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HomeMy WebLinkAboutChapter 930 - Sewage System UTILITY & SERVICES Chapter 930 SEWAGE SYSTEM Article 1 INTERPRETATION 930.1.1 Biochemical oxygen demand- defined 930.1.2 Body of water-defined 930.1.3 Building drain - defined 930.1.4 Building sewer- defined 930.1.5 City- defined 930.1.6 Coliform count- defined 930.1.7 Colour of a liquid- defined 930.1.8 Combined sewer- defined 930.1.9 Force main - defined 930.1.10 Garbage- defined 930.1.11 Director- defined 930.1.12 Industrial wastes - defined 930.1.13 Matter- defined 930.1.14 Natural outlet- defined 930.1.15 mg/l - defined 930.1.16 Person - defined 930.1.17 Phenolic compounds - defined KITCHENER 930.1 APRIL 2011 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.1.18 pH - defined 930.1.19 Private sewage disposal - defined 930.1.20 Regional Corporation - defined 930.1.21 Sanitary sewer- defined 930.1.22 Sewage- defined 930.1.23 Sewage works - defined 930.1.24 Standard methods - defined 930.1.25 Storm sewer- storm drain - defined 930.1.26 Suspended solids - defined 930.1.27 Treatment works - defined 930.1.28 Watercourse- defined Article 2 DRAINS AND CONNECTIONS 930.2.1 Uncover- disturb - written permission -required 930.2.2 Disconnect- notice in writing - exception 930.2.3 Sewer- discharge into - limited 930.2.4 Watercourse- discharge into - limited 930.2.5 Prosecutions - local - statutory Article 3 SEWAGE WORKS 930.3.1 Standards - design - construction 930.3.2 Building sewer- application - to construct 930.3.3 Building sewer- inspection - fee payable 930.3.4 Building sewer- existing -inspection 930.3.5 Discharge-hazardous - limited JANUARY 2002 930.2 KITCHENER SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.3.6 Discharge-limits exceeded 930.3.7 Grease- oil - sand interceptors -required Article 4 AGREEMENT-RECEIVE- TREAT WASTES 930.4.1 No violation - where entered into 930.4.2 Terms -higher equivalents 930.4.3 Fee- execution 930.4.4 Surcharge-payment- four times per year 930.4.5 Surcharge- calculation 930.4.6 Expiry- December- following issue 930.4.7 Discharge-hazardous - not affected 930.4.8 Testing - measuring 930.4.9 Sewage meter- installation -required 930.4.10 Strengths - of water-measurement 930.4.11 Acceptability- decided on case-by-case basis Article 5 INDUSTRIAL WASTES 930.5.1 Manholes - observation- sampling - measurement 930.5.2 Measurement- test- analyses - standard methods Article 6 STORM SEWERS 930.6.1 Discharge into -prohibition 930.6.2 Waste water- treatment- expense KITCHENER 930.3 NOVEMBER 1988 930.1.1 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.1.3 Article 7 DAMAGE- TO STRUCTURE- APPURTENANCE-EQUIPMENT 930.7.1 Malicious - wilful - negligent-prohibited Article 8 COMMISSIONER-POWER AND AUTHORITY 930.8.1 Entry-upon lands -premises - inspection 930.8.2 Duty- enforcement Article 9 ENFORCEMENT 930.9.1 Fine- for contravention Article 10 SEVERABILITY 930.10.1 Severability Article 1 INTERPRETATION 930.1.1 Biochemical oxygen demand-defined "biochemical oxygen demand"or B.O.D.means the quantity of oxygen uti- lized in the biochemical oxidation of organic matter in five(5)days at twenty degrees centigrade,expressed in milligrams per litre,as determined in accor- dance with Standard Methods. 930.1.2 Body of water-defined "body of water"includes any brook,creek,stream,river,lake,pond,water- way,watercourse,canal or other flowing or standing water. 930.1.3 Building drain- defined "building drain"means that part of the lowest horizontal piping of drainage system in or adjacent to a building and which receives the discharge from a soil pipe,or waste pipe,or other drainagepipe,and conveys it to thebuilding sewer. NOVEMBER 1988 930.4 KITCHENER 930.1.4 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.1.13 930.1.4 Building sewer-defined "building sewer" means that part of a drainage system outside a building commencing at a point three feet from the outer face of the wall of the build- ing, and connecting the building drain to the public sewer or place of dis- posal of sewage. 930.1.5 City-defined "City"means The Corporation of the City of Kitchener. 930.1.6 Coliform count- defined "coliform count"means the number of all coliform bacteria, expressed in number of coliform bacteria per 100 millilitres of solution,as determined in accordance with Standard Methods. 