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Local Limits Development Guidance is Available

July 16, 2004

Local Limits Development Guidance is Available

EPA has released the final Technically-Based Local Limits Guidance manual for municipalities that operate pretreatment programs. The manual provides guidance to municipalities on the development and implementation of local controls for discharges of industrial or commercial wastes to sewage treatment facilities. The manual provides technical assistance and guidance on:

  • Determining pollutants of concern
  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Calculating maximum allowable loadings
  • Designating and implementing local limits to protect wastewater treatment and collection systems
  • Performing annual reviews and periodic re-evaluations
The new guidance is available at


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