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Pretreatment Streamlining Rule

On September 27, 2005, EPA signed and on October 14, 2005 published in the Federal Register final changes to its General Pretreatment Regulations.

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Additional Streamlining Documents

  • Control Authority Pretreatment Audit Checklist and Instructions (PDF) (178 pp, 1.2MB) - This sample Pretreatment Compliance Audit checklist and its accompanying instructions identify information that might be reviewed by Approval Authorities (EPA and States) in order to assess a POTW's implementation of its approved Pretreatment Program with respect to approved program procedures, as well as state and federal policies and regulations. The Word version contains the checklist; the PDF version contains the checklist and instructions.

  • EPA Model Pretreatment Ordinance - This document provides guidance on municipal ordinances to implement and enforce a pretreatment program consistent with the Clean Water Act requirements. This document supercedes the June 1992 document of the same name.
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