930.1.7 Colour of a liquid-defined "colour of a liquid"means the appearance of a liquid from which the sus- pended solids have been removed,as determined in accordance with Stan- dard Methods. 930.1.8 Combined sewer- defined "combined sewer"means a sewer intended to function simultaneously as a storm sewer and a sanitary sewer. 930.1.9 Force main-defined "force main"means a sewer main under pressure by means of pumping. 930.1.10 Garbage-defined "garbage"means solid wastes from the preparation,cooking,dispensing of food and from the handling,storage and sale of produce.By-law 87-343,14 December, 1987. 930.1.11 Director-defined "Director"means the Director,Engineering Services of The Corporation of the City of Kitchener,or the person duly authorized to act in the Director's stead.By-law 2011-047,28 March,2011. 930.1.12 Industrial wastes-defined "industrial wastes"means the liquid wastes from industrial processes as dis- tinct from sanitary sewage and includes any liquid, solid or gaseous sub- stance, or combination thereof, resulting from any process of industry, manufacturing,commercial food processing,business,trade or research,in- cluding the development, recovering and processing of natural resources, and water from cooling or condensing systems and air conditioning systems. 930.1.13 Matter-defined "matter"includes any gaseous,liquid or solid matter. KITCHENER 930.5 APRIL 2011 930.1.14 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.1.23 930.1.14 Natural outlet-defined "natural outlet"means any outlet into a watercourse,pond, ditch, lake, or other body of surface or ground water. 930.1.15 mg/1 - defined 11mg/1"means milligrams per litre. 930.1.16 Person-defined "person" means any person, firm, co-partnership or corporation or any trustee,manager, or other person either individually or jointly with others, owning or occupying any building or place or having the management or su- pervision of any building or place to which this by-law applies,and shall also include any agent, servant or employee of such person, firm or co-partnership or corporation. 930.1.17 Phenolic compounds-defined "phenolic compounds"means those hydroxy derivatives of benzene, or its condensed nuclei, which can be identified by the 4-Aminoantipyrene method in accordance with Standard Methods. 930.1.18 pH- defined "pH"means the logarithm to the base 10 of the reciprocal of the concentra- tion of hydrogen ions in grams per litre of solution,as determined in accor- dance with Standard Methods. 930.1.19 Private sewage disposal- defined "private sewage disposal"means any method of disposing of sewage except those mentioned in Schedule `B' of the Public Health Pict, being R.S.O. 1960,chapter 321. 930.1.20 Regional Corporation-defined "Regional Corporation"means The Regional Municipality of Waterloo. 930.1.21 Sanitary sewer-defined "sanitary sewer"means a sewer for the collection and transmission of do- mestic,commercial and industrial wastes or any of them. 930.1.22 Sewage-defined "sewage" includes drainage, storm water, commercial wastes and wastewater. 930.1.23 Sewage works-defined "sewage works"means all sewers,sewer systems,sewage pumping stations, sewage treatment plants and other works for the collection, acceptance, transmission,treatment and disposal of sewage for any one or more of them. JANUARY 2002 930.6 KITCHENER 930.1.24 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.2.2 930.1.24 Standard methods-defined "standard methods" means the edition, current at the date of testing, of "Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Waste Water,"pub- lished jointly by the American Public Health Association, the American Water Works Association and the Water Pollution Control Federation. 930.1.25 Storm sewer-storm drain-defined "storm sewer"or"storm drain"means a sewer for the collection and trans- mission of storm water run-off,drainage or sewage derived from the drain- ing of land or from a watercourse or any one or more of them. 930.1.26 Suspended solids-defined "suspended solids"means solid matter in or on a liquid,which matter is re- movable by filtering with a glass fibre filter paper equivalent to a Reeve An- gel Glass Fibre Filter Paper No. 934AH. 930.1.27 Treatment works-defined "treatment works"means building,structures,plant,machinery,equipment, devices, intakes and outfalls or outlets and other works designed for the treating of sewage or land drainage, or both, and includes facilities