15A NCAC 02T .1003       PERMITTING BY REGULATION

(a)  The following systems are deemed permitted pursuant to Rule .0113 of this Subchapter provided the system meets the criteria in Rule .0113 of this Subchapter and all criteria required for the specific system in this Rule:

(1)           Return of wastewater contained and under roof within an industrial or commercial process where there is no anticipated release of wastewater provided the facility develops and maintains a spill control plan in the event of a release and no earthen basins are used.

(2)           Recycling of rinse water at concrete mixing facilities for concrete mix removal from equipment provided the wastewater is contained within concrete structures, there is sufficient storage capacity to contain the runoff from a 24-hour, 25-year storm event plus one foot freeboard and the facility develops and maintains a spill control plan in the event of a wastewater release. The facility must notify the appropriate Division regional office in writing noting the owner, location, and that the design complies with the above criteria. 

(3)           Recycling of wash and rinse water at vehicle wash facilities provided the wastewater is contained within concrete, steel or synthetic structures (i.e. not including earthen basins), all vehicle washing is conducted under roof and there are no precipitation inputs (direct or indirect), and the facility develops and maintains a spill control plan in the event of a wastewater release.

(4)           The reuse or return of wastewater within the treatment works of a permitted wastewater treatment system.

(b)  The Director may determine that a system should not be deemed permitted in accordance with this Rule and Rule .0113 of this Subchapter.  This determination shall be made in accordance with Rule .0113(e) of this Subchapter.

 

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

Eff. September 1, 2006.