Pretreatment programs have the goal of:
Heavy Metal Loading Reduction to the Water Reclamation Plants
The success of the pretreatment program is exemplified by the dramatic reduction of total heavy metal loadings to the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant as graphically shown in the following figures.
Reduced Sewer Overflows
The success of the Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Control Program, in conjunction with LASAN's Wastewater Collection System Division's aggressive sewer cleaning and maintenance program has reduced the overall FOG-related sewer overflows by 96% since 2000.
Information for businesses discharging less than 25,000 gallons per day of process wastewater to the sewer and not covered under Federal Categorical Pretreatment Standards.
Information for Categorical Industrial Users. This is any discharger of wastewater who is subject to National Categorical Pretreatment Standards.
Information for any business that discharges an average of 25,000 gallons or more per day of process wastewater to the sewer, but is not subject to National Categorical Pretreatment Standards.
Information about the program to control the release of fats, oils and grease (FOG) from food services establishments.
Information for dental offices about how to manage their waste.
Information for dry cleaners about the Dry Cleaners Certification and Permitting Program and how to manage their waste.
Information for businesses providing mobile car and vehicle washing.
Information for businesses and residences that discharge septage directly to the sewer.