6111.46 Environmental protection agency general supervision of treatment and disposal of sewage and industrial wastes and operation and means therefor.

(A) The environmental protection agency shall exercise general supervision of the treatment and disposal of sewage and industrial wastes and the operation and maintenance of works or means installed for the collection, treatment, and disposal of sewage and industrial wastes. Such general supervision shall apply to all features of construction, operation, and maintenance of the works or means that do or may affect the proper treatment and disposal of sewage and industrial wastes.

(B)

(1) The agency shall investigate the works or means employed in the collection, treatment, and disposal of sewage and industrial wastes whenever considered necessary or whenever requested to do so by local health officials and may issue and enforce orders and shall adopt rules governing the operation and maintenance of the works or means of treatment and disposal of such sewage and industrial wastes. In adopting rules under this section, the agency shall establish standards governing the construction, operation, and maintenance of the works or means of collection, treatment, and disposal of sewage that is generated at recreational vehicle parks, recreation camps, combined park-camps, and temporary park-camps that are separate from such standards relative to manufactured home parks.

(2) As used in division (B)(1) of this section:

(a) "Manufactured home parks" has the same meaning as in section 4781.01 of the Revised Code.

(b) "Recreational vehicle parks," "recreation camps," "combined park-camps," and "temporary park-camps" have the same meanings as in section 3729.01 of the Revised Code.

(C) The agency may require the submission of records and data of construction, operation, and maintenance, including plans and descriptions of existing works or means of treatment and disposal of such sewage and industrial wastes. When the agency requires the submission of such records or information, the public officials or person, firm, or corporation having the works in charge shall comply promptly with that order.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Effective Date: 03-17-2000; 10-31-2004