for the collection,dispersing and disposing of sewage or land drainage as incidental thereto, and land appropriated for such purposes and uses. 930.1.28 Watercourse-defined "watercourse"means an open channel or ditch constructed as or resulting from construction of a municipal work,in which a flow of storm water oc- curs either continuously or intermittently,including road ditches and includ- ing other natural depressions or watercourses draining into any such open channel or ditch whether connected to a storm sewer or not.By-law 87-343, 14 December, 1987. Article 2 DRAINS AND CONNECTIONS 930.2.1 Uncover-disturb -written permission-required No person shall uncover,make any connections with or opening into,use, alter or disturb any public sewer or appurtenance thereof without first ob- taining permission in writing, from the Director,Engineering Services. 930.2.2 Disconnect-notice in writing-exception No person shall disconnect,except for the purpose of repair,any drain carry- ing sanitary sewage or other waste to the sewer without first notifying in writing,the Chief Building Official and the Director,Engineering Services. By-law 87-343, 14 December, 1987;By-law 97-140, 15 September, 1997; By-law 2001-224,26 November,2001;By-law 2011-047,28 March,2011. KITCHENER 930.7 APRIL 2011 930.2.3 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.3.3 930.2.3 Sewer-discharge into-limited No person shall discharge any gaseous,liquid,or solid matter into any sewer which mediately or immediately enters into any City sewer,except in accor- dance with this Chapter. 930.2.4 Watercourse-discharge into -limited No person shall discharge any gaseous,liquid or solid material into any wa- tercourse, except in accordance with this Chapter. By-law 87-343, 14 De- cember, 1987. 930.2.5 Prosecutions-local- statutory The Director, Engineering Services is responsible for the enforcement of this Chapter and may cause prosecutions to be initiated hereunder or under the Ontario Water Resources Act,R.S.O. 1990,c.0.40,or the Environmen- tal Protection Pict,R.S.O. 1990,c. E.19. Article 3 SEWAGE WORKS 930.3.1 Standards- design-construction The Director,Engineering Services may,from time to time,establish such standards as are necessary to govern the design and construction of all sew- age works and all persons must conform to such standards when initiating any new sewage works. 930.3.2 Building sewer-application-to construct All persons desiring to construct a building sewer which directly connects to a City sewer shall make written application to the Director,Engineering Ser- vices and no person shall construct a building sewer without having first ob- tained approval to connect to the City system. 930.3.3 Building sewer-inspection-fee payable Upon approval of the application,the City may require the applicant to pay to the Treasurer of the City such sums as may be required which will entitle the applicant to: (a) an inspection by the Director, Engineering Services of the sewer and the connection to the City sewer or building sewer at the street line,or (b) the installation of the connecting sewer from the City's sewer to the property line. APRIL 2011 930.8 KITCHENER 930.3.4 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.3.5 930.3.4 Building sewer-existing-inspection No existing building sewer connected to a City sewer shall be used fora con- nection to a new building unless it has first been examined and tested by the Director, Engineering Services and found to comply with all the require- ments of this Chapter. By-law 87-343, 14 December, 1987; By-law 2001-224,26 November,2001;By-law 2011-047,28 March,2011. 930.3.5 Discharge-hazardous-limited Except as permitted under Section 930.4.1 of this Chapter no person shall discharge into land drainage works,private branch drains or connections to any sewer,sewer system or sewage works which are connected directly or indirectly to the City Sewage System,any matter or quantity of matter which may be or become harmful to any sewage works or which may interfere with their proper operation, or which may impair or interfere with any sewage treatment process, or which may be or may become a hazard to persons, property or animals and,without limiting the generality of the foregoing,any of the following: (a) sewage containing more than a total of 100 milligrams per litre of oil,fat and grease of animal and vegetable