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Operation and Maintenance Manual

The purpose of the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Manual is to provide WWTPs’ operators with the proper understanding of recommended operating techniques and procedures, and the references necessary to efficiently operate and maintain their facilities.

The O&M manual shall contain all information necessary for the plant operator to properly operate and maintain the collection, treatment and disposal systems in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. A copy of the approved O&M manual shall be maintained at the treatment plant at all times.

The O&M manual shall include the following:


b)Permits and Standards

c)Description, Operation and Control of Wastewater Treatment Facilities

d)Description, Operation and Control of Sludge Handling Facilities


f)Sampling and Laboratory Analysis

g)Records and Reporting


i)Emergency Operating and Response Program



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