade established by backfilling and covering shall direct stormwater away from system components and the soil treatment area.
      (4)   Placement around system components. Backfill for excavations of tanks, distribution devices, piping, etc., shall be carefully placed to avoid displacing the system components. The backfill material shall be tamped or compacted to secure the system components and minimize settling.
      (5)   Placement in soil treatment area. Backfill and/or cover for soil treatment components shall be carefully placed to avoid displacing the barrier material.
      (6)   Equipment traffic. Backfill or cover shall be placed with a minimum of equipment traffic.
      (7)   Reserve soil treatment areas and prohibitive disturbance areas. No traffic shall be allowed on reserve soil treatment areas or prohibitive disturbance areas.
(Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. V], passed 11-12-1996; Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. V], passed 11-12-2013)