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For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AMMONIA (or NH3-N). The same meaning as defined in § 52.035.
BOD (or BIOCHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND). The same meaning as defined in § 52.035.
CBOD (or CARBONACEOUS BIOCHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND). The same meaning as defined in § 52.035.
COD (or CHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND). The same meaning as defined in § 52.035.
COMMERCIAL USERS. Any establishment involved in a commercial enterprise, business, or service which, based on a determination by the town, discharges primarily segregated domestic wastes or wastes from sanitary conveniences.
COUNCIL. The Town Council of the Town of Rossville, or any duly authorized officials acting in its behalf.
DEBT SERVICE COSTS. The average annual principal and interest payments on all proposed revenue bonds or other long term capital debt.
EXCESSIVE STRENGTH SURCHARGE. An additional charge which is billed to users for treating sewage wastes with an average strength in excess of normal domestic sewage.
GOVERNMENTAL USER. Any federal, state, or local governmental user of the wastewater treatment works.
INDUSTRIAL USER. Any manufacturing or processing facility that discharges industrial waste to a wastewater treatment works.
INDUSTRIAL WASTES. The wastewater discharges from industrial, trade, or business processes as distinct from employee wastes or wastes from sanitary conveniences.
INSTITUTIONAL USERS. Any establishment involved in a social, charitable, religious, and/or educational function which, based on a determination by the town, discharges primarily segregated domestic waste or wastes from sanitary conveniences.
MAY. The act referred to is permissive.
NORMAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE. For the purpose of determining surcharges shall mean wastewater or sewage having an average daily concentration as follows: S.S. not more than 250 mg/l; BOD not more than 250 mg/l; and/or ammonia not more than 50 mg/l. As defined by origin, wastewaters from segregated domestic and/or sanitary conveniences as distinct from industrial processes.
NPDES (or NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM) PERMIT. The same meaning as defined in § 52.035.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE COST. All costs, direct and indirect, necessary to provide adequate wastewater collection, transport, and treatment on a continuing basis and produce discharges to receiving waters that conform with all related federal, state, and local requirements. (These costs include replacement.)
PERSON. Any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm, company, municipal, or private corporation, associations, society, institution, enterprise, governmental agency, or other entity.
PHOSPHORUS. The same meaning as defined in § 52.035.
REPLACEMENT COSTS. The expenditures for obtaining and installing equipment, accessories, or appurtenances which are necessary during the useful life of the treatment works to maintain the capacity and performance for which such works were designed and constructed.
RESIDENTIAL USER. A user of the treatment works whose premises or buildings are used primarily as a residence for one or more persons, including all dwelling units and the like.
S.S. (or SUSPENDED SOLIDS). The same meaning as defined in § 52.035.
SEWAGE. The same meaning as defined in § 52.035.
SEWER USE ORDINANCE. A separate and companion enactment to this subchapter, which regulates the connection to and use of public and private sewers.
SHALL. The act referred to is mandatory.
TOWN. The Town of Rossville acting by and through the Town Council.
USER CHARGES. A charge levied on users of the wastewater treatment works for the cost of operation and maintenance of such works pursuant to § 204(b) of Pub. Law No. 92-500, being 33 U.S.C. § 1284(b).
USER CLASS. The division of wastewater treatment customers by source, function, waste characteristics, and process or discharge similarities (i.e., residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and governmental in the user charge system).
(2000 Code, § 11-11) (Ord. 1989-08, passed - -1989; Ord. 2001-04, passed 7-10-2001; Ord. 2002-04, passed 2-12-2002; Ord. 2003-03, passed 8-12-2003; Ord. 2004-02, passed 4-14-2004; Ord. 2008-03, passed 7-15-2008; Ord. 2002-4, passed 5-12-2012)