Tag: pretreatment program

Pretreatment Program – P2

As the name suggests, Pollution Prevention (P2) is the program/practice of reducing or eliminating the use of toxic substances at the source by modifying the production process which helps to reduce the amount of pollutants released into the environment. One objective of the Pretreatment Program is to promote recycling and reclamation of municipal, industrial wastewater […]

HAULED WASTES - POTW Pretreatment Program

Many POTWs accept hauled waste in addition to the waste received through the collection system. “Hauled waste” refers to the transportation means by which the waste reaches a facility. These wastes can be non-domestic waste or sewage or domestic waste. Wastes could include restaurant grease, chemical toilet waste, wastewater from drilling processes, and even hazardous […]


In my previous blog post, I talked specifically about Categorical Industrial User (CIU) Reporting Requirements and schedule for reporting. In continuation of that, this blog entry focuses upon the Reporting Requirements for all Significant Industrial Users (SIUs). Periodic Compliance Report (40 CFR 403.12(h)): The Periodic Compliance Report must be submitted by SIUs at least once […]

Pretreatment Program – Reporting Requirements by Industrial Users (IUs)

Demonstration of compliance requires certain Industrial Users (IUs) to submit and maintain reports. Since POTWs are responsible for receiving and analyzing reports including communicating applicable standards to IUs, these requirements are also important for POTWs. In this blog, part of a series, I will talk about Categorical Industrial User (CIU) Reporting Requirements: Baseline Monitoring Report […]

Pretreatment Program – Reporting Requirements by POTW

As we are heading into new year, this segment of my blog talks about the reporting required by the POTW for the coming year. Under the Pretreatment Program (Program), POTWs are required to submit Annual Pretreatment Reports to the state (Kentucky Division of Water, for entities in Kentucky). The report documents the status and activities […]