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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 210USE OF RECLAIMED WATER
SUBCHAPTER ESPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR USE OF INDUSTRIAL RECLAIMED WATER
RULE §210.53Wastes Eligible for Coverage

(a) Level I eligibility. A producer is eligible for Level I authorization if the producer uses any of the following wastes on-site and has a primary disposal method as an alternative to reuse and an end use listed in §210.56(b) of this title (relating to Authorization Requirements):

  (1) air conditioner condensate; compressor condensate; steam condensate; or condensate that forms externally on steam lines and is not process wastewater;

  (2) washwater from washing whole fruits and vegetables;

  (3) non-contact cooling water;

  (4) once through cooling water;

  (5) water treatment filter backwash;

  (6) water from routine external washing of buildings, conducted without the use of detergents or other chemicals;

  (7) water from routine washing of pavement conducted without the use of detergents or other chemicals and where spills or leaks of toxic or hazardous waste have not occurred (unless spilled material has been removed);

  (8) cooling tower blowdown with a total dissolved solids concentration less than 2,000 milligrams per liter; or

  (9) wastewater with measured effluent concentrations at or below threshold levels listed in the figure contained in this paragraph that is not a waste source listed in §210.54(a) of this title (relating to Wastes Not Eligible for Coverage). For all other priority pollutants in 40 CFR Part 122 Appendix D, Tables II and III, the threshold level is set at the minimum analytical level.

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(b) Level II eligibility. A producer is eligible to apply for Level II authorization for any of the following:

  (1) industrial reclaimed water containing pollutant concentration levels which exceed threshold levels listed in the figure contained in subsection (a)(9) of this section, but which is not a listed waste in §210.54(a) of this title;

  (2) industrial reclaimed water that contains any amount of domestic wastewater;

  (3) the proposed end use of industrial reclaimed water is not on-site;

  (4) the proposed end use is not listed in §210.56(b)(2) of this title; or

  (5) the disposal method proposed as an alternative to reuse is not listed in §210.56(b)(1) of this title.


Source Note: The provisions of this §210.53 adopted to be effective December 11, 2002, 27 TexReg 11611

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