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Licence conditions for pollution studies and reduction program


  

Licence conditions for pollution studies and reduction programs

Summary
 
Licence number: 1929
Title: Pollution Study: Infiltration Investigation
Start date: 11 Apr 2016
 
Licence Condition
Pollution Study: Infiltration Investigation
This Pollution Study has been developed to address exceedances of the daily volume limit Condition L3.1 that have occurred over the 2013 - 2014 and 2014 - 2015 annual return reporting periods Stage 1: By 30 June 2017, the licensee must complete an infiltration investigation to identify the cause of the daily volume limit exceedances. The investigation should use a range of appropriate methods, including but not limited to smoke testing, dye testing and camera work to identify any sources of infiltration in the reticulation system of Captains Flat Sewage Treatment Works By 30 September 2017, the licensee must submit an infiltration investigation and recommendations report to the Manager of NSW EPA South East Region that includes the following: a) The results of investigations to identify the cause of the daily volume limit exceedances. The investigation should use a range of appropriate methods, including but not limited to smoke testing, dye testing and camera work to identify any sources of infiltration in the reticulation system of Captains Flat Sewage Treatment Works b) Recommendations of appropriate actions to resolve any issues identified, including repairing any sources of infiltration identified and a work plan to implement recommendations by 30 June 2018 Stage 2: By 30 June 2018, the licensee must complete recommendations action to resolve infiltration. By 30 September 2018, the licensee must submit a report to the Manager of NSW EPA South East Region that includes: a) Details demonstrating the completion of the above recommended actions to resolve any infiltration issues identified b) Any future recommendations to prevent/mitigate future infiltration in the reticulation system of Captains Flat Sewage Treatment Works