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Chapter 204

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  204.320.  Board of trustees of common sewer districts, powers — board of trustees of certain districts, powers — enforceability of orders — industrial user defined. — 1.  The board of trustees of any common sewer district shall have power to pass all necessary rules and regulations for the proper management and conduct of the business of the board of trustees, and of the district, and for carrying into effect the objects for which the district is formed.

  2.  The board of trustees of a district in any first class county with a charter form of government which contains all or part of a city with a population of three hundred fifty thousand or more inhabitants shall, subject to compliance with the exercise of lawful authority granted to or rules adopted by the clean water commission pursuant to section 644.026, exercise primary authority to adopt, modify, and repeal, and to administer and enforce rules and regulations with respect to:

  (1)  The establishment, construction, reconstruction, improvement, repair, operation, and maintenance of its sewer systems and treatment facilities;

  (2)  Industrial users discharging into its sewer systems or treatment facilities;

  (3)  The establishment, operation, administration, and enforcement of a publicly owned treatment works pretreatment program consistent with state and federal pretreatment standards, including inspection, monitoring, sampling, permitting and reporting programs and activities.  The board of trustees may, in addition to any pretreatment standards imposed under this section, require of any user of its treatment facilities such other pretreatment of industrial wastes as it deems necessary to adequately treat such wastes.

  3.  The rules and regulations adopted by the board of trustees pursuant to subsection 2 of this section shall be applicable, and enforceable by civil, administrative or other actions within any territory served by its sewer systems or treatment facilities and against any municipality, subdistrict, district or industrial user who shall directly or indirectly discharge sewage or permit discharge of sewage into the district's sewer system or treatment facilities.

  4.  The authority granted to the board by this section is in addition to and not in derogation of any other authority granted pursuant to the constitution and laws of Missouri, any federal water pollution control act, or the rules of any agency of federal or state government.

  5.  The term "industrial user", as used in this section and in section 204.300, shall mean any nondomestic source of discharge or indirect discharge into the district's wastewater system which is regulated under section 307(b), (c), or (d) of the Clean Water Act, or any source listed in division A, B, D, E, or I of the Standard Industrial Classification Manual, or any solid waste disposal operation such as, but not limited to, landfills, recycling facilities, solid or hazardous waste handling or disposal facilities and facilities which store or treat aqueous wastes as generated by facilities not located on site and which dispose of these wastes by discharging them into the district's wastewater system.


(L. 1967 p. 310 § 13, A.L. 1992 H.B. 948 merged with H.B. 1307)

Effective 2-18-92 (H.B. 948) 4-7-92 (H.B. 1307)

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