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26.08.08.00.htm 26.08.08.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 08 WATER POLLUTION Chapter 08 Pretreatment Requirements to Control Industrial Users of Publicly Owned Treatment Works Authority: Environment Article, ยง9-313, 9-314, 9-315, 9-319, 9-320, 9-325, 9-327, and 9-328, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.08.08.01.htm 26.08.08.01. 01 Purpose.. The Department shall operate the State Pretreatment Program to:. A. Meet national pretreatment requirements; and. B. Eliminate contributions of pollutants discharged from industrial users into publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) which cause interference with or pass through the POTW, or contaminate the sludge.
26.08.08.02.htm 26.08.08.02. 02 General Requirements.. A. POTWs meeting the conditions in Regulation .05 of this chapter shall develop and implement a pretreatment program in accordance with pretreatment requirements.B. New and existing industrial users which directly or indirectly discharge industrial waste into POTWs shall be regulated by the State and by persons owning POTWs under authority delegated to them by the State.C. A person may not:.
26.08.08.03.htm 26.08.08.03. 03 State Pretreatment Program.. A. A person owning a POTW or combination of POTWs shall implement POTW pretreatment programs in accordance with the pretreatment regulations in this section if:1) The total design flow exceeds 5 million gallons per day; and. 2) Industrial users discharge wastes which pass through, or cause interference, or are otherwise subject to national pretreatment standards.B. POTW owners may be required to develop and implement pretreatment programs if:.
26.08.08.04.htm 26.08.08.04. 04 Variance to State Pretreatment Program.. A. A person believing that factors relating to an industrial user are fundamentally different from the factors considered during development of a national pretreatment standard applicable to the user, and that the existence of those factors justifies a different discharge limit from that specified in the applicable national pretreatment standard, may request a fundamentally different factor variance.B. A person seeking a var
26.08.08.05.htm 26.08.08.05. 05 Pretreatment Reporting Requirements for a Person Owning a POTW.. A. A person who owns a POTW and has reason to believe that an industrial user has caused interference, pass through, or a permit violation in the POTW shall:1) Within 24 hours report the event to the Department; and. 2) Within 14 days submit to the Department a written summary of the occurrence and any enforcement or corrective actions taken to prevent or minimize recurrence.B. A person owning a POTW
26.08.08.9999.htm 26.08.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. COMAR 10.50.01.08J-1 recodified to COMAR 26.08.08.01โ€•04. Regulations .01โ€•04 adopted effective August 26, 1985 (12:17 Md. R. 1706) โ€•. Chapter revised effective June 27, 1988 (15:13 Md. R. 1556). Regulation .02A amended effective April 16, 1990 (17:7 Md. R. 854).
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