Discharge Limits & Levels
Found in Fox Metro Ordinance #517
The following is a general listing of various categories of wastewater discharge limits and levels found in Fox Metro Water Reclamation District Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Ordinance #517 (Ordinance #517). It is a general listing only. For more detailed information the reader should stop by the Fox Metro Business Services and Laboratory Building, located at 682 State Route 31, Oswego, IL. or contact Fox Metro at (630)892-4378 and request a copy of Ordinance #517. A cost-recovery charge may apply to such requests.
Fox Metro enforces a variety of wastewater discharge limits and levels, some having distinct numerical limits; others being narrative standards; some being locally derived; others being required by state or federal regulations. The following sections reference the section of Ordinance #517 where the limits or levels can be found; and contain a brief description of their nature.