Presentation on theme: "Landfill transfer stations"— Presentation transcript:
1 Landfill transfer stations Water PermitsLandfill transfer stationsJohn Bailey, P.E.Permits Branch Manager Water Division
2 Permits to Discus Today Industrial Stormwater General Permit (IGP)All Transfer Stations must have.No Discharge Permit (Septic Tanks)If you need one?What are your options?
3 How Did We Get Here?In 1990 EPA developed regulations to control Stormwater Discharge (40 CRFR (b)(14)(i)-(xi)).Establishes 11 Industrial activitiesNarrative ActivityStandard Industrial Activity (SIC)General PermitEPA 2009 IGP Established 29 SectorsReduced the amount of monitoring for industrial activities
4 Transfer Stations Industrial Sectors Sector L – Landfills, and land application sites.If the transfer station is owned and operated by a landfill, it is considered “auxiliary” to the landfill and takes on the Narrative Activity of the landfill;Sector N – Scrap recycling and waste recycling facilities.If the transfer station receives wastes from multiple sources and sorts/sells the waste to a variety of companies, then it is operating as a stand alone transfer station;Sector P – Land transportation and warehousing.If the transfer station also operates a waste facility, picking up waste from individuals, and businesses, and the vehicles for waste hauling are maintained at the transfer station;
5 How Do I Get a PermitDevelop a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)Identify industrial activitiesIdentify control practices (Best Management Practices)Description of other relevant informationSubmitNotice of Intent (NOI)SWPPP$200Comply with the Permit
6 Permit Requirements Conduct Inspections Conduct Outfall Monitoring Visual site assessmentQuarterlyConduct Outfall MonitoringBenchmark values not limitsSemi-AnnualComplete Annual ReportIncludes all information required to be kept by the permit.Pay Annual Fees
7 Outfall MonitoringEvery facility must sample (at a minimum) for the following parameters at the outfall.
8 What if I do all of my activities inside? No Exposure Certification100% of the materials and activities are sheltered from Stormwater.Submit a NOI$200 annual feeThat is it! Not Testing. No SWPPP
9 Questions on the IGP? Contact Jamal Solaimanian, P.E. 501-682-0620 Engineering SupervisorJessica TempleEngineerKatherine YarberryBrenden Rose
10 No Discharge Permit Septic Tank with Leach Lines Regulated under: Class V injection WellRegulated under:40 CFR 144 (Federal)APC&EC Regulation 17 (State)Sanitary Waste Only Service <20 (ADH only)Sanitary Waste Only Service >= 20 (ADH and ADEQ)Industrial Waste (ADEQ only)
11 Domestic Waste vs Industrial Waste Sanitary Waste – Waste from restrooms, sinks, or showers.Industrial Waste – Waste generated at an industrial facility (e.g. washdown water or leachate). Any amount of Industrial Waste is under the authority of ADEQ.
12 Can I apply for a No-Discharge permit? ADEQ is responsible for ensuring that each system is capable of treating the waste generated.Must Demonstrate to the Department the system is appropriate for type of wasteHousehold cleaning suppliesPaintsSolventsOptions?
13 Options Every option will cost something. I understand that economic times are tuff, but it is important to comply the permit.
14 Public Notice Period Install Tank No-Discharge Permit Install Treatment System (NPDES)
15 Holding Tank Install Holding Tank Consistent with other states Limit Stormwater to TankHaul to permitted facilityCan cover under the IGPConsistent with other statesPositive:No additional Permit RequiredNo permit feesNo additional testing or monitoringNegative: Continued cost for hauling waste to permitted facility
16 Permit the Septic Tank Permit Industrial Waste under No-Discharge Demonstrate to the Departments satisfaction the system is capable of treating waste generated.Apply for No-Discharge6 month processPublic NoticesPositive: No additional equipment to purchaseNegative: Obtain another permitCost of StudyAnnual FeesMonitoring Costs (Groundwater monitoring)Additional permit requirements
17 Install Treatment System Install a treatment system capable of treating industrial waste.Apply for an NPDES Discharge permitPurchase treatment systemPositive: ?Negative:Additional equipment to purchaseObtain another permitAnnual FeesMonitoring CostsAdditional permit requirements
18 Questions? John Bailey, P.E. Permits Branch Manager Contact InformationJohn Bailey, P.E.Permits Branch ManagerMo ShafiiAssistant Chief, Water Division