What are prohibited discharge standards?
A person may not discharge pollutants to the POTW that cause:
- A flow rate or quantity that exceeds the carrying capacity of the collection system
- A hazard to property, public health, or safety
- A treatment plant upset
A violation of a permit issued under this chapter
- Damage to the POTW
Interference with the operation of the POTW
- Pass through or contribute to pollution of the POTW’s receiving waters
- The ambient air quality of the POTW to exceed standards established by federal, state or local law
- The concentration of pollutants in the POTW or in the POTW's sludge to exceed allowable limits
- The POTW to be in violation of the NPDES permit or TPDES permit

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4. Who needs to develop local limits?
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