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A Guide to the Biosolids Risk Assessments for the EPA Part 503 Rule
Abstract: The 503 Rule was developed by EPA as a comprehensive risk-based rule to protect public health and the environmental from reasonable anticipated adverse affects of pollutants that may be present in bio-solid sewage sludge that are used or disposed.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/owm/mtb/biosolids/503rule/index.htm

Effluent Guidelines
Abstract: Workshop questions and answers.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/guide/p2/faqs2.htm

Environmental Roadmapping Initiative
Abstract: Members only.
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Sciences
URL: http://www.wkud.com/

EPA-Clean Water State Revolving Fund [PDF]
Abstract: Issues regarding funding for the nation's wastewater management infrastructure are discussed in this EPA report to Congress (with discussions drawn from a March, 2002 workshop).
Source: Government
URL: http://www.epa.gov/owmitnet/pdfs/04_26_02.pdf

Greenleaf Publishing
Abstract: Issues concepts and practice when it comes Contemporary Environmental Accounting.
Source: Greenleaf Publishing
URL: http://www.greenleaf-publishing.com/

Sector Guidance from EBMUD
Abstract: The East Bay Municiple Utility District has a series of guidance documents for sectors that discharge to their POTW. You can use these guides to find ideas for auto repair shops, car washes and many other common dischargers.
Source: East Bay Municiple Utility District (EBMUD)
URL: http://www.ebmud.com/wastewater/industrial_&_commercial_perm

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P2 Technical Assistance for POTW Operators
Abstract: A national discussion group for pretreatment coordinators.
Source: Private
URL: http://www.p2rx.org/Networking/Listserves.cfm

TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network)
Abstract: This is the search page to a large database of information about toxic chemicals.
Source: Government
URL: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?HSDB

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American Water Works Association
Abstract: Association for water treatment professionals.
Source: Profesional
URL: http://www.awwa.org

Association of State and Interstate Water Pollution Control Administrators (ASIWPCA).
Abstract: Association for water pollution control professionals.
Source: Profesional
URL: http://www.asiwpca.org/

City of Superior
Abstract: Information on P2 for mercury, stormwater, e-waste, batteries and many more issues from the POTW for the largest contributor of wastewater to Lake Superior in the state of Wisconsin.
URL: http://www.ci.superior.wi.us/index.asp?NID=129

EPA -Municipalities and Wastewater Treatment Plants
Abstract: Detailed information on the application of NPDES rules to POTWs is accessible from this EPA index page.
Source: Government
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/home.cfm?program_id=13

EPA -National Pretreatment Program
Abstract: An Introduction to the National Pretreatment Program.
Source: Government
URL: http://www.epa.gov/npdes/pubs/final99.pdf

EPA-General Solids Information
Abstract: The EPA Biosolids page provides access to a large selection of background material and guidance documents.
Source: Government
URL: http://www.epa.gov/owm/mtb/biosolids/index.htm

EPA-POTW Resources
Abstract: General information for POTWs.
Source: Government
URL: http://yosemite.epa.gov/water/owrccatalog.nsf/SingleKeyword?

EPA-Pretreatment Program
Abstract: Information on the EPA National Pretreatment Program.
Source: Government
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/home.cfm?program_id=3

EPA-RCRA Information on Hazardous Wastes for Publicly Owned Treatment Works
Abstract: RCRA information for POTWs.
Source: Government
URL: http://yosemite.epa.gov/water/owrccatalog.nsf/0/8249b83b7851

Abstract: GreenBiz.com works to harness the power of technology to bring environmental information, resources, and tools to the mainstream business community.
Source: GreenBiz.com
URL: http://www.greenbiz.com/

Industrial Pretreatment Program
Abstract: The Oregon DEQ the authority to approve pretreatment programs at the local level and oversee state-wide pretreatment activities.
Source: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.or.us/wq/pretreatment/pretreatment.htm

Material Safety Data Sheet(s)
Abstract: This Web site provides links to many other sites that have MSDS databases and other health and environmental information.
Source: State
URL: http://avogadro.chem.iastate.edu/MSDS

National Association of Clean Water Agencies
Abstract: NACWA represents the interests of over 300 public agencies and organizations that have made the pursuit of scientifically based, technically sound and cost effective laws and regulations their objective. NACWA members serve the majority of the sewered pop
URL: http://www.nacwa.org/

Oxford MSDS Database
Abstract: Index of Material Safety Data Sheets in alphabetical order. The user can select the first letter of the particular chemical for which he or she is searching and then select the appropriate chemical from the list that is presented.
URL: http://physchem.ox.ac.uk:80/MSDS/

Pretreatment of Industrial Wastewater
Abstract: The National Pretreatment Program is a cooperative effort of federal, state, and local regulatory environmental agencies established to protect water quality.
Source: Environmental Health & Safety Online
URL: http://www.ehso.com/pretreat.htm

South County Regional WasteWater Authority
Abstract: The South County Regional WasteWater Authority (SCRWA) is the sewer treatment plant. It is the facility that all wastewater in Morgan Hill and Gilroy flows to and is treated at.
Source: City of Gilroy, California
URL: http://www.cityofgilroy.org/cityofgilroy/city_hall/community

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Abstract: CIMA are accountants who work in industry, commerce, not-for profit and for public sector organizations. CIMA's focus is to protect the public interest.
Source: The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
URL: http://www.cimaglobal.com/

Water Environment Federation
Abstract: An interactive schematic diagram of a typical wastewater treatment plant.
Source: Non-profit
URL: http://www.wef.org/wefstudents/GoWithFlow/index.htm

Water Infrastructure Network
Abstract: Water information and resources for POTW operators and others.
Source: Non-profit
URL: http://www.win-water.org/

West Knox Utility District
Abstract: West Knox Utility District's mission is to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective water and wastewater service in an efficient and courteous manner.
Source: West Knox Utility District
URL: http://www.wkud.com/

World Resources Institute
Abstract: World Resources Institute (WRI) is a place where issues of environmental pollution and ecosystem degradation are addressed. A variety of resources are provided through their website to get information on environmental protection.
Source: World Resources Institute
URL: http://about.wri.org/

WRRC P2Pays Local Government and POTW Sector
Abstract: Water information and resources for POTW operators and others.
Source: Non-profit
URL: http://wrrc.p2pays.org/indsectinfo.asp?INDSECT=23

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Hub Last Updated: 5/22/2007