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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 460Subpart A → §460.12


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 460—HOSPITAL POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart A—Hospital Category


§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]

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