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  • RWRD Regulatory Bill of Rights

    Under A.R.S.§ 11-1601 through 11-1610, RWRD is required to give Public Notices for its Permits, Approvals, and other Licensing Actions.

    This page provides information on documents used to make permitting decisions, the Application Process Notices and department procedure interpreting relevant portions of the law.

    Development Permits

    As of February 15, 2013, RWRD documents currently in use for applicable RWRD Engineering improvement review.

    No. Document/Location Document Date Posted Date
    1 Arizona Administrative Code Title 18, Chapter 5 N/A N/A
    2 Pima County, Arizona, Code of Ordinances
    Title 13 - PUBLIC SERVICES Division II - Sewers
    N/A N/A
    3 Engineering Design Standards 2016 February 2016 June 2017
    4 Standard Specifications and Details for Construction 2016 February 2016 June 2017
    5 Public Sewer Formatting Standards 2016 February 2016 June 2017

    Industrial Wastewater Control Permits

    Septage Discharge Permits

    No. Documentation/Location Version/Date Copyright issues? Y/N
    1 National Pretreatment Program: 40 CFR Part 403 N/A N
    2 Standards for the Use or Disposal of Sewage Sludge (Biosolids): 40 CFR Part 503 N/A N
    3 National Requirements for State NPDES Pretreatment for POTWs: 40 CFR Part 122.44.j N/A N
    4 Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended by the Clean Water Act of 1977, Section 307 (b) and (c) N/A N
    5 Local enforcement of water pretreatment requirements; civil penalties: ARS § 49-391 N/A N
    6 Industrial Wastewater Ordinance:
    Pima County Ordinance 1991-140 Title 13 Chapter 36
    1991 N
    7 RCRA Subtitle C: 40 CFR 260-279 Hazardous Waste N/A N
    8 Guidelines Establishing Test Procedures for the Analysis of Pollutants: 40 CFR Part 136 N/A N
    9 State and Local Boards and Departments of Health Environmental Laboratories: ARS § 36-495 N/A N
    10 Health Services: Department of Health Service - Laboratories: ACC Title 9, Chapter 14 Article 6 Licensing of Environmental Laboratories N/A N
    11 Industrial Wastewater Control: Enforcement Response Plan 2013 N
    12 Septage Discharge Permit Application 2017 N
    13 Records Request Form located at: PCRWRD, CRAO, IWC, 2955 West Calle Agua Nueva, Tucson, AZ 85745 N/A N
    14 Record of Inspection/Inspection Rights located at: PCRWRD, CRAO, IWC, 2955 West Calle Agua Nueva, Tucson, AZ 85745 N/A N

    Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permits

    No. Documentation/Location Version/Date Copyright issues? Y/N
    1 Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permit Application 2017 N
    2 Request for Discharge located at: PCRWRD, CRAO, IWC, 2955 West Calle Agua Nueva, Tucson, AZ 85745 N/A N
    3 International Plumbing Code, 2012 Ed., Table 709.1: Drainage Fixture Units for Fixtures and Groups or Table 709.2: Drainage Fixtures for Fixture Drains or Traps located at: PCRWRD, CRAO, IWC, 2955 West Calle Agua Nueva, Tucson, AZ 85745 2012 Y
    4 Uniform Plumbing Code, 2006 Ed., located at: PCRWRD, CRAO, IWC, 2955 West Calle Agua Nueva, Tucson, AZ 85745 2006 Y
    5 International Plumbing Code, 2012 Ed.,  located at: PCRWRD, CRAO, IWC, 2955 West Calle Agua Nueva, Tucson, AZ 85745 2012 Y
    6 Baseline Monitoring report: required by 40 CFR 403.12 (b) 1991 N
    7 Ordinance 2012-34 Exhibit E: Amendments to the 2012 International Plumbing Code 2012 N

    Industrial Wastewater Control Permits

    Application Process Notice for Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permit

    Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permit (IWC) Application Process Notice

    Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permit is required for any industrial users discharging to the Pima County Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW).

    Septage Permit (IWC) Application Process Notice

    Septage Permit is required for any industrial users discharging to the Pima County Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW)

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