origin; (b) sewage containing more than a total of 15 milligrams per litre of oil,grease or tar of mineral origin; (c) sewage at a temperature in excess of 65 degrees Celsius; (d) subject to subparagraph (b) hereof, flammable or explosive matter, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, gasoline,benzene,naphtha fuel oil, acetone or other solvents; (e) any quantity of matter capable of obstructing the flow in or in- terfering with the proper operation of any part of the sewage works,and without limiting the generality of the foregoing,any such quantity of ashes, cinders, sand, straw, mud, shavings, metal,glass,rags,feathers,plastic,wood or cellulose; (f) sewage having a pH less than 6.0 or greater than 10.5 or which, due to the sewage s nature or content,becomes less than 6.0 or greater than 10.5 during transmission to a sewage treatment plant,or having any other corrosive property capable of causing damage or hazard to structures,equipment,and personnel of the sewage works; (g) sewage of which the B.O.D. exceeds 300 milligrams per litre; (h) sewage in which suspended solids exceed 350 milligrams per litre; KITCHENER 930.9 APRIL 2011 930.3.5 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.3.5 (i) sewage that may cause a nuisance,and without limiting the gen- erality of the foregoing,sewage containing hydrogen sulphide, carbon disulfide,ammonia,trichloro ethylene,sulphur dioxide, formaldehyde,chlorine,bromine,or pyridine,in such quantity that an offensive odour could emanate from the sewage works or could cause a nuisance; (j) sewage containing any matter in quantity or concentration that will or may cause the death of or injury to any person,property or animal; (k) sewage containing animal waste,and without limiting the gen- erality of the foregoing,containing intestines,stomach casings, intestinal contents, hides, hooves, toenails, homy, bones or poultry heads, or sewage containing hair, wool, fur, feathers, paunch manure or fleshing in a quantity sufficient to interfere with the proper operation of the sewage works; (1) any garbage,provided that garbage from garbage disposal units or grinders,and food waste which has been properly shredded so that all particles will be carried freely under flow conditions normally prevailing in public sewers shall be permitted if the disposal unit or grinder was installed prior to the 26th day of April,A.D. 1973. (m) sewage containing any of the following matter in excess of the indicated concentrations: phenolic compounds 1.0 milligrams per litre total cyanides expressed as HCN 2.0 milligrams per litre total sulphides 3.0 milligrams per litre expressed as H2S total copper 5.0 milligrams per litre expressed as Cu total chromium 5.0 milligrams per litre expressed as Cr total nickel 5.0 milligrams per litre expressed as Ni total lead expressed as Pb 5.0 milligrams per litre JANUARY 2002 930.10 KITCHENER 930.3.6 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.3.6 total zinc 5.0 milligrams per litre expressed as Zn total cadmium 0.5 milligrams per litre expressed as Cd total aluminum 50 milligrams per litre expressed as Al total iron 50 milligrams per litre expressed as Fe total mercury 0.1 milligrams per litre expressed as Hg total tin 5.0 milligrams per litre expressed as Sn phosphorous 100 milligrams per litre expressed as P chlorides 1000 milligrams per litre expressed as Cl sulphates 1000 milligrams per litre expressed as SO4 pesticides 0 milligrams per litre herbicides 0 milligrams per litre (n) radioactive materials except as may be permitted under the Atomic Ener´┐ŻU Control Act, R.S.C. 1952, Chapter 11, and amendments thereto and regulations thereunder; (o) storm run-off, sewage derived from the drainage of lands or roofs,or water used for cooling purposes; (p) sewage which consists of two or more separate layers. 