Section 36-165 Determination of Character and Concentration of Wastes

(a) The industrial waste of each person discharging same into the town sanitary sewers shall be subject to periodic inspection or sampling. A determination of character and concentration of the wastes shall be made quarterly, or more often as may be necessary, by the director or the director’s authorized assistants.

(b) Samples shall be collected and composited in such a manner as to be representative of the actual quality of the wastes. The laboratory methods used in the examination of the wastes shall be performed in accordance with the procedures established by the EPA pursuant to section 304(g) of the act and contained in 40 CFR 136 as amended, a copy of which is on file with the town clerk for inspection by any interested parties.

(c) The determination of the character and concentration of the industrial wastes by the director, or the director’s authorized assistants, shall be binding as a basis for any charges assessed the user in accordance with the provisions of the town’s user charge system defined in division 5 of this article.

(d) Total costs incident to the supervision, inspection, sampling and analyzing of wastes shall be included in the charges assessed to persons discharging wastes into the town sanitary sewers.
(Ord. of 4-5-93, § IX)