Rates, Rules and Regulations
Sewer Use Regulations
These regulations govern the use of public sanitary sewers and cover issues such as the installation and connection of sanitary sewers and the discharge of waters and wastes into the public sanitary sewer systems. The regulations also provide penalties for violations. These regulations are enacted by the Sewer District Board of Directors in order to protect and promote the public health and to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of wastewater collection and centralized treatment services. These regulations are applicable to all areas within unincorporated Jefferson County, Missouri.
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This regulation establishes a user charge system for the Sewer District in order to provide funds needed to pay for all expenses associated with the District’s wastewater treatment works.
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Design and Construction Specifications
Policy on Hiring Engineers
The Sewer District negotiates contracts for architectural, engineering and land surveying on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualifications at fair and reasonable prices.
Sanitary Sewer Specifications
When designing sanitary sewer infrastructure that will become part of the Sewer District’s system, please follow the Districts’ Sanitary Sewer Specifications and Standards.
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Water System Specifications
When designing water infrastructure that will become part of the Sewer District’s system, please follow the Districts’ Water Specifications and Standards.
State Regulations and Statues
Rules of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR): 10 CSR Division 20 – Clean Water Commission
The rules and regulations of the MDNR that apply to the Sewer District are written in Section 10 CSR Division 20. The section is entitled Clean Water Commission (CWC). The CWC is the water contaminant control agency established to oversee matters such as issuing permits for wastewater treatment, protecting and improving Missouri waterways by monitoring water quality, investigating complaints from the public, adopting regulations, enforcing the Clean Water Law and administering grants. The MDNR Water Pollution Control staff is supervised and guided by the CWC, and the director of staff serves the commission.
Division 20 of 10 CSR regulates the collection and treatment of wastewater including such issues as operating permits, water quality standards, design guides and operations.
You can view the regulations at the following link: http://www.sos.mo.gov/adrules/csr/current/10csr/10csr.asp#10-20>