930.3.6 Discharge-limits exceeded (a) Where sewage exceeds the above maximum limits,the person discharging the sewage shall provide, at their own expense, such preliminary treatment as may be necessary to: (i) reduce thebiochemical oxygen demand to 300 mil- ligrams per litre and the suspended solids to 350 milligrams per litre; or KITCHENER 930.11 JANUARY 2002 930.3.7 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.4.2 (ii) reduce objectionable characteristics or constitu- ents to within the maximum limits provided for in Section 930.3.5 prior to discharge into the City's sewers. (b) All such private treatment installations must meet the require- ments of the Regional Corporation. (c) Plans,specifications,and otherpertinent information relating to proposed preliminary treatment facilities shall be submitted for approval to the Commissioner of Engineering of the Regional Corporation. (d) No construction of such facilities shall be commenced until the said approvals are obtained in writing. (e) Where preliminary treatment facilities are provided for any wa- ter or wastes,they shall be maintained continuously in satisfac- tory and effective operation by the owner, at the owner s expense. By-law 87-343, 14 December, 1987. 930.3.7 Grease-oil- sand interceptors- required For other than private living quarters or dwelling units,grease,oil or sand in- terceptors shall be provided for the proper handling of liquid wastes contain- ing grease, flammable wastes, sand or other harmful ingredients. These facilities shall be provided in accordance with the standards and specifica- tions provided by the Chief Building Official,including those under Section 930.3.5 of this Chapter. By-law 87-343, 14 December, 1987; By-law 97-140, 15 September, 1997;By-law 2001-224,26 November,2001. Article 4 AGREEMENT-RECEIVE- TREAT WASTES 930.4.1 No violation-where entered into No person shall be deemed to violate this Chapter by discharging or permit- ting to be discharged into a sanitary sewer,wastes with B.O.D.,suspended solids or treatable phenolic equivalents higher than those stipulated in Sec- tion 930.3.5, if the person discharging is in possession of a current agree- ment issued pursuant to Section 930.4.2 below. 930.4.2 Terms-higher equivalents The Commissioner of the Regional Corporation may make agreements on behalf of the Region to receive and treat wastes with B.O.D.suspended sol- ids or treatable phenolic equivalents higher than those permitted by Section 930.3.5 . JANUARY 2002 930.12 KITCHENER 930.4.3 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.4.5 930.4.3 Fee-execution No agreement shall be made until the applicant has paid a fee of$25.Every agreement shall be executed by the proper signing officers of the industry under its corporate seal and by the Commissioner of Engineering on behalf of the Region. 930.4.4 Surcharge-payment-four times per year The holder shall pay four times per year on the last day of periods consisting of three (3) months, a surcharge for the cost of treating the holders over strength wastes during the said period. 930.4.5 Surcharge-calculation The surcharge shall be calculated as follows: C=QRi where C=surcharge in cents, Q=quantity of sewage in thousands of imperial gallons and Ri=excess costs of treatment per thousand imperial gallons in cents Ri={[fs(5L1-_Sn)]*+ [fp(Pi-Pn)] *} Rn+ {(Ri-Bn) *} Rn Sn Pn Bn 2 * is a positive quantity where fs=proportion of costs allocated to costs of reducing suspended solids=0.5 fp=proportion ofcosts allocated to cost of reducingB.O.D.= 0.5 Si=suspended solids in milligrams per litre Pi=B.O.D. in milligrams per litre Sn=by-law maximum limit suspended solids=3 50 milligrams per litre Pn=by-law maximum limit B.O.D.=300 milligrams per litre Bi=Phenolic equivalents in milligrams per litre Bn=by-law maximum limited Phenolic equivalents=1.0 milligrams per litre Rn=operating costs of sewage treatment in cents per thousand imperial gallons of sewage to be applied in each year on the basis of the previous year s experience. KITCHENER 930.13 NOVEMBER 1988 930.4.6 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.4.11 930.4.6 Expiry-December-following issue Unless otherwise expressly stated on the face thereof or sooner revoked,ev- ery agreement shall expire on the 31 st day of December next following the date of its issue. 930.4.7 Discharge-hazardous- not affected No agreement shall affect the operation of Sections 930.3.5 and 930.3.7. 930.4.8 Testing- measuring The Commissioner of Engineering of the Regional Corporation is autho- rized to take such steps as are necessary for the purpose of: (a) testing wastes,and (b) measuring wastes. 