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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 319GENERAL REGULATIONS INCORPORATED INTO PERMITS
SUBCHAPTER AMONITORING AND REPORTING SYSTEM
RULE §319.12Alternate Sampling and Laboratory Testing Methods

(a) Should a permittee determine that the required standard sampling and testing techniques are not suited to its particular situation, the permittee shall make a written request for authorization to use alternate test procedures.

  (1) Applications for alternate testing procedures will be made to the executive director.

  (2) Items that shall be included with an application for alternate testing procedures are:

    (A) name and address of the firm making the discharge;

    (B) Texas Water Commission permit number;

    (C) list of parameters for which alternate procedures are being requested;

    (D) copy of the method of the alternate procedures; and

    (E) the justification for the alternate test procedures.

  (3) Additional information such as the comparability of data may also be requested by the executive director or his designee.

(b) In no instance shall a permittee use procedures not included in the references cited in §319.11 of this title (relating to Sampling and Laboratory Testing Methods) until written approval to do so has been received from the executive director or his designee. For TPDES permits a permittee shall only use procedures included in the references cited in §319.11 of this title (relating to Sampling and Laboratory Testing Methods) unless other test procedures have been specified in the permit.


Source Note: The provisions of this §319.12 adopted to be effective July 27, 1988, 13 TexReg 3514; amended to be effective October 8, 1990, 15 TexReg 5501.

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