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SECTION 17-0509
Minimum treatment required
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 17, TITLE 5
§ 17-0509. Minimum treatment required.

1. As used in this section, the term "effective secondary treatment"
shall mean the removal of substantially all floating and settleable
solids and the removal of at least eighty-five percent of suspended
solids and at least eighty-five percent of five day biochemical oxygen
demand, or such other standard as may be adopted pursuant to the Act.

2. The minimum degree of treatment required for the discharge of
sanitary sewage into the surface waters of the state shall be effective
secondary treatment, provided, however, that additional treatment may be
required consistent with the standards established for specific waters
by the department pursuant to section 17-0301 or with standards,
criteria, limitations, rules or regulations promulgated or applied
pursuant to title 8 hereof.