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17.34.005 Intent of Chapter.

(Added by Ordinance No. 180037, effective April 28, 2006.)  It is the intent of the City to provide needed sewer service to all users while meeting the outlined objectives.  This Chapter provides the structure under which the service will be provided for industrial wastewater dischargers so that the system is protected and can continue to provide efficiently for the wastewater treatment needs of the City.  This chapter describes a group of regulations that applies to all sanitary discharges, including those regulated under BES Pre-treatment and City discharge authorization programs.  This chapter applies to all separate sanitary and combined sewer systems, which are both considered sanitary sewers for the purposes of this chapter.