Frequently Asked Questions
Can I discharge ground water or storm water to the sanitary sewer?
No. Sec. 23-79 list ground water, storm water and other prohibitive discharges.
How can I get a wastewater discharge permit?
Complete a wastewater survey and application, then System Protection staff will do on-site evaluation of the physical address to verify reported information and determine needs.
Can I dump some used material (bio-degradable) to the sanitary sewer?
No. Any non-domestic discharge to the sanitary sewer must be approved by System Protection.
How are permitted pollutant limitations assigned?
Pollutant limitations are first assigned according to federal categorical criteria (if applicable), then allocation of pollutants at the wastewater treatment facility are taken into consideration, and the actual pollutant discharge need of the company is factored in where possible.