CHAPTER 19. WASTEWATER DISCHARGE AND TREATMENT.
Article V. Reporting and Sampling Requirements.
Sec. 19-5-7. Episodic reports.
(a) In the case of any discharge of a nonroutine or episodic nature,
including, but not limited to, accidental discharges, spills, a noncustomary
batch discharge, or a slug load, all users (whether or not such users are
industrial users and whether or not such users are required to possess a waste
discharge permit) shall immediately telephone and notify the Director of the
incident. This notification shall include the location of the Discharge, type of
waste, concentration and volume, if known, and corrective actions taken by the
(b) Within five days following such a spill, slug load, accidental
discharge or other discharge of a nonroutine or episodic nature, the user shall
submit a detailed written report to the public works director describing the
cause(s) of the discharge and the measures to be taken by the user to prevent
similar future occurrences. Such notification shall not relieve the user of any
expense, loss, damage, or other liability which may he incurred as a result of
damage to the WPCF, natural resources, or any other damage to person or
property; nor shall such notification relieve the user of any fines, penalties,
or other liability which may be imposed pursuant to this chapter. (Ord. No.
1271, § 1 (part).)