SPS 383.33 SPS 383.33Abandonment. A subsurface tank or pit that is no longer used as a POWTS component shall be abandoned by complying with all of the following:
SPS 383.33(1) (1) Disconnecting all piping to the tanks and pits.
SPS 383.33(2) (2) Sealing all disconnected piping to the tanks and pits.
SPS 383.33(3) (3) Pumping and disposing of the contents from all tanks and pits.
SPS 383.33 Note Note: The removal and disposal of the contents from treatment tanks, distribution tanks, seepage pits, and holding components is addressed in ch. NR 113 which is administered by the department of natural resources.
SPS 383.33(4) (4) Removing all tanks or removing the covers of the tanks or pits and filling the tanks and pits with soil, gravel or an inert solid material.
SPS 383.33 Note Note: Pursuant to s. 281.45, Stats., municipalities and sanitary districts may determine the availability of, and require connection to, public sewers. Section 281.45, Stats., reads in part:
SPS 383.33 Note “HOUSE CONNECTIONS. To assure preservation of public health, comfort and safety, any city, village or town or town sanitary district having a system of waterworks or sewerage, or both, may by ordinance require buildings used for human habitation and located adjacent to a sewer or water main, or in a block through which one or both of these systems extend, to be connected with either or both in the manner prescribed. If any person fails to comply for more than 10 days after notice in writing the municipality may impose a penalty or may cause connection to be made, and the expense thereof shall be assessed as a special tax against the property."
SPS 383.33 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 7-1-00; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 11-031: am. (2) Register June 2013 No. 690, eff. 7-1-13.
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