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Wastewater Pretreatment: Requirements and Options

Requirements for pretreating industrial wastewater discharges to publicly owned treatment works (POTW) to comply with the POTW's Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.

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What Is "Wastewater Pretreatment?"

Definition of wastewater pretreatment and what it encompasses.

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Information for POTWs with an Approved Pretreatment Program

Establishing, operating, and sustaining a TPDES wastewater pretreatment program for a publicly owned treatment works (POTW). Local limits. When and how to make modifications. Reporting requirements.

Information for POTWs without an Approved Pretreatment Program

Determining whether elements of a pretreatment program make sense for your POTW. How to stay aware of changing conditions that might require you to develop a pretreatment program. Options for POTWs when pretreatment is not required.

TPDES Permit: Pretreatment Requirements

Pretreatment permit requirements for POTWs

Topics Under this Category

Industrial Wastewater Dischargers to a POTW: Am I Regulated?

How to determine if your wastewater discharge is regulated by your local POTW or TCEQ.

EPA Pretreatment Categories and Standards

List of industrial categories with links to their pretreatment regulations.

Reporting Requirements for Categorical Industrial Users (CIUs)

Requirements for CIUs, including monitoring, record keeping and submittal of reports.

Wastewater Pretreatment Training and Seminars

List of upcoming workshops, seminars and training opportunities regarding wastewater pretreatment.