Accidental Spill Prevention Plan / Slug Control Plan
Pursuant to wastewater discharge permit Part IV, Section (3), all permitted Industrial Users are required to submit to their permit administrator an Accidental Spill Prevention Plan / Slug Control Plan (ASPP/SCP) to the City within three (3) months of permit issuance. The minimum requirements for a satisfactory ASPP/SCP are enumerated in this section of the permit. Upon receipt, the City will review each ASPP/SCP using its ASPP/SCP Review Checklist to ensure it meets the requirements set for in the permit. IWU will notify the User in writing after a determination has been made.
Duty to Reapply
All Industrial Users with an active wastewater discharge permit are required to apply for a new permit at least one hundred and eighty (180) prior to the expiration of their permit. Users reapplying must complete the City's Baseline Monitoring Report and return it to the IWU for evaluation.
As required by the Philadelphia Water Department Regulations, Section 501.6(k), any report submitted to the City by a permitted Industrial User must include the following certification statement:
"I certify under penalty of law that this document and all attachments were prepared under my direction or supervision in accordance with a system designed to assure that qualified personnel properly gather and evaluate the information submitted. Based on my inquiry of the person or persons who manage the system, or those persons directly responsible for gathering the information, the information submitted is, to the best of my knowledge and belief, true, accurate, and complete. I am aware that there are significant penalties for submitting false information, including the possibility of fine and imprisonment for knowing violations."
All Industrial User reports submitted to the City must be signed by an Authorized Representative of the Industrial User. The definition of an Authorized Representative can be found in Part VI, Section 4 of your wastewater discharge permit. Please ensure that the report signatory meets these requirements. If an Industrial User would like to designate a signatory meeting the requirements under Part VI, Section 4(c), the Industrial User must notify the City in writing of this designation. The following form may be, but does not need to be, used for this designation: Signatory Designation Form. Pursuant to wastewater discharge permit Part VI, Section 4(d), should the submitted signatory designation become inaccurate, the User is required to submit a new designation form prior to the submission of any signed reports.
Limitation of Permit Transfer
Pursuant to wastewater discharge permit Part VI, Section (6), permits are neither assignable nor transferable without prior written approval from the City. This condition applies to both facility ownership and name changes. In the event that a permitted facility will bought by another entity, or wishes to change the name under which the facility is permitted, the User is required to notify the City of this at least 30 days in advance. The 30 day advance notice will allow the City appropriate time to enact any required permit amendments due to the proposed change. The following for may be, but does not need to be, used for providing the City will written notification of a facility name or ownership change: Name or Ownership Change Notification Form
Industrial Users requesting modification or termination of their wastewater discharge permit due to ceasing all or part of their processes regulated by the permit must submit a Closure Statement at least thirty (30) days prior to closing. Minimum Closure Statement requirements can be found in Part IV, Section (5) of your wastewater discharge permit. This Permit Closure Form may be, but does not need to be, used for providing this notification to the City.
Notification of Change in Discharge
Pursuant to wastewater discharge permit Part IV, Section 1(c), permitted Industrial Users must notify the City of any changes in production which exceed twenty percent (20%) of the production units. Changes must be reported in the event of a 20% production increase or decrease relative to the production levels reported in the users permit application. Pursuant to wastewater discharge permit Part IV, Section 1(d), permitted Industrial Users must notify the City of any changes in production that could result in changes the facility's wastewater discharge and/or affect the potential for a slug discharge.