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Virginia Administrative Code
10/27/2021

Article 10. Sewage Dump Stations

12VAC5-610-1110. General.

Article 10
Sewage Dump Stations

A dump station is a facility for receiving sewage from a recreational vehicle. The dump station shall be connected to an approved sewerage system or treatment works.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-164 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-34-02 § 4.46, eff. February 5, 1986; amended, eff. May 11, 1988.

12VAC5-610-1120. Location.

The relationship of a dump station to structures and topographic features shall be in accordance with Table 4.4 and 12VAC5-610-470 A, C, F, and G. Dump stations shall be at least 50 feet from any habitation or camp site.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-164 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-34-02 § 4.47, eff. February 5, 1986; amended, eff. May 11, 1988.

12VAC5-610-1130. Design.

A dump station shall consist of the following features:

A. A four inch sewer pipe trapped below the frost line and connected to an approved sewerage system.

B. The sewer inlet shall be surrounded by a concrete pad sloped to drain to the sewer inlet. The pad shall have minimum dimensions of 60 inches by 36 inches by six inches thick. The sewer inlet shall be at least six inches below the lip of the pad and located not more than 1/4 the length from one end of the pad. The end of the pad where the sewer inlet is located shall be curbed with a four inch curb.

C. The sewer inlet shall be fitted with a fly tight cover.

D. A water supply properly protected against cross connection and backflow shall be provided to facilitate washdown of the pad area. The water outlet shall be posted with a sign stating "Notice: Unsafe Water Outlet. This water for washdown purposes only".

E. The sewer line shall meet the material and construction specifications contained in Part IV, Article 2 of this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-164 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-34-02 § 4.48, eff. February 5, 1986; amended, eff. May 11, 1988.

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