New Requirements for Wastewater Plants

The KY Division of Water has added new management requirements to KPDES permits for municipal wastewater plants with design flows above 1 MGD.  The new requirement is to implement a Sewer Overflow Response Protocol, or SORP.  Components of the SORP shall include: 1) an overflow response procedure, 2) a public advisory procedure, 3) a regulatory […]

CMOM Self-Assessment

A CMOM Self-Assessment is an existing tool that has been helpful for wastewater utilities to evaluate the performance of the sanitary collection system and reduce the occurrence of sanitary sewer overflows.  CMOM stands for Capacity, Management, Operation, and Maintenance.  Overflows that occur in separate sanitary sewers are considered bypasses of the collection system and are […]