(2) Sewerage systems shall be operated and maintained at all times as efficiently
as possible in a manner that precludes discharges of excessive pollutants, prevents
creation of a public health hazard or nuisance condition, and complies with all
discharge permit limitations.
(3) Each month, the certified operator shall file with the health department, on
forms prescribed by the health department, operating reports showing the
effectiveness of the treatment facility operation and the quantity and quality of liquid
(4) The owner of a mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park shall prepare
or cause to be prepared an operation and maintenance manual for a treatment and
disposal system or for an expansion to or modification of an existing sewage treatment
and disposal system which shall be used by the operator of the facility as a guide
for facility operation and maintenance. The manual shall describe the function,
start-up, shutdown, and periodic maintenance procedures for each unit process and each
item of mechanical and electrical equipment. The appropriate responses or facility
adjustments to minimize the impact of emergency situations shall be described so
as to facilitate rapid implementation of a correct response during emergencies. A copy
of the operation and maintenance manual shall be submitted to the health department for
review, approval, and filing 60 days before the starting date of the operation. An owner
of an existing mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park shall provide the
operation and maintenance manual not later than 1 year from the effective date of
(5) If a breakdown or emergency results in the discharge of pollutants from the
facilities used for collection, transportation, or treatment of wastes, in excess of those
authorized, the owner shall take all measures necessary to correct the problem and
eliminate the discharge.
(6) The owner of a sanitary sewerage system that discharges or permits to be
discharged excessive pollutants to the water of the state or to the surface of the
ground as a result of a facility breakdown or emergency shall promptly notify the
health department, the local health department, and the municipality. The notice shall
be supplemented by a written report filed with the health department, the local health
department, and the municipality within 72 hours, outlining the cause, its discovery,
and the corrective actions taken to minimize adverse impact to the waters of the state,
to restore facilities to operative condition, and to eliminate the need for future
diversion or bypass. This rule does not supersede, rescind, or otherwise alter any
other procedure, rule, or statute pertaining to pollution of the waters of the state.
History: 1980 AACS; 1984 AACS.
PART 4. DRAINAGE
R 325.3341 Floodplain limits.
Rule 41. A mobile home park or seasonal mobile home park shall be well drained.
A pad, a sewage treatment and disposal system,
unit, and a park
maintenance and service building shall be above the elevation of the contour defining
the floodplain limits for a hypothetical flood having a recurrence frequency of once