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Any discharger who experiences an upset in operations which places the discharger in a temporary state of non-compliance with this chapter or a wastewater discharge permit issued pursuant to this chapter shall inform the city within 24 hours of first awareness of the commencement of the upset. Where such information is given orally, a written follow-up report shall be filed by the discharger within 5 days. The report shall include:
(A) A description of the upset, the cause thereof, and the upset's impact on a discharger's compliance status.
(B) The duration of non-compliance, including exact dates and times of non-compliance, and, if the non-compliance continues, the time by which compliance is reasonably expected to occur.
(C) All steps taken or to be taken to reduce, eliminate, and prevent recurrence of such an upset or other conditions of non-compliance.
(1974 Code, § 54.17) (Ord. 29-84, passed 9-4-1984; Am. Ord. 26-87, passed 7-6-1987; Am. Ord. 9-91, passed 3-4-1991) Penalty, see § 54.99