Town of Orangetown, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Orangetown Town Board 10-26-1992 by L.L. No. 19-1992. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
The purposes of this chapter are to set forth specific discharge limitations to prevent pass-through and interference and to protect the safety and health of workers at the Orangetown Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW).
B. 
This chapter shall apply to all users of the POTW in the Town and to persons who are, by resolution, agreement, contract or permit with the Town, users of the POTW.
The definitions set forth in § 30A-3 of the Orangetown Code shall apply to the words in this chapter.
[Amended 9-11-2006 by L.L. No. 14-2006; 3-10-2020 by L.L. No. 2-2020]
These specific limitations shall apply at each point of discharge to the sewerage system of the Town or of the municipality that conveys wastewater to the Town. A user's discharge to the POTW shall not exceed the following specific limitations:
Pollutant
Discharge Limit
(mg/l)
Oil and grease
26.0
Chloroform
0.060
Cyanide (total)
3.0
1, 3-dichlorobenzene
9.0
1, 4-dichlorobenzene
5.0
Trans- 1,2-dichloroethylene
2.040
Ethylbenzene
1.659
Methylene chloride
4.139
Pesticides
0.0001
Phenols (total)
25.0
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
0.0001
Tetrachloroethylene
5.0
Toluene
12.0
1, 1, 1-Trichlorethane
2.759
Trichloroethylene
0.026
Arsenic
2.5
Beryllium
0.3
Cadmium
0.8
Chromium
6.0
Copper
1.0
Lead
1.5
Mercury
0.0005
Nickel
1.5
Selenium
1.5
Silver
1.5
Zinc
1.0
Xylene
20.0
NOTE: All heavy metal concentrations are in terms of total metal.
All users further shall comply with all other requirements and prohibitions regarding discharges to the POTW set forth in the Orangetown Code, including those specified in Chapter 30A.
This chapter shall take effect after publication, posting and filing with the New York Secretary of State and upon approval by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.