§ 53.083  CITY ACTION.
   (A)   If any waters or wastes are discharged or are proposed to be discharged to the public sewers which contain substances or possess the characteristics enumerated in § 53.082, and/or which in the judgment of the Superintendent, may have a deleterious effect upon the wastewater treatment facilities, processes or equipment; receiving waters and/or soil, vegetation and ground water; or which otherwise create a hazard to live or constitute a public nuisance, the city may:
      (1)   Reject the wastes;
      (2)   Require pretreatment to an acceptable condition for discharge to the public sewers, pursuant to § 307(b) of the Act and all addendums thereof;
      (3)   Require control over the quantities and rates of discharge; and/or
      (4)   Require payment to cover the added costs of handling, treating and disposing of wastes not covered by existing taxes or sewer service charges.
   (B)   If the city permits the pretreatment or equalization of waste flows, the design, installation and maintenance of the facilities and equipment shall be made at the owners’ expense, and shall be subject to the review and approval of the city pursuant to the requirements of the MPCA.
(Ord. 408, passed 12-26-1989)