13.12.600 – Baseline monitoring reports

  1. Within either one hundred eighty (180) days after the effective date of a categorical pretreatment standard, or the final administrative decision on a category determination under 40 CFR 403.6(a)(4), whichever is later, any existing categorical User currently discharging to or scheduled to discharge to the POTW shall submit to the Director of Public Works a report which contains the information listed in paragraph B, below.  At least ninety (90) days prior to commencement of its discharge, a new source, or source that becomes a categorical User subsequent to the promulgation of an applicable categorical standard, shall submit to the Director of Public Works a report which contains the information listed in paragraph B, below.  A new source shall report the method of pretreatment it intends to use to meet applicable categorical standards.  A new source also shall give estimates of its anticipated flow and quantity of pollutants to be discharged.
  2. Users described above shall submit the information set forth below.
    1. Identifying Information.  The name and address of the facility, including the name of the operator and owner.
    2. Environmental Permits.  A list of any environmental control permits held by or for the facility.
    3.  Description of Operations.  A brief description of the nature, average rate of production, and standard industrial classifications of the operation(s) carried out by such User.  This description should include a schematic process diagram which indicates points of discharge to the POTW from the regulated processes.
    4. Flow Measurement.  Information showing the measured average daily and maximum daily flow, in gallons per day, to the POTW from regulated process streams and other streams, as necessary, to allow use of the combined waste stream formula set out in 40 CFR 403.6(e).
    5. Measurement of Pollutants.
      1. The categorical pretreatment standards applicable to each regulated process.
      2. The results of sampling and analysis identifying the nature and concentration, and/or mass, where required by the standard or by the Director of Public Works, of regulated pollutants in the discharge from each regulated process.  Instantaneous, daily maximum, and long-term average concentrations, or mass, where required, shall be reported.  The sample shall be representative of daily operations and shall be analyzed in accordance with procedures set out in Section 13.12.645.
      3. Sampling shall be performed in accordance with procedures set out in Section 13.12.645.
    6. Certification.  A statement, reviewed by the User's authorized representative and certified by a qualified professional, indicating whether pretreatment standards are being met on a consistent basis, and, if not, whether additional operation and maintenance (O&M) and/or additional pretreatment is required to meet the pretreatment standards and requirements.
    7. Compliance Schedule.  If additional pretreatment and/or O&M will be required to meet the pretreatment standards, the shortest schedule by which the User will provide such additional pretreatment and/or O&M.  The completion date in this schedule shall not be later than the compliance date established for the applicable pretreatment standard.  A compliance schedule pursuant to this section shall meet the requirements set out in Section 13.12.605.
    8. Signature and Certification.  All baseline monitoring reports shall be signed and certified in accordance with Section 13.12.550.