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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 31. Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit Regulation

9VAC25-31-730. Purpose and applicability.

A. This part establishes the responsibilities of state and local government, industry and the public to implement the national pretreatment standards and requirements to control pollutants which pass through or interfere with treatment processes in Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs) or which may contaminate sewage sludge.

B. This part applies:

1. To pollutants from nondomestic sources covered by pretreatment standards which are indirectly discharged into or transported by truck or rail or otherwise introduced into POTWs;

2. To POTWs which receive wastewater from sources subject to national pretreatment standards; and

3. To any new or existing source subject to pretreatment standards. National pretreatment standards do not apply to sources which discharge to a sewer which is not connected to a POTW treatment plant.

Statutory Authority

§§ 62.1-44.15, 62.1-44.16, 62.1-44.17, 62.1-44.18, and 62.1-44.19 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 20, eff. July 24, 1996.

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