Enforcement

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1990 amendments to the General Pretreatment Regulations require each POTW to develop an Enforcement Response Plan (ERP). In order to obtain EPA and State approval, A program must have an ERP which is authorized by the approved pretreatment program.

Enforcement Response Plans
•Help maintain consistent enforcement actions.
•Prevent politics from interfering with enforcement actions.
•Provide a step by step escalating enforcement.

Escalating enforcement begins with Level A, with Level E being the most serious violation.

Levels Of Violations
•Level A
•Level B
•Level C
•Level D
•Level E