Documents providing additional information on specific prohibitions of hazardous exposure to wastewater.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Guidance Manual for Preventing Interference at POTWs (PDF)(119 pp, 7 MB)
Assists POTWs in identifying interference episodes caused by discharges and in tracking and mitigating nondomestic wastes.
Guidance Manual for the Identification of Hazardous Wastes Delivered to Publicly Owned Treatment Works by Truck, Rail, or Dedicated Pipe (PDF)(132 pp, 7 MB)
Guides EPA regions and states on identifying POTWs that receive hazardous wastes by truck, rail, or dedicated pipe, and the requirements to impose on those POTWs.
Guidance To Protect POTW Workers From Toxic And Reactive Gases And Vapors (PDF)(113 pp, 5 MB)
EPA issued regulations that require POTWs to identify and control potential exposures to substances in industrial wastewater.