62-610.300. General Technical Guidance, Related Rules, and Forms  


Effective on Monday, November 19, 2007
  • 1(1) The following publications are referenced as technical guidance to assist utilities and engineers in planning, design, construction, and implementation of reuse and land application projects. Specific publications or portions of publications which contain enforceable criteria are specifically referenced elsewhere in this chapter. Information in the publications listed below does not supersede the specific requirements in this chapter.

    59(a) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1981. Land Treatment of Municipal Wastewater-Process Design Manual. EPA Center for Environmental Research Information, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268.

    87(b) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1977. Wastewater Treatment Facilities for Sewered Small Municipalities-Process Design Manual. EPA Center for Environmental Research Information, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268.

    117(c) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1974. Design Criteria for Mechanical, Electric, and Fluid System and Component Reliability-MCD-05. Environmental Quality Instructional Resources Center, The Ohio State University, 200 Chambers Road, Room 310, Columbus, Ohio 43212.

    151(d) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1977. Procedures Manual for Groundwater Monitoring at Solid Waste Disposal Facilities. National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161.

    178(e) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1980. Design Manual-Onsite Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems. EPA Center for Environmental Research Information, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268.

    206(f) U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, 1973. Drainage of Agricultural Land. Water Information Center, Inc., 125 East Bethpage Road, Plainview, New York 11803.

    231(g) Florida Department of Transportation, 1985. Florida Land Use, Cover and Forms Classification System. Procedure No. 550-010-001-A. Florida Department of Transportation, Maps and Publications Sales, Mail Station 12, 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0450.

    265(h) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1984. Land Treatment of Municipal Wastewater – Supplement on Rapid Infiltration and Overland Flow – Process Design Manual. EPA Center for Environmental Research Information, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268.

    303(i) Water Pollution Control Federation, 1989. Manual of Practice SM-3. Water Reuse. W.P.C.F., 601 Wythe Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314-1994.

    322(j) Water Environment Federation and American Water Works Association, 1998. Using Reclaimed Water to Augment Potable Water Resources. W.E.F., 601 Wythe Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314-1994, or A.W.W.A., 6666 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80235.

    356(k) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Agency for International Development. 1992. Guidelines for Water Reuse. Report EPA/625/R-92/004. EPA Center for Environmental Research Information, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45268.

    390(l) Florida Department of Environmental Regulation, 1991. Guidelines for Preparation of Reuse Feasibility Studies for Applicants Having Responsibility for Wastewater Management. Information Center, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400.

    420(m) National Research Council, 1998. Issues in Potable Reuse: The Viability of Augmenting Drinking Water Supplies With Reclaimed Water. National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418.

    449(n) Reuse Coordinating Committee and Water Conservation Initiative Water Reuse Workgroup, 2003. Water Reuse for Florida: Strategies for Effective Use of Reclaimed Water. 472Department of Environmental Protection, Domestic Wastewater Section, MS 3540, Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400 (www.dep.state.fl.us/water/reuse/).

    488(2) Members of the public may request and obtain copies of the publications listed in subsection 50462-610.300(1), 505F.A.C., by contacting the appropriate publisher at the address indicated. Copies of the above publications are on file with the Florida Secretary of State and the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee. Copies are also on file and available for review in the Department’s Tallahassee offices and in the Department’s district and branch offices where they may be reviewed during normal business hours.

    566(3) Related rules. The following Department rules may be applicable to reuse and land application projects, depending on the nature and scope of the project. This listing is provided solely for the purpose of noting other Department rules which the applicant may need to consult and comply with during the planning, design, construction, and operation of reuse or land application projects. This listing is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of every rule which may be applicable.

    644(a) Antidegradation policy requirements are contained in Rules 65262-4.242 653and 65462-302.300, 655F.A.C.

    656(b) Cross-connection control program requirements are contained in Chapter 62-555, F.A.C.

    667(c) Disinfection criteria are contained in Rule 67462-600.440, 675F.A.C., which lists the design and performance standards for high-level, intermediate, basic, and low-level disinfection.

    690(d) Domestic wastewater facility requirements are contained in Chapter 62-600, F.A.C., Chapter 62-600, F.A.C., contains design, operation, and compliance requirements for all domestic wastewater facilities. Treatment levels, disinfection requirements, and pH requirements also are contained.

