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Benchmark monitoring requirements

Listed under each Sector are the associated subsectors. Listed below each Subsector are the parameters associated that subsector. The number following the parameter is the benchmark value associated with that subsector / parameter.

Sector A - Timber Products

Subsector A1 - General Sawmills/Planing Mills

  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector A2 - Wood Preserving

  • Arsenic, Total (as As) - 0.680 mg/L
  • Chromium, Total (as Cr) - 3.5 mg/L
  • Copper, Total (as Cu) - 0.028 mg/L
  • Pentachlorophenol (PCP) - 0.011 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector A3 - Log Storage and Handling

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector A5 - Hardwood Dimension and Flooring Mills

  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector B - Paper and Allied Products Mfg

Subsector B1 - Pulp, Paper, Cardboard, Converted Paper and Paperboard Products

  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector C - Chemical and Allied Products Mfg

Subsector C2 - Agricultural Chemicals

  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Lead, Total (as Pb) - 0.164 mg/L
  • Phosphorus, Total (as P) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector C3 - Industrial Inorganic Chemicals

  • Aluminum, Total (as Al) - 1.5 mg/L
  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector C4 - Soaps, Detergents, Cosmetics, Perfumes

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector C5 - Plastics, Synthetics, Resins

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector C6 - Medicinal Chemicals and Botanical Products

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector C7 - Ethanol Facilities

  • BOD, Carbonaceous 05 Day (20 Deg C) - 25 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector D - Asphalt Paving and Roofing Materials and Lubricant Mfg

Subsector D1 - Asphalt Paving and Roofing Materials

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector D3 - Miscellaneous Products of Petroleum and Coal

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector E - Glass, Clay, Cement, Concrete, and Gypsum Products

Subsector E1 - Clay Products Manufacturers

  • Aluminum, Total (as Al) - 1.5 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector E2 - Concrete and Gypsum Product Manufacturers

  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector E4 - Glass, Stone, Abrasive, and Asbestos Manufacturing

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector F - Primary Metals

Subsector F1 - Steel Works, Blast Furnaces, and Rolling and Finishing Mills

  • Aluminum, Total (as Al) - 1.5 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector F2 - Iron and Steel Foundries

  • Aluminum, Total (as Al) - 1.5 mg/L
  • Copper, Total (as Cu) - 0.028 v
  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector F3 - Rolling, Drawing, and Extruding of Nonferrous Metals

  • Copper, Total (as Cu) - 0.028 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector F4 - Nonferrous Foundries

  • Copper, Total (as Cu) - 0.028 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector F5 - Primary & Secondary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals and Miscellaneous Primary Metal Products

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector G - Metal Mining (Ore Mining and Dressing)

Subsector G1 - Active Copper Ore Mining, Dressing Facilities

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 1004 mg/L
  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Nitrite Plus Nitrate-Nitrogen, Total (as N) - 0.68 mg/L

Subsector G2 - Active Metal Mining Facilitiess

  • Antimony, Total (as Sb) - 0.18 mg/L
  • Arsenic, Total (as As) - 0.680 mg/L
  • Cadmium, Total (as Cd) - 0.0078 mg/L
  • Copper, Total (as Cu) - 0.028 mg/L
  • Hardness, Calcium & Magnesium, Calculated (as CaCO3) - n/a
  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Lead, Total (as Pb) - 0.164 mg/L
  • Nickel, Total (as Ni) - 0.938mg/L
  • Selenium, Total (as Se) - 0.040 mg/L
  • Silver, Total (as Ag) - 0.0041 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L
  • pH - 6.0-9.0

Sector H - Coal Mines and Coal Mining-Related Facilities

Subsector HI - Coal Mines and Related Area

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Aluminum, Total (as Al) - 1.5 mg/L
  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • pH - 6.0-9.0 SU -

Sector I - Oil and Gas Extraction and Refining

Subsector I1 - Oil and Gas Extraction

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • pH - 6.0 - 9.0 SU

Subsector I2 - Oil Refining

  • Nitrogen, Ammonia, Total (as N) - 2.8 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Sector J - Mineral Mining and Dressing

Subsector J1 - Sand and Gravel Mining

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector J2 - Dimension, Crushed Stone, Nonmetallic Minerals

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector J3 - Clay, Ceramic, Refractory Materials, Chemical and Fertilizer Mineral Mining

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector K - Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, or Disposal Facilities

Subsector K1 - Industrial Activity Code HZ. Benchmark Parameters Only Applicable To Discharges Not Subject To Effluent Limitations In 40 CFR Part 445 Subpart A

  • Arsenic, Total (as As) - 0.680 mg/L
  • BOD, Carbonaceous 05 Day (20 Deg C) - 25 mg/L
  • Cadmium, Total (as Cd) - 0.0078 mg/L
  • Chromium, Total (as Cr) - 3.5 mg/L
  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Cyanide, Total (as CN) - 0.045 mg/L
  • Lead, Total (as Pb) - 0.164 mg/L
  • Nitrogen, Ammonia, Total (as N) - 2.8 mg/L
  • pH - 6.0-9.0 SU
  • Selenium, Total (as Se) - 0.040 mg/L
  • Silver, Total (as Ag) - 0.0041 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Sector L - Landfills and Land Application SitesL

Subsector L1 - Municipal Solid Waste Landfill (MSWLF) Areas Closed In Accordance With 40 CFR 258.60

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector L2 - Any Open Or Closed Non-Hazardous Waste Landfills And Land Application Sites, Which Do Not Discharge To Surface Water(s), Stormwater That Has Directly Contacted Solid Waste

  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector L3 - Any Landfill That Discharges To Surface Water(s), Stormwater That Has Directly Contacted Solid Waste (pursuant to 40 CFR pt. 445, subp. B.)

