§ 51.037  SURCHARGES.
   (A)   All users of the POTW are subject to waste surcharges on discharges which exceed the levels as set forth in § 51.017 and/or individual discharge permits or pretreatment permits.
   (B)   Allocations which are exceeded shall be assessed surcharges as follows:
 
% Above Limits
Surcharge
0 to 25%
$200
26 to 50%
$500
>51%
$2,000
 
   (C)   The volume of flow used in determining the total discharge of wastewater for payment of user charges and surcharges shall be based on the following:
      (1)   Metered water consumption as shown in the records of meter readings maintained by the county;
      (2)   If required by the county or at the individual dischargers opinion, other flow monitoring devices which measure the actual volume of wastewater discharged to the sewer.  The devices shall be accessible and safely located, and the measuring system shall be installed in accordance with plans approved by the county.  The metering system shall be installed and maintained at the users expense according to arrangements that may be made with the county; and/or
      (3)   Where any user procures all or part of his or her water supply from sources other than the county, the user shall install and maintain at his or her own expense a flow measuring device of a type approved by the county.
   (D)   (1)   The character and concentration of the constituents of the wastewater used in determining surcharges shall be determined by samples collected and analyzed by the county.
      (2)   Samples shall be collected in such a manner as to be representative of the actual discharge and shall be analyzed using procedures set forth in 40 C.F.R. pt. 136.
   (E)   The determination of the character and concentration of the constituents of the wastewater discharge by the POTW Director or his or her duly appointed representatives shall be binding as a basis for charges.
(Ord. passed 8-22-1994)