Pretreatment Committee

Function

To work with and represent the members of the Association affected by the EPA Industrial Pretreatment Program, and promote the goals of the Clean Water Act by reducing or eliminating pollutants which would adversely impact POTW’s or the environment.

Duties

1. Develops a committee to best represent those affected by pretreatment requirements, and schedule meetings to keep them updated on the regulations.

2. Selects the annual recipient of the Pretreatment Excellence Award.

3. Tracks proposed legislation and regulations dealing with Pretreatment, and where appropriate, prepare comment.

4. Maintains relations with the EPA Pretreatment Coordinator, the DEP Pretreatment Coordinator, and others such as Water Quality, Biosolids, Laboratory, Oil and Hazardous Personnel Waste.

If you have questions about the Pretreatment Committee, please contact the committee chair. A current listing of committee chairs can be found here: Executive Committee and Committee Chairpersons

Resource and Guidance Documents

Best Management Practices (BMP’s) and Management Systems

Regulatory

Breweries

Brewers Association – Water and Wastewater: Treatment/Volume Reduction Manual
Guide to Brewery Dischargers
NH DES Wastewater BMPs for Breweries
Brewery FAQ
Chemicals and Cleaning in Brewing Operations
Wastewater Composition Fact Sheet
Sewer and Septic Fact Sheet
Stormwater Fact Sheet
Wastewater Management & Improvements

Current Issues

Dental Amalgam

FAQ – Dental Amalgam 
Final Rule, Dental Amalgam
Dental Amalgam Effluent Guidelines
Mercury in Dental Amalgam
Fact Sheet: Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for Dental Offices
Effluent Limitations, Guidelines and Standards for the Dental Category, 40 CFR Part 441, summary overview

Criminal/Legal News

Environmental Crimes Case Bulletin

 

 

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