Industrial Waste Unit
Industrial Waste Pretreatment Guidelines - These guidelines identify IWU minimum specifications for pretreatment systems for commercial customers. The guidelines include but are not limited to grease trap, oil/water separator, and lint trap specifications. Exact requirement are issued on a project-by-project basis when obtaining a plumbing permit from the Plumbing Unit of the City's License & Inspections Department.
Wastewater Control Regulations (WWCR) - This document contains Section 501 of the City of Philadelphia's Water Department Regulations. The WWCR regulate the discharge of wastewater to the City's sewer system.
Baseline Monitoring Report - This document is the application required for the issuance of a Wastewater Discharge Permit to Significant Industrial Users (SIUs) of the Philadelphia sewer system. All SIUs who have an active Wastewater Discharge Permit are required to resubmit this form 180 days prior to the expiration of their Permit.
Groundwater Discharge Permit Guidance and Application - This document contains guidance for completing a Groundwater Discharge Permit Application as well as a checklist to be completed and submitted along with application information.
Hauled Wastewater Discharge Permit Application - This application must be completed and a permit issued before discharging hauled wastewater at the Philadelphia Water Department's Southwest Water Pollution Control Plant. Complete and return this application to IWU as directed. At this time the Philadelphia Water Department will only allow the discharge of hauled septage.
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Information Brochure - This brochure is designed to give you an understanding of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and how the Act affects industries that generate or transport "hazardous" wastes. The brochure's intent is to provide you with basic guidance about applicable RCRA provisions.
Sewer Rental Factor (SRF) Application - This document contains the application for the issuance of an SRF. This form must be fully completed and submitted along with the associated fee prior to the activation of an SRF. SRFs are not retroactive, but are activated effective the date the completed form and fee are submitted to the Department.
Standard Condition for SIU Wastewater Discharge Permits - This document is Part IV all SIU Wastewater Discharge Permits and includes standard reporting requirements, city remedy and penalty information, and other requirements.
Spill & Slug Control Plan Review Checklist - This document is used by IWU when reviewing an Industrial User?s Accidental Spill Prevention Plan / Slug Control Plans (ASPP/SCP). The checklist identifies the minimum requirements for a satisfactory ASPP/SCP pursuant to Part IV, Section (3) of an Industrial User?s wastewater discharge permit.
Semi Annual Compliance Report Cover - This document can be used by permitted Industrial Users submitting their Semi-Annual Compliance Report to the City. Please ensure when sending your report that you include all additional information as required by the City.
Signatory Designation Form - This form may be used by an Industrial User establishing an authorized representative responsible for reviewing and signing reports required by the User's wastewater discharge permit. Carefully review the attached instructions and necessary conditions under which a person may be designated as a signatory of an Industrial User's reports.
Name or Ownership Change Notification Form - This form may be used by an Industrial User notifying the City of an upcoming change to a regulated facility's name or ownership. This notice must be submitted to the City at least 30 days prior to any change.
SIU Closure Form - This form may be used by permitted Significant Industrial Users to aid with submission of a complete permit closure statement. A closure statement must be submitted to the Industrial Waste Unit at least thirty (30) days prior to closure pursuant to Part IV, Section (5) of an Industrial User's wastewater discharge permit.
Groundwater Permit Closure Form - This form may be used by permitted dischargers of pumped groundwater to aid with submission of a complete permit closure statement. A Closure Statement must be submitted to the Industrial Waste Unit at least thirty (30) days prior to closure, unless otherwise stated in the "Reporting Requirements" section of a groundwater discharge permit.
Guidance Manual for Writing Solvent and Toxic Organics Management Plans - This guidance document was developed to help industrial users with wastewater discharge permits including limitations for total toxic organics (TTO) and/or local organic compounds (LOC) understand the requirements they are subject to and to assist them in the preparation of a solvent and toxic organics management plan (STOMP)
Pretreatment Times - The Pretreatment Times is a semi-annual publication addressing various topics of concern for permitted industrial facilities.