930.4.9 Sewage meter-installation-required Any person having an agreement with the Regional Corporation shall install a sewage meter satisfactory to the Regional Corporation and shall discharge all sewage through such meter.In default of the person installing and main- taining a sewage meter,the person shall be charged for the same number of gallons of sewage as the number of gallons of water supplied,as shown by the water meter of any area municipality supplying water or as may be other- wise supplied to the person.If the supply of water is unmetered,the Regional Corporation shall determine the amount of water supplied in any manner or method practicable and the quantity of water so determined shall be used in computing the applicable charges. 930.4.10 Strengths-of water-measurement For the purposes of Sections 930.4.4 and 930.4.5 of this Chapter, the strengths of wastes shall be deemed to be as determined by tests conducted by or authorized by the Commissioner of Engineering of the Regional Cor- poration,or in such other manner as the Engineering Committee of the Re- gional Council may approve from time to time. 930.4.11 Acceptability- decided on case-by-case basis The acceptability of the discharge to a particular sewage treatment plant of phenolic equivalent discharges shall be decided on a case-by-case basis and the cost of demonstrating this acceptability for treatment shall be home by the industry in question. NOVEMBER 1988 930.14 KITCHENER 930.5.1 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.6.1 Article 5 INDUSTRIAL WASTE 930.5.1 Manholes-observation-sampling-measurement The owner of any property served by a building sewer carrying industrial wastes shall install one or more suitable sampling manholes in the building sewer to facilitate observation,sampling and measurement of the wastes. (a) Such manholes shall be easily accessible and safely located and shall be constructed in accordance with plans approved by the Commissioner of Engineering of the Regional Corporation. (b) Such manholes shall be installed by the owner at the owner s ex- pense,and shall be maintained by the owner so as to be safe and accessible at all times. 930.5.2 Measurement-test-analyses-standard methods All measurements, tests, and analyses of the characteristics of waters and wastes to which reference is made in Section 930.3.5 shall be determined in accordance with Standard Methods and shall be determined at the control manholes provided for in the preceding Section or upon suitable samples taken at said control manholes. Article 6 STORM SEWERS 930.6.1 Discharge into -prohibition No person shall discharge,cause or permit the discharge of,or deposit into or in any storm sewer,storm sewer system for the collection and transmission of storm water run-off,drainage or sewage derived from the draining of land or from a watercourse of any one or more of them;that are capable of dis- charging into any City storm sewer or any storm sewer which immediately or mediately enters into City storm sewers or into any City watercourse: (a) sewage at a temperature in excess of sixty-five degrees Celsius (65°C). (b) sewage containing more than a total of fifteen(15)milligrams per litre of fat, oil, grease or other matter which is soluble in ether. (c) subject to subparagraph (b) hereof, flammable or explosive matter, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, gasoline,benzene,naphtha,fuel oil,acetone or other solvents. (d) any quantity of matter capable of obstructing the flow in or in- terfering with the proper operation of any part of the sewage KITCHENER 930.15 NOVEMBER 1988 930.6.1 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.6.1 works and without limiting the generality of the foregoing,any such quantity of ashes, cinders, garbage, sand, straw, mud, shavings,metal,glass,rags,feathers,plastics,wood,cellulose, tar or animal wastes. (e) sewage containing any matter in a quantity or concentration that will or may cause the death of or injury to any person,property or animal. (f) sewage having a pH of less than 6.0 or greater than 9.5 or which, due to the sewage s nature or content becomes less than 6.0 or greater than 9.5 during transmission through the sewage works. (g) sewage in which the suspended solids content exceeds fifteen (15)milligrams per litre or sewage containing any suspended solids which are incapable of passing through a screen having openings not larger than 3.35 millimetres square(#6 standard sieve). (h) sewage that has or may cause an offensive odour,and without limiting the generality of the foregoing,sewage containing hy- drogen sulphide,carbon disulfide,ammonia,trichloroethylene, sulphur dioxide, formaldehyde, chlorine,bromine