Part 656: Sewage Effluent Standards For Marine Toilets In Watercraft Plying Waters Of The State
§Section 656.1 Standards.
Sewage passing through a marine toilet equipped with a chlorinator or chemical treatment facility from a watercraft underway in waters of the State shall be deemed treated if the undiluted effluent meets the following standards:
|1. Floating solids; settleable solids||Removal of substantially all floating and settleable solids which are readily visible and attributable to sewage.|
|2. Suspended solids||Not more than 50 parts per million.|
|3. 5-day biochemical and chemical oxygen demand.||Not more than 50 parts per million.|
|4. Organisms of the coliform group||The median MPN value in any series of samples shall not be in excess of 50 per 100 milliliters.|
All other sewage or sewage effluent discharged from watercraft shall be deemed untreated.