From this page municipalities can find information about the Model Sewer Use law, intended for developing or modifying sewer use laws, as well as the local sewer use ordinance for a mini-pretreatment program for industrial discharges and sewer overflow response plans.
Annual Flow Certification Requirement
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (the Department) requires that each municipality annually certify the flow passing through its Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW). Facility owners are encouraged to become familiar with the requirements of Part 750-2. Flow characteristics through a treatment facility are of concern to the Department and are indicative of the operation and performance of the collection and treatment systems. The Part 750-2.9(c) regulations require POTW owners to monitor and report both the flow volume and strength of waste entering the treatment system.
The Annual Flow Certification Form, and corresponding instructions, can be found in the right column under "Important Links".
More about Sewers:
- Sewer Use & Pretreatment - Sewer use and pretreatment.
- Model Sewer Use Law - Language that frequently is used in developing local sewer ordinances as patterned from federal standards.
- Local Sewer Use Ordinance for Mini-Pretreatment Program for Industrial Discharges - Local Sewer Use Ordinance for Mini-Pretreatment Program for Industrial Discharges
- Sewer Overflow Response Plan (SORP) - Sewer Overflow Response Plan, SORP.