or pyridine in such quantity that an offensive odour could emanate from the sewage works or could cause a nuisance. (i) sewage of which the B.O.D.exceeds fifteen(15)milligrams per litre. (j) sewage containing coloured matter to the degree that the waste would require a dilution in excess of four(4)parts of distilled water to one(1)part of such sewage to produce a mixture the colour of which is not distinguishable from that of distilled water. (k) sewage containing toxic or poisonous matters in sufficient quantity to constitute a hazard to persons,property or animals, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, sewage containing any of the following matter in excess of the indicated concentrations: total aluminum 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Al total arsenic 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as As NOVEMBER 1988 930.16 KITCHENER 930.6.1 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.6.1 total barium 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Ba total cadmium 0.1 milligrams per litre expressed as Cd total fluoride 2.0 milligrams per litre expressed as F total iron 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Fe total manganese 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Mn total mercury 0.001 milligrams per litre expressed as Hg total phosphorous 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as P total tin 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Sn total chlorine 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as C12 phenolic compounds 0.020 milligrams per litre total cyanides 0.1 milligrams per litre expressed as HCN total chromium 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Cr total copper 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Cu total nickel 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Ni total zinc 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Zn total sulphides 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as H2S total lead 1.0 milligram per litre expressed as Pb KITCHENER 930.17 NOVEMBER 1988 930.6.2 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.8.2 pesticides 0 milligrams per litre herbicides 0 milligrams per litre (1) sewage in which the coliform count exceeds 2400 per 100 milli- litres,as determined by Standard Methods. (m) radioactive materials, except as may be permitted under the Atomic Enemy Control Act, R.S.C. 1952, Chapter II and amendments thereto and regulations thereunder. 930.6.2 Waste water-treatment-expense Where a waste water is not amenable to treatment in the Regional Sewage Works, the Regional Corporation may direct that it be treated to meet the provisions of Section 930.6.1 of this Chapter at the expense of the person discharging the waste water, and then discharged to storm sewer or watercourse. Article 7 DAMAGE- TO STRUCTURE APPURTENANCE-EQUIPMENT 930.7.1 Malicious-wilful-negligent-prohibited No person shall maliciously, wilfully, or negligently break, damage, de- stroy,uncover,deface or tamper with any structure,appurtenance,or equip- ment which is part of the sewage works of the City. Article 8 COMMISSIONER-POWER AND AUTHORITY 930.8.1 Entry-upon lands-premises-inspection The Commissioner shall be permitted at all reasonable times to enter upon any lands or premises served by any combination sewer, sanitary sewer, storm sewer or drain, for the purpose of observation,inspection,measure- ment,sampling and testing to ascertain if the provisions of this Chapter are being observed. 930.8.2 Duty- enforcement It shall be the duty of the Commissioner to enforce the provisions of this Chapter.By-law 87-343, 14 December, 1987. OCTOBER 2007 930.18 KITCHENER 930.9.1 SEWAGE SYSTEM 930.10.1 Article 9 ENFORCEMENT 930.9.1 Fine-for contravention Every person who contravenes any of the provisions of this Chapter is guilty of an offence, and is liable,upon conviction, to a fine not exceeding Five Thousand Dollars($5,000),exclusive of costs,for each offence recoverable under the Provincial Offences Act. By-law 87-343, 14 December, 1987; By-law 2007-166, 17 September,2007. Article 10 SEVERABILITY 930.10.1 Severability Any section,clause,sentence or provision of this Chapter or any part or parts thereof held to be invalid shall be severable and shall not affect the validity of any other part hereof.By-law 87-343, 14 December, 1987. KITCHENER 930.19 OCTOBER 2007