Industrial Pretreatment

MTAS has a complete Industrial Pretreatment Program available at no cost to Tennessee cities. Our program meets Tennessee and EPA requirements for industrial pretreatment program development. If you have been directed by the Division of Water Pollution Control (WPC) to establish a program, or simply see a need for more control over sanitary sewer discharges, this program has been through the approval process in other cities and is now available for your city. Our program can be customized to meet the needs of your city and local industries.

An approved Industrial Pretreatment Program in your city will allow you to locally regulate, through a permit system, dischargers using your city's sanitary sewer system.

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Brett Ward, Utility Operations Consultant | 865.974.9853

MTAS Resources
Industrial Waste Survey Legal Authority Pump: Operation and Maintenance (CDROM for Loan)
Wastewater Surcharges and Septage Rates (2008 survey)

State Resources
TN Dept of Environment and Conservation
TN Division of Water Resources
The Utility Connection

Federal Resources
National Small Flows Clearinghouse

American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Tennessee Association of Utility Districts (TAUD)
Water Environment Federation (WEF)

General Resources
Choosing "Sewer Safer" Trees? (UT Extension Document SP628)

Last Updated 06/30/2015

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