CHAPTER 19. WASTEWATER DISCHARGE AND TREATMENT.
Article V. Reporting and Sampling Requirements.
Sec. 19-5-16. Confidential information.
Information and data regarding a user obtained from reports,
questionnaires, permit applications, permits, monitoring programs or from
inspections shall be public records available to the public or other
governmental agencies without restriction pursuant to the Public Records Act
(Government Code Section 6250 et seq.), unless the user specifically requests
and is able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the city that the release of
such information would divulge information, processes, or methods of production
entitled to protection as trade secrets of the user pursuant to the Public
Records Act. Any such request must be asserted at the time of submission of the
information or data. Pursuant to 40 CFR 403.14, effluent data (including
wastewater characteristics and constituents) shall not be recognized as trade
secrets. (Ord. No. 1271, § 1 (part).)