This consultation was open from:
January 7, 2020
to February 21, 2020
This proposal is for the issuance of an Environmental Compliance Approval for a hauled sewage disposal site.
1197 Barry Line Road
Site location details
Lot 4 Concession 6
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David Elstone Operating As Haliburton Septic Pumping
2628 Eagle Lake Road
West Guilford, ON
Description of instrument
Hauled sewage, commonly known as septage, is the waste material removed from portable toilets, sewage holding tanks and septic systems. Untreated hauled sewage from holding tanks and septic tanks may be disposed of on land in accordance with an Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) issued under the Environmental Protection Act (EPA).
Prior to operating at the site, the company shall develop written procedures covering the following:
- procedures for reporting to the ministry, and municipal authorities as required in the event a spill occurs at the site
- a list of the personnel responsible for operations at the site
The company shall ensure that all personnel involved in the operation of this hauled sewage disposal site are aware of the requirements of this approval and are trained in spill prevention.
Spills of a pollutant that cause or may cause an adverse effect are to be reported to the Ministry's Spills Action Centre and the company shall take appropriate remedial action to limit the impact. The company must ensure that no unnecessary off-site effects, such as vermin, vectors, odour, dust, litter, noise or traffic, result from the operation of this site.
Written records must be maintained in a log book that documents daily operations as well as any spills that occur and any complaints received.
No hauled sewage shall be spread or disposed of at the site when the ground is frozen, ice-covered or snow covered.
No hauled sewage shall be spread at the site under conditions where hauled sewage may runoff or discharge from the site.
Hauled sewage cannot be spread during winter months.
The approval sets out a maximum spreading rate. In addition, spreading cannot take place within specified distances of sensitive features such as surface water, wells and residences, or on steeper sloped land.
Prior to the spreading of hauled sewage, the operator shall ensure the useable spreading area is clearly flagged or digitally designated to clearly identify setbacks from sensitive features and any areas where spreading is not allowed.
No processed organic waste, grease trap waste or other waste, other than hauled sewage, shall be disposed of at the site.
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