Oklahoma Pretreatment Standards regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma Pretreatment Standards: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Oklahoma Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (OPDES) permit program: 27A Oklahoma Statutes Annotated (OSA) 2-6-201 to 2-6-206

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State Beneficiary Public Trusts—Publicly Owned Treatment Works Act, 27A OSA 10-1011 to 10-1017

Treatment trusts: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:623-1-1 to 252:623-23-1

Septic tank cleaners: OAC 252:645-1-1 to 252:645-1-9

Permit applications: OAC 252:623-7-4

Permit contents: OAC 252:623-9-2

Duration of permit: OAC 252:623-9-1

Other jurisdictions: OAC 252:623-9-3

Pretreatment facilities: OAC 252:623-5-1

Discharge and slug plans: OAC 252:623-5-3

Hauled wastewater: OAC 252:623-5-4

Prohibited discharges: OAC 252:623-3-1

Local limits: OAC 252:623-3-3

Notification requirements: OAC 252:623-1-6

Wastewater analysis: OAC 252:623-7-1

Analytical requirements: OAC 252:623-11-6

Suspension of service connections: OAC 252:623-17-1

Septage pumping and hauling: OAC 252:645-1-3

On-site sewage treatment systems: OAC 252:641-1-2.1

Sewage treatment system installers: OAC 252:641-21-1 to 252:641-21-3

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Water Quality Division Industrial Pretreatment Program

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The state is authorized by EPA to administer the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program, including the NPDES pretreatment program, known in Oklahoma as OPDES. The state has adopted by reference the federal pretreatment standards under Section 307 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and 40 CFR 405 through 40 CFR 471. See ...


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