§ 51.205  LIMITATIONS ON WASTEWATER STRENGTH.
   (A)   Compatible pollutant levels. The town shall have the right to impose a surcharge for waste discharged into the sewerage system whose strength or character is such that the introduction of the wastewater into the sewerage system may cause additional costs to the system. An industrial user discharging compatible pollutants (as defined in § 51.003) above the following levels, shall be subject to surcharges as described in § 51.404:
 
Parameter
Discharge Levels (mg/L)
CBOD5
200
TSS
200
Phosphorus
5.0
 
   (B)   Specific pollutant limitations. No person shall discharge wastewater containing more than:
 
Pollutant
Discharge Limit (mg/L)
Arsenic
0.9
Cadmium
0.5
Chromium, Total
2.5
Copper
2.0
Cyanide, Total
0.5
FROG
100
Iron
50
Lead
0.1
Mercury
0.0001
Nickel
3.2
Petroleum- based oils
0.0
Phenols, Total
0.1
Selenium
0.2
Silver
1.0
Zinc
2.5
 
   (C)   All measurements, tests, and analysis of the characteristics of waters and wastes to which reference is made in this chapter shall be determined in accordance with standard methods except for applications for NPDES permits and reports where warranted.
   (D)   The town reserves the right to monitor or have a user monitor for pollutants not identified in this section to assess surcharges and compliance with this chapter.
(Ord. 19-01, passed 4-9-19)