    725(e) Drinking water standards are contained in Chapter 62-550, F.A.C.

    735(f) Fees related to permitting are listed in Chapter 62-4, F.A.C.

    746(g) Ground water quality standards are contained in Chapter 62-520, F.A.C.

    757(h) Industrial pretreatment requirements (within Department rules these are referred to as “pretreatment requirements”) are contained in Chapter 62-625, F.A.C.

    777(i) Monitoring requirements are contained in Chapter 62-601, F.A.C. Requirements for ground water monitoring plans are contained in Chapter 62-520, F.A.C.

    798(j) Operator certification requirements are contained in Chapter 61E12-41, F.A.C.

    808(k) Operator staffing requirements are contained in Chapter 62-699, F.A.C.

    818(l) Permitting requirements are contained in Chapter 62-620, F.A.C.

    827(m) pH requirements are contained in Rule 83462-600.445, 835F.A.C.

    836(n) Pretreatment requirements (sometimes referred to as “industrial pretreatment requirements”) are contained in Chapter 62-625, F.A.C.

    852(o) Residuals (formerly referred to as “sludge”) management requirements are contained in Chapter 62-640, F.A.C.

    867(p) Secondary treatment is defined in Rule 87462-600.420, 875F.A.C.

    876(q) Surface water discharge requirements are contained in Chapter 62-650, F.A.C.

    887(r) Surface water quality standards are contained in Chapter 62-302, F.A.C.

    898(s) Underground injection control requirements are contained in Chapter 62-528, F.A.C. Additional information related to domestic wastewater facilities is contained in Chapter 62-600, F.A.C.

    922(t) Wellhead protection requirements are contained in Chapter 62-521, F.A.C.

    932(u) Wetlands discharge requirements are contained in Chapter 62-611, F.A.C.

    942(4) Forms.

    944(a) The forms and instructions used by the Department are listed below. The rule numbers are the form numbers. The forms are incorporated by reference in this rule. Copies of these forms and instructions may be obtained by writing to the Bureau of Water Facilities Regulation, Mail Station 3535, Department of Environmental Protection, Twin Towers Office Building, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400. In addition, these forms are available at the Department’s District Offices. Forms are also available on the web page for the Department’s Division of Water Resource Management at www.dep.state.fl.us/water.

    10371. Notice of Intent to Use General Permit for Addition of a Major User of Reclaimed Water, DEP Form 105662-610.300(4)(a)1, 1057January 1, 1996.

    10602. Annual Reuse Report, DEP Form 106662-610.300(4)(a)2., 1067effective March 9, 2006.

    10713. Application for Permission to Place a Public Access Reuse System in Operation, DEP Form 108662-610.300(4)(a)3, 1087effective January 1, 1996.

    10914. Pathogen Monitoring, DEP Form 109662-610.300(4)(a)4., 1097effective March 9, 2006.

    1101(b) Additional forms used for domestic wastewater and reuse facilities are included in Chapter 62-620, F.A.C.

    1117(c) Rule 111962-601.300(4), 1120F.A.C., requires domestic wastewater treatment facilities with a permitted capacity of 100,000 gpd or greater that discharge to ground waters via reuse and land application systems to monitor reclaimed water or effluent for the primary and secondary drinking water standards contained in Chapter 62-550, F.A.C. Except for asbestos, color, and corrosivity, all parameters listed as primary and secondary drinking water standards in Chapter 62-550, F.A.C., shall be monitored and reported on the DMR with submittal to the Department by June 28. Approved analytical methods identified in Rule 120862-620.100(3)(j) 1209shall be used for analysis. If no method is included for a parameter, methods specified in Chapter 62-550, F.A.C., shall be used.

    1231Rulemaking Authority 1233403.051, 1234403.061, 1235403.064 FS. 1237Law Implemented 1239403.051, 1240403.061(7), 1241(13), 1242403.064, 1243403.085, 1244403.086, 1245403.087, 1246403.088 FS. 1248History–New 4-4-89, Amended 4-2-90, Formerly 17-610.300, Amended 1-9-96, 8-8-99, 3-9-06, 11-19-07.

     

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