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Rule 3745-11-01 | Definitions.


As used in this chapter:

(A) "Director" means the director of the Ohio environmental protection agency.

(B) "Household sewage treatment system" means any sewage treatment system, or part of such a system, for a single-family, two-family, or three-family dwelling that receives sewage.

(C) "Person" means the state, any political subdivision, public or private corporation, partnership, firm, association, individual or other entity.

(D) "Pollutant" means any sewage, industrial waste, or other wastes, as defined by section 6111.01 of the Revised Code.

(E) "Sewerage system" means pipe lines or conduits, pumping stations, and force mains, and all other constructions, devices, appurtenances, and facilities used for collecting or conducting water-borne pollutants to a point of disposal or treatment.

(F) "Small flow on-site sewage treatment system" means a system, other than a household sewage treatment system, that treats not more than one thousand gallons of sewage per day and that does not require a national pollutant discharge elimination system permit under section 6111.03 of the Revised Code or an injection well drilling or operating permit issued under section 6111.043 of the Revised Code.

(G) "Treatment works" means any plant, disposal field, lagoon, dam, pumping station, building sewer connected directly to treatment works, incinerator, or other works used for the purpose of treating, stabilizing, blending, composting, or holding sewage, sludge, sludge materials, industrial waste, or other wastes, except as otherwise defined.

(H) "Waters of the state" means all streams, lakes, ponds, marshes, watercourses, waterways, wells, springs, irrigation systems, drainage systems, and all other bodies or accumulations of water, surface and underground, natural or artificial, which are situated wholly or partly within, or border upon this state, or are within its jurisdiction, except those private waters which do not combine or effect a junction with natural surface or underground waters.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 6111.03, 6111.04, 6111.44
Amplifies: 6111.03, 6111.04, 6111.44
Five Year Review Date: 7/11/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 3/29/1974, 6/28/2000, 6/1/2008