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Pretreatment Program
The City of Geneva is required to implement and enforce a federally approved Pretreatment Program.

The objectives of the General Pretreatment Regulations are to: 

  • Prevent the introduction into Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) of pollutants, which will interfere with the operation of the POTW, including interference with its use or disposal of municipal sludge;
  • Prevent the introduction into POTWs of pollutants which pass through the treatment works into receiving waters or which might otherwise be incompatible with the treatment works;
  • Improve opportunities to reclaim and recycle municipal and industrial wastewater and sludge; and
  • Reduce the health and environmental risk of pollution caused by the discharge of toxic pollutants to POTWs.

Pretreatment Ordinance

Discharge Permit Application

Industrial Pretreatment Survey