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(A) This chapter sets forth uniform requirements for users of the publicly owned treatment works for the town and enables the town to comply with all applicable state and federal laws, including the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. §§ 1251 et seq.) and the General Pretreatment Regulations (40 C.F.R. Part 403).
(B) The objectives of this chapter are:
(1) To prevent the introduction of pollutants into the publicly owned treatment works that will interfere with its operation;
(2) To prevent the introduction of pollutants into the publicly owned treatment works that will pass through the publicly owned treatment works, inadequately treated, into receiving waters, or otherwise be incompatible with the publicly owned treatment works, and the generation of biosolids used for beneficial agronomic reuse pursuant to 327 I.A.C. 6.1;
(3) To protect both publicly owned treatment works personnel who may be affected by wastewater and sludge in the course of their employment and the general public;
(4) To promote reuse and recycling of industrial wastewater and biosolids from the publicly owned treatment works;
(5) To provide for fees for the equitable distribution of the cost of operation, maintenance, and improvement of the publicly owned treatment works; and
(6) To enable the town to comply with its national pollutant discharge elimination system permit (No. IN0021695) conditions, biosolids use and disposal requirements, and any other federal or state laws to which the publicly owned treatment works is subject.
(C) This chapter shall apply to all users of the publicly owned treatment works. The chapter authorizes the issuance of wastewater discharge permits; provides for monitoring, compliance, and enforcement activities; establishes administrative review procedures; requires user reporting; and provides for the setting of fees for the equitable distribution of costs resulting from the program established herein.
(Ord. 2010-2, passed 4-20-2010)