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The City may publish annually, in the largest daily newspaper published in the area where the POTW is located, a list of the users that, during the previous twelve (12) months, were in significant noncompliance with applicable pretreatment standards and requirements. The term “significant noncompliance” shall mean:

A. Chronic violations of wastewater discharge limits, defined here as those in which sixty-six (66) percent or more of wastewater measurements taken during a six (6) month period exceed the daily maximum limit or average limit for the same pollutant parameter by any amount;

B. Technical review criteria (TRC) violations, defined here as those in which thirty-three (33) percent or more of wastewater measurements taken for each pollutant parameter during a six (6) month period equals or exceeds the product of the daily maximum limit or the average limit multiplied by the applicable criterion (1.4 for BOD, TSS, FOG, and 1.2 for all other pollutants except pH);

C. Any other violation of a pretreatment standard or requirement that the City believes has caused, alone or in combination with other discharges from the same user, interference or pass through (including endangering the health of City personnel or the general public);

D. Any discharge of pollutants that has caused imminent endangerment to the public or to the environment, or has resulted in the City’s exercise of its emergency authority to halt or prevent such a discharge;

E. Failure to meet, within ninety (90) days of the scheduled date, a compliance schedule milestone contained in a wastewater discharge permit or enforcement order for starting construction, completing construction, or attaining final compliance;

F. Failure to provide within forty-five (45) days after the due date any required reports, including baseline monitoring reports, reports on compliance with Categorical Pretreatment Standard deadlines, periodic self-monitoring reports, and reports on compliance with compliance schedules;

G. Failure to accurately report noncompliance;

H. Any other violation(s) that the City determines will adversely affect the operation or implementation of the local pretreatment program;

I. Any violation of breach of any condition contained within a special agreement. (Ord. 2351, 2018)

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