15A NCAC 18A .1417       TOILET FACILITIES: SEWAGE DISPOSAL

(a)  Sanitary toilet facilities shall be provided at convenient and readily accessible locations properly distributed throughout the activity and camping areas at a rate of not more than 100 persons per toilet seat.

(b)  If chemical toilet rental service is to be employed, all toilets shall be so located as to be readily accessible by service vehicles and shall be serviced as often as necessary.  Material removed from such toilets shall be disposed of in a public or community sewerage system, or in a disposal trench to be constructed in the area.  Each load of material deposited in such trench shall be covered immediately with earth or lime.  At the end of each 24‑hour period, the material shall be covered with a layer of at least six inches of earth.

(c)  If trench latrines are to be used, all trenches shall be covered with fly‑tight seat boxes with hinged lids.

(d)  If water‑carried sewerage facilities are provided, the sewer system shall be connected to a public or community sewerage system having wastewater treatment facilities of adequate capacity to treat the flow of wastewater from the mass gathering.  The application shall be accompanied by a signed statement by the Division of Environmental Management attesting to the adequacy of the treatment facilities.  A similar statement shall accompany the application if material removed from chemical toilets is to be disposed of in a public or community sewerage system.  No sewage shall be discharged to the surface of the ground or into any watercourse without the approval of the Division of Environmental Management.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑257;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990.