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e-CFR Data is current as of August 27, 2014

Title 40Chapter ISubchapter N → Part 460


Title 40: Protection of Environment


PART 460—HOSPITAL POINT SOURCE CATEGORY


Contents

Subpart A—Hospital Category

§460.10   Applicability; description of the hospital category.
§460.11   Specialized definitions.
§460.12   Effluent limitations and guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.

Subpart B [Reserved]


Authority: Secs. 301, 304 (b) and (c), 360(b), 307 (b) and (c), Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended (33 U.S.C. 1251, 1311, 1314 (b) and (c), 1316(b) and 1317 (b) and (c), 86 Stat. 816 et seq.; Pub. L. 92-500) (the Act).

Source: 41 FR 18777, May 6, 1976, unless otherwise noted.

Subpart A—Hospital Category

§460.10   Applicability; description of the hospital category.

The provisions of this subpart are applicable to discharges resulting from the functional operations of the hospital point source category.

§460.11   Specialized definitions.

For the purpose of this subpart:

(a) Except as provided below, the general definitions, abbreviations and methods of analysis set forth in part 401 of this chapter shall apply to this subpart.

(b) The term “product” shall mean service resulting from the hospital activity in terms of 1,000 occupied beds.

§460.12   Effluent limitations and guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.

Except as provided in §§125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart, shall achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT):

(a) The following limitations establish the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties, controlled by this paragraph, which may be discharged from the hospital point source subject to the provisions of this paragraph after application of the best practicable control technology currently available:

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
   Metric units (kg/1,000 occupied beds)
BOD541.033.6
TSS55.633.8
pH(1)(1)
   English units (lb/1,000 occupied beds)
BOD590.474.0
TSS122.474.5
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

[41 FR 18777, May 6, 1976, as amended at 60 FR 33972, June 29, 1995]

Subpart B [Reserved]



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