[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Waterloo 10-19-1987 by Ord. No. 87-6 as §§ 9.20 and 9.30 of the 1987 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Department of Natural Resources notification required. Any person who possesses or controls a hazardous substance, as defined in § 292.01(5), Wis. Stats., which has been discharged or spilled, or who causes the discharge or spilling of such hazardous substance, shall immediately notify the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources of any such spill or discharge as required in § 292.11, Wis. Stats.
Any person who possesses or controls a discharged or spilled material, or causes a discharge or spill, which, although not a hazardous substance, may be detrimental to the general, safety and welfare of City residents shall immediately notify the Fire Chief. Such detrimental substances may include, without limitations, food products and nitrates.
Any person responsible for the discharge or spill of any hazardous or detrimental substance shall be responsible for cleanup within a time reasonable under the circumstances. In the event such cleanup is not completed within a reasonable time, the City shall clean up and bill the person responsible.