Water Pollution Control

Article 8
Sec 7.08.001

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RECYCLING FACILITY means a location where metals, paper, tires, glass, organic materials, used oils, spent solvents or other materials are collected for reuse, reprocessing or resale.

SEDIMENT means inorganic and organic material, including, but not limited to soil, sand, and minerals, that has been deposited in water, is suspended in water, is being transported or has been removed from its site of origin and deposited in a new location by wind, water, or gravity as a result of erosion.

SEWER shall mean pipe or conduit that carries wastewater or drainage water.

SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTOR OF POLLUTANTS means a person who discharges or causes the discharge of pollutants in storm water which can cause water quality standards of the waters of the State contained in 10 CSR 20-7.031, as may be amended from time to time, to be violated.

SIGNIFICANT MATERIALS includes, but is not limited to: Raw materials; fuels; materials such as solvents, detergents, lubricants, antifreeze and plastic pellets; finished materials such as metallic products; raw materials used in food processing or production; hazardous substances designated under Section 101(14) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA); any chemical the facility is required to report pursuant to Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA); fertilizers, pesticides and waste products such as ashes, slag, sludge and used oil that have the potential to be released with storm water discharges.

SILVICULTURAL ACTIVITIES means activities associated with the management of forest land for timber.

SOIL means the unconsolidated mineral and organic material on the immediate surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.

STATE means the State of Missouri.

STORM DRAIN (sometimes termed "storm sewer") means a drain or sewer for conveying storm water, groundwater, subsurface water, or unpolluted water from any source.

STORM WATER means storm water runoff, snowmelt runoff and surface runoff and drainage.

STORM WATER DISCHARGE ASSOCIATED WITH INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITY means the discharge from any conveyance which is used for collecting and conveying storm water and which is directly related to manufacturing, processing or raw material storage areas, including but not limited to: Storm water discharges from industrial plant yards; immediate access roads and rail lines used or traveled by carriers of raw materials, manufactured products, waste material or by-products used or created by the facility; material handling sites; sites used for the application or disposal of process wastewaters; sites used for the storage and maintenance of material handling equipment; sites used for residual treatment, storage or disposal; shipping and receiving areas; manufacturing buildings; storage areas (including tank farms) for raw materials and intermediate and finished products; and areas where industrial activity has taken place in the past and significant materials remain and are exposed to storm water.

STORM WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM or SWMP means the program developed by the City to satisfy the requirements of 40 CFR Part 122.26(d) and 10 CSR 20-6,200(4), as may be amended from time to time.

SUSPENDED SOLIDS, also referred to as nonfilterable residue, means the total suspended matter that either floats on the surface of, or is in suspension in, water, wastewater, or other liquids, and that is removable by laboratory filtering as prescribed in 40 CFR Part 136, as may be amended from time to time.

UNPOLLUTED WATER is water which does not contain any pollutants.

USER means any person who contributes, causes or permits the contribution of wastewater into the City's POTW, either directly or by indirect sewage discharge.

WASTEWATER means the liquid and water-carried domestic or nondomestic wastes from residences, commercial buildings, industrial facilities, and institutions, together with any groundwater, surface water, and stormwater that may be present, whether treated or untreated, which is contributed into or permitted to enter the POTW.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT, OR TREATMENT PLANT, means that portion of the POTW designed to provide treatment of wastewater.

WATERS OF THE STATE means, in this Article, all waters listed as L1, L2 and L3 in Tables G and P, Pl and C in Table H of 10 CSR 20-7.031, as may be amended from time to time.

The following abbreviations shall have the designated meaning:

BOD - Biochemical Oxygen Demand
BMPs - Best Management Practices
CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
COD - Chemical Oxygen Demand
CSR - Code of State Regulations
EPA - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
mg/l - Milligrams per liter
MS4 - Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System
NPDES - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
POTW - Publicly Owned Treatment Works
RSMo - Revised Statutes of Missouri
SIC - Standard Industrial Classifications
SWMP - Storm Water Management Program
USC - United States Code
WPC - Water Pollution Control Department

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