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Environmental Protection Act
Loi sur la protection de l’environnement

ONTARIO REGULATION 63/95

EFFLUENT MONITORING AND EFFLUENT LIMITS — ORGANIC CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Consolidation Period: From July 28, 2017 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment:  O. Reg. 313/17.

This Regulation is made in English only.

CONTENTS

 

 

Sections

PART I

GENERAL

 

 

Interpretation

1

 

Purpose

2

 

Application

3

 

Obligations under Approvals, Orders, etc.

4

 

Non-application of the General Effluent Monitoring Regulation

5

 

By-passes

6

 

Sampling and Analytical Procedures

7

PART II

SAMPLING POINTS

 

 

Establishment and Elimination of Sampling Points

8

 

Reports on Sampling Points

9

 

Use of Sampling Points Established under This Part

10

PART III

CALCULATION OF LOADINGS

 

 

Calculation of Loadings — General

11

 

Calculation of Loadings — Process Effluent

12

 

Calculation of Loadings — Process Effluent — Batch

13

 

Calculation of Loadings — Merged Effluent

14

 

Calculation of Loadings — Cooling Water

15

PART IV

PARAMETER AND LETHALITY LIMITS

 

 

Parameter Limits

16

 

Lethality Limits

17

PART V

MONITORING

 

 

Monitoring — General

18

 

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Daily

19

 

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Weekly

20

 

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Quarterly

21

 

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Batch

22

 

Monitoring — Merged Effluent — Weekly

23

 

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Quality Control

24

 

Monitoring — Process Effluent — pH Measurement

25

 

Monitoring — Acute Lethality Testing — Rainbow Trout

26

 

Monitoring — Acute Lethality Testing — Daphnia magna

27

 

Monitoring — Acute Lethality Testing — Rainbow Trout — Sampling Points Listed in Schedule 8

28

 

Monitoring — Acute Lethality — Daphnia magna — Sampling Points Listed in Schedule 8

29

 

Monitoring — Acute Lethality — Toxicity Elimination Reports

30

 

Monitoring — Chronic Toxicity Testing — Fathead Minnow and Ceriodaphnia dubia

31

 

Monitoring — Cooling Water Effluent — Weekly Assessment

32

 

Monitoring — Merged Effluent — PH and Specific Conductance Measurement

33

 

Monitoring — Cooling Water Effluent — pH and Specific Conductance Measurement

33.1

PART VI

EFFLUENT VOLUME

 

 

Flow Measurement

34

 

Calculation of Plant Volumes

35

PART VII

STORM WATER CONTROL

 

 

Storm Water Control Study

36

PART VIII

RECORDS AND REPORTS

 

 

Record Keeping

37

 

Reports Available to the Public

38

 

Reports to the Director — General

39

 

Reports to the Director — Compliance with Section 6 and Part IV

40

 

Quarterly Reports to the Director

41

 

Reports to the Director — Chronic Toxicity Testing

42-44

Schedule 1

List of regulated plants

 

Schedule 2

Process effluent: designated sampling points, limits

 

Schedule 3 

Analytical requirements at plants with more than one process effluent sampling point

 

Schedule 4 

Process effluent batch: designated sampling points, limits, monitoring frequency

 

Schedule 5

Merged effluent: designated sampling points, monitoring frequency

 

Schedule 6 

Cooling water effluent: designated sampling points, monitoring frequency

 

Schedule 7

Acute lethality: sampling points

 

Schedule 8

Acute lethality testing: sampling points

 

Schedule 9

Chronic toxicity testing: sampling points

 

Schedule 10 

Storm water control study parameters

 

Schedule 11

Reference materials

 

PART I
GENERAL

Interpretation

1. (1) In this Regulation,

“assessment parameter”, in relation to a plant, means a parameter that is listed for the plant in the Table for the plant in Schedule 6;

“cooling water effluent monitoring stream” means a stream on which a sampling point is established under subsection 8 (4);

“cooling water effluent sampling point” means a sampling point established under subsection 8 (4);

“Director”, in relation to obligations of a discharger, means a Director appointed under section 5 of the Act and responsible for the region in which the discharger’s plant is located and includes an alternate named by the Director;

“discharger” means an owner or person in occupation or having the charge, management or control of a plant to which this Regulation applies;

“limited parameter”,

(a) in relation to a plant to which Table 1 or 2 in Schedule 4 applies, means a parameter for which a limit is specified in Column 3 of the Table in Schedule 4, and

(b) in relation to any other plant, means a parameter for which a limit is specified in Column 3 or 4 of the Table for the plant in Schedule 2;

“merged effluent monitoring stream” means a stream on which a sampling point is established under subsection 8 (3);

“merged effluent sampling point” means a sampling point established under subsection 8 (3);

