§ 51.20  PURPOSE AND POLICY.
   (A)   This subchapter sets forth uniform requirements for direct and indirect contributors into the wastewater collection and treatment systems referred to as Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) and enables the city to protect its collection and treatment system and to comply with all state and federal laws.
   (B)   The objectives of this subchapter are:
      (1)   To prevent the introductions of pollutants into the wastewater collection and treatment system which will interfere with the operation of the system.
      (2)   To prevent the introduction of pollutants into the wastewater collection and treatment system which can pass through the system into receiving waters or the atmosphere or otherwise be incompatible with the system.
      (3)   To protect both Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) personnel who may be affected by wastewater in the course of their employment and the general public.
      (4)   To enable the city to comply with its waste discharge requirements, to comply with its sludge use and disposal requirements, and any other federal or state laws to which the publicly owned treatment works is subject.
   (C)   This subchapter shall apply to all persons within the city and to persons outside the city who are, by contract or agreement users of the city POTW.  This subchapter authorizes the issuance of wastewater discharge permits, provides for monitoring, compliance, and enforcement activities, and requires user reporting.
(Ord. 95-05, passed 4-10-95)