Register June 2020 No. 774
Chapter NR 110
SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
NR 110.01   Applicability.
NR 110.03   Definitions.
NR 110.04   Alternative requirements.
NR 110.05   Sewer extensions.
NR 110.06   Construction plans for reviewable projects.
NR 110.07   Specifications for reviewable projects.
NR 110.08   Facilities plans for reviewable projects.
NR 110.09   Sewage treatment facilities projects.
NR 110.10   Sewage collection system projects.
NR 110.11   Sewage lift stations.
NR 110.12   Owner approval requirement.
NR 110.13   Sewer design criteria.
NR 110.14   Sewage lift stations design criteria.
NR 110.15   General requirements for sewage treatment facilities.
NR 110.16   Screening devices.
NR 110.17   Grit removal facilities.
NR 110.18   Settling tanks.
NR 110.19   Trickling filters.
NR 110.20   Rotating biological contactors.
NR 110.21   Activated sludge.
NR 110.22   Physical-chemical treatment.
NR 110.23   Disinfection.
NR 110.24   Lagoons.
NR 110.25   General conditions required for all land disposal systems.
NR 110.255   Conditions required for specific types of land disposal systems.
NR 110.26   Sludge handling, storage and disposal.
NR 110.27   Requirements for certified or registered laboratory.
Ch. NR 110 History History: Chapter NR 110 as it existed on November 30, 1974 was repealed and a new chapter NR 110 was created effective December 1, 1974.
NR 110.01 NR 110.01 Applicability. This chapter is applicable to all new or modified sewerage systems, excluding only industrial waste treatment facilities. This chapter also applies to sewerage systems employing land disposal of sewage effluent, except those systems defined as plumbing within the purview of s. 145.01 (10) (a) 2., Stats.
NR 110.01 Note Note: The authority to enact these rules is contained in ch. 281, Stats. Pursuant to s. 299.97, Stats., any person who violates this chapter shall forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $5,000 for each violation. Each day of continued violation is a separate offense.
NR 110.01 History History: Cr. Register, November, 1974, No. 227, eff. 12-1-74; correction was made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, May, 2001, No. 545; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register July 2010 No. 655, eff. 8-1-10.
NR 110.03 NR 110.03 Definitions. For purposes of this chapter:
NR 110.03(1) (1)“Approved areawide waste treatment management plan" means a plan or element thereof developed pursuant to Section 208 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 as amended by the Clean Water Act Amendments of 1977 (33 USC 1251 et seq.) and approved by the state of Wisconsin.
NR 110.03(2) (2)“Approval" means the written approval of the department for any project requiring approval pursuant to s. 281.41, Stats., and s. NR 108.03.
NR 110.03(4) (4)“ASTM" means standards developed by ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959.
NR 110.03 Note Note: Copies of ASTM standards referenced in this chapter are available for inspection at the office of the department of natural resources, the secretary of state's office, and the legislative reference bureau, and may be obtained for personal use from ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959.
NR 110.03(6) (6)“AWWA" means the American Water Works Association, 6666 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80235.
NR 110.03 Note Note: Copies of AWWA standards referenced in this chapter are available for inspection at the offices of the department of natural resources, the secretary of state's offices, and the legislative reference bureau, and may be obtained for personal use from the American Water Works Association, 6666 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80235.
NR 110.03(6e) (6e)“Bedrock" means the rocks that underlie soil material or where weathered in-place consolidated material larger than 2 millimeters in size is greater than 50% by volume.
NR 110.03(6m) (6m)“Blending" has the meaning specified under s. NR 210.03 (2e).
NR 110.03 Note Note: Section NR 210.03 (2e) reads: “Blending" means the routing of untreated or partially treated wastewater around a biological treatment process, or a portion of a biological treatment process, within a sewage treatment facility. The routing of untreated or partially treated wastewater around a portion of a biological treatment process is considered to be blending only if the entire wastewater flow has not received biological treatment.
NR 110.03(6s) (6s)“Building sewer" means that part of the drain system not within or under a building which conveys its discharge to a public sewer, private interceptor main sewer, private onsite wastewater treatment system, or other point of discharge or dispersal.
NR 110.03 Note Note: This is the same definition as contained in s. SPS 381.01 (44). A building sewer may also be referred to as a building lateral.
NR 110.03(7) (7)“Bypass" has the meaning specified in s. NR 205.03 (5).
NR 110.03 Note Note: Section NR 205.03 (5) reads: “Bypass" means the intentional diversion of waste streams from any portion of a sewage treatment facility or a wastewater treatment facility. A bypass does not include a building back-up or a combined sewer overflow.
NR 110.03(7e) (7e)“Combined sewer overflow" has the meaning specified under s. NR 210.03 (3h).
NR 110.03 Note Note: Section NR 210.03 (3h) reads: “Combined sewer overflow" means a release of wastewater from a combined sewer system directly into a water of the state or to the land surface.
NR 110.03(7m) (7m)“Combined sewer system" has the meaning specified under s. NR 210.03 (3p).
NR 110.03 Note Note: Section NR 210.03 (3p) reads: “Combined sewer system" means a wastewater collection system owned by a municipality that conveys domestic, commercial, and industrial wastewater and storm water runoff through a single pipe system to a publicly owned treatment works.
NR 110.03(7s) (7s)“Combined sewer treatment facility" means all the structures, pipes and other equipment that constitute the various treatment processes and treatment units employed to reduce pollutants in wastewater from combined sewer systems.
NR 110.03(9) (9)“Controlled diversion" has the meaning specified under s. NR 205.03 (9m).
NR 110.03 Note Note: Section NR 205.03 (9m) and Note reads: “Controlled diversion" means the routing of untreated or partially treated wastewater around any treatment unit within a sewage or wastewater treatment facility which is then recombined with undiverted wastewater prior to the effluent sampling location and prior to effluent discharge.
NR 110.03 Note Note: Controlled diversions at a sewage treatment facility do not include blending and may occur only in compliance with s. NR 205.07 (1) (v).
NR 110.03(11) (11)“Cost-effective analysis" means a systematic comparison of alternative means of meeting state water quality standards, effluent limitations or other treatment standards in order to identify the alternative which will minimize the total resources costs over the planning period. These resources costs include monetary costs and environmental as well as other non-monetary costs.
NR 110.03(12) (12)“Department" means the department of natural resources.
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