Borough of Sharon Hill, PA
Delaware County
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§ 298-14 Purpose.

The purpose of these rules and regulations is specifically stated as follows:
A. 
To prohibit excessive volumes and/or inordinate rates of flow of sewage and wastes into the Borough sewage system.
B. 
To prohibit the contribution of sewage, industrial wastes or other wastes of a flammable nature or which create in any way a poisonous or hazardous environment for sewerage maintenance and operation personnel.
C. 
To prohibit the contribution of sewage, industrial wastes or other wastes which may cause maintenance difficulties in the lateral and trunk sewers, force mains, pumping stations, sewage regulators and other structures and appurtenances of the Borough sewage system.
D. 
To prohibit the contribution of sewage, industrial wastes or other wastes which may create operating difficulties at the water-pollution-control plants as they may be constructed, modified or improved in the future.
E. 
To prohibit and/or to regulate the contribution of sewage, industrial wastes or other wastes which require for treatment at the plants greater expenditures than are required for equal volumes of normal sewage.
F. 
To require the treatment, before introduction into the Borough sewers, of such wastes as may otherwise impair the strength and/or durability of the structures appurtenant to the sewer system by direct or indirect chemical action or interfere with the normal treatment processes.
G. 
To provide cooperation with applicable state, county and other agencies which have requirements or jurisdiction for the protection of the physical, chemical and bacteriological quality of watercourses within or bounding the county.
H. 
To protect the public health and to prevent nuisances.