Section 22-222.2 Bypass of treatment facilities.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 16734 on 01/02/2001, Section 22-222.2 read as follows.
(a) Bypass is prohibited unless it is unavoidable
to prevent loss of life, personal injury or
severe property damage or no feasible alternatives exist.
(b) The permittee may allow bypass to occur which does not cause effluent
limitations to be
exceeded, but only if it is also for essential maintenance to assure efficient operation.
(c) Notification of bypass:
(1) Anticipated bypass. If the permittee knows in advance of the need
for a bypass, it shall
submit prior written notice, at least ten days before the date of the bypass, to:
of Public Works
O. Box 6015
(2) Unanticipated bypass. The permittee shall immediately notify the
City of Columbia, as
listed in Section 22-222.1(a), and submit a written notice to the Director of Public Works within
5 days. This report shall specify:
(a) A description of the bypass, and its cause, including its duration;
(b) Whether the bypass has been corrected; and
(c) The steps being taken or to be taken to reduce, eliminate and prevent
a reoccurrence of the