Tag: POTW


Local Limits: Collection System Concerns

In a series of blog entries on Local Limits, this month’s blog entry focuses on Collection System concerns that must be taken in to account while developing or evaluating local limits. To meet requirements of 40 CFR 403.5 (b) and to address about the collection systems, including the health and safety of workers at treatment […]


Pretreatment Program – Definition And Need For Pretreatment

Starting this year, I will be blogging on Pretreatment Program and different aspects involved in it; I hope these blogs will help you. First, I’ll explain what Pretreatment means and why we need Pretreatment. Pretreatment is a process used in reducing or eliminating the contaminants in non-domestic (industrial) wastewater before discharging into Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs). […]


Local Limits Re-evaluation Submission Document

The Pretreatment section of KY Division of Water now has a Local Limits Re-evaluation Submission Document that needs to be submitted by the Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs) at the time of re-evaluation of local limits. The general Pretreatment Regulations establish responsibilities of Federal, State, and local government, industry and the public to implement Pretreatment […]