  • BOD, Carbonaceous 05 Day (20 Deg C) - 25 mg/L
  • Nitrogen, Ammonia, Total (as N) - 2.8 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L
  • pH - 6.0-9.0 SU

Sector M - Automobile Salvage Yards

Subsector M1 - Automobile Salvage Yards

  • Aluminum, Total (as Al) - 1.5 mg/L
  • Benzene - 9.0 mg/L
  • Ethylbenzene - 2.7 mg/L
  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Lead, Total (as Pb) - 0.164 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Toluene - 3.7 mg/L
  • Xylene - 2.8 mg/L

Sector N - Scrap Recycling and Waste Recycling Facilities

Subsector N1 - Scrap Recycling Facilities

  • Aluminum, Total (as Al) - 1.5 mg/L
  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Copper, Total (as Cu) - 0.028 mg/L
  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Lead, Total (as Pb) - 0.164 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L
  • pH - 6.0-9.0

Sector O - Steam Electric Generating Facilities

Subsector O1 - Coal Fired and Oil Fired Steam Electric Generating Facilities

  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector O2 - Nuclear, Natural Gas Fired, And Any Other Fuel Source Used For Steam Electric Generation

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector P - Land Transportation and Warehousing

Subsector P1 - Rail Transportation Facilities

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector P2 - Petroleum Bulk Oil Stations and Terminals

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector P3 - Motor Vehicle Facilities

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector P4 - Warehousing and Storage: General Warehousing, Farm Product Warehousing, Refrigerated Warehousing

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector Q - Water Transportation

Subsector Q1 - Water Transportation Facilities

  • Aluminum, Total (as Al) - 1.5 mg/L
  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Lead, Total (as Pb) - 0.164 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Sector R - Ship and Boat Building and Repair Yards

Subsector R1 - Ship and Boat Building and Repairing Yards

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector S - Air Transportation

Subsector S1 - Airports that use 100,000 gallons or more of glycol-based deicing/anti-icing chemicals and/or 100 tons or more of urea on an average annual basis

  • BOD, Carbonaceous 05 Day (20 Deg C) - 25 mg/L
  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Nitrogen, Ammonia, Total (as N) - 2.8 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • pH - 6.0-9.0

Subsector S2 - Airports that use less than 100,000 gallons of glycol-based deicing/anti-icing chemicals and/or less than 100 tons of urea on an average annual basis.

  • BOD, Carbonaceous 05 Day (20 Deg C) - 25 mg/L
  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Nitrogen, Ammonia, Total (as N) - 2.8 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector T - Treatment Works

Subsector T1 - Treatment Works

  • BOD, Carbonaceous 05 Day (20 Deg C) - 25 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector U - Food and Kindred Products

Subsector U1 - Grain Mill Products

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector U2 - Fats and Oils Products

  • BOD, Carbonaceous 05 Day (20 Deg C) - 25 mg/L
  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Nitrogen, Ammonia, Total (as N) - 2.8 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector U3 - Food and Tobacco Products, Food Preparation Facilities

  • BOD, Carbonaceous 05 Day (20 Deg C) - 25 mg/L
  • COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) - 120 mg/L
  • Nitrogen, Ammonia, Total (as N) - 2.8 mg/L
  • Phosphorus, Total (as P) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector V - Textile Mills, Apparel, and Other Fabric Products Mfg

Subsector V1 - Textile, Fabric, & Apparel Manufacturing, Leather & Leather Products

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector W - Furniture and Fixtures

Subsector W1 - Furniture and Fixtures

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector X - Printing and Publishing

Subsector X1 - Printing and Publishing

  • Silver, Total (as Ag) - 0.0041 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector Y - Rubber, Miscellaneous Plastic Products, and Miscellaneous Mfg Industries

Subsector Y1 - Fabricated Rubber Products

  • Lead, Total (as Pb) - 0.164 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector Y2 - Plastic Products

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector Z - Leather Tanning and Finishing

Subsector Z1 - Leather Tanning and Finishing

  • Chromium, Total (as Cr) - 3.5 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • BOD, Carbonaceous 05 Day (20 Deg C) - 25 mg/L

Sector AA - Fabricated Metal Products

Subsector AA1 - Fabricated Metal Products

  • Aluminum, Total (as Al) - 1.5 mg/L
  • Iron, Total (as Fe) - 1.0 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Subsector AA2 - Fabricated Metal Coating and Engraving

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Zinc, Total (as Zn) - 0.234 mg/L

Sector AB - Transportation Equipment and Industrial or Commercial Machinery

Subsector AB1 - Transportation Equipment and Industrial or Commercial Machinery

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Sector AC - Electronic and Electrical Equipment and Components, Photographic and Optical Goods

Subsector AC1 - Electronic, Electrical, Photographic, and Optical Goods

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

Subsector AC2 - Electronic & Electrical Equipment & Components, except Computers

  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L
  • Copper, Total (as Cu) - 0.028 mg/L
  • Lead, Total (as Pb) - 0.164 mg/L
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) - 100 mg/L

This page was last edited on 30 April 2015, at 21:02.

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