15A NCAC 02T .0402      DEFINITIONS

The following definitions are used in this Section:

(1)           "Collection system" means a public or private sewer system, consisting of sewer lines, force mains, pump stations or any combination thereof that conveys wastewater to a designated wastewater treatment facility or separately-owned sewer system. For purposes of permitting, the collection system is considered to be any existing or newly installed system extension up to the wastewater treatment facility property or point of connection with a separately-owned sewer system.

(2)           "High-priority sewer" means any aerial sewer, sewer contacting surface waters, siphon, sewer positioned parallel to streambanks that is subject to erosion that undermines or deteriorates the sewer, or sewer designated as high priority in a Division issued permit where the sewer does not meet minimum design requirements.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-215.1(a); 143-215.3(a); 143-215.9B;

Eff. September 1, 2006.