“merged parameter”, in relation to a plant, means a parameter that is listed for the plant in the Table for the plant in Schedule 5;

“pick up”, in relation to a sample, means pick up for the purpose of storage, including storage within an automatic sampling device, and transportation to and analysis at a laboratory;

“plant” means an industrial facility and the developed property, waste disposal sites and wastewater treatment facilities associated with it;

“process change” means a change in equipment, production processes, process materials or treatment processes;

“process effluent batch monitoring stream” means a stream on which a sampling point is established under subsection 8 (2);

“process effluent batch sampling point” means a sampling point established under subsection 8 (2);

“process effluent monitoring stream” means a stream on which a sampling point is established under subsection 8 (1);

“process effluent sampling point” means a sampling point established under subsection 8 (1);

“process materials”, in relation to a discharger’s plant, means raw materials for use in an industrial process at the plant, manufacturing intermediates produced at the plant, or products or by-products of an industrial process at the plant, but does not include chemicals added to cooling water for the purpose of controlling organisms, fouling and corrosion;

“quarter” means all or part of a period of three consecutive months beginning on the first day of January, April, July or October;

“semi-annual period” means all or part of a period of six months beginning on the first day of January or July;

“specific parameter” means 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran and 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 1.

(2) For greater certainty, this Regulation applies both to effluent streams that discharge continuously and to effluent streams that discharge intermittently.

(3) An obligation on a discharger to do a thing under this Regulation is discharged if another person has done it on the discharger’s behalf.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 1.

Purpose

2. The purpose of this Regulation is to monitor and control the quality of effluent discharged from the plants listed in Schedule 1.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 2.

Application

3. (1) This Regulation applies only with respect to the plants listed in Schedule 1.

(2) This Regulation does not apply with respect to the discharge of effluent to a municipal sanitary sewer.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 3.

Obligations under Approvals, Orders, etc.

4. For greater certainty, subject to subsection 186 (4) of the Act, the requirements of this Regulation are in addition to and independent of requirements in an approval, order, direction or other instrument issued under any Act.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 4.

Non-application of the General Effluent Monitoring Regulation

5. This Regulation is not a Sectoral Effluent Monitoring Regulation within the meaning of Ontario Regulation 695/88.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 5.

By-passes

6. Beginning on February 16, 1998, a discharger shall not permit effluent that would ordinarily flow past a sampling point established under this Regulation to be discharged from the discharger’s plant without flowing past that sampling point, regardless of whether it would be convenient to do so because of a maintenance operation, a breakdown in equipment or any scheduled or unscheduled event.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 6.

Sampling and Analytical Procedures

7. (1) Each discharger shall carry out the establishment of sampling point obligations of this Regulation and the sampling and analysis obligations of this Regulation, including quality control sampling and analysis obligations, in accordance with the procedures described in the Ministry of the Environment publication entitled “Protocol for the Sampling and Analysis of Industrial/Municipal Wastewater”, as amended from time to time.  O. Reg. 237/07, s. 1.

(2) Each discharger shall maintain the sampling equipment used at the discharger’s plant for sampling required by this Regulation in a way that ensures that the samples collected at the plant under this Regulation accurately reflect the level of discharge of each limited parameter, merged parameter, assessment parameter and specific parameter from the plant.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 7 (2).

PART II
SAMPLING POINTS

Establishment and Elimination of Sampling Points

8. (1) Each discharger shall, by May 15, 1995, establish a sampling point at each sampling point location designated as a process effluent sampling point in the heading of the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 2. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 2 (1).

(2) Each discharger shall, by May 15, 1995, establish a sampling point at each sampling point location designated as a process effluent batch sampling point in the heading of the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 4. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 2 (2).

(3) Each discharger shall, by May 15, 1995, establish a sampling point at each sampling point location designated as a merged effluent sampling point in the heading of the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 5. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 2 (3).

(4) Each discharger shall, by May 15, 1995, establish a sampling point at each sampling point location designated as a cooling water effluent sampling point in the heading of the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 6. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 2 (4).

(5) If the Director is satisfied, on the basis of written submissions from a discharger, that one or more of the circumstances described in subsection (6) exist at the discharger’s plant, with the result that it is impractical to maintain or use a sampling point established at the plant under this Regulation, the Director may give the discharger written permission to eliminate the sampling point.

(6) For the purposes of subsection (5), the circumstances at the discharger’s plant that might make it impractical to maintain or use a sampling point are the following:

1. A process change or redirection of or change in the character of an effluent stream has occurred or is expected to occur at the discharger’s plant.

2. Equipment used for sampling or flow measurement at the sampling point is damaged or non-functional.

3. The effluent flowing in the stream on which the sampling point was established under this Regulation has been or is expected to be permanently eliminated.

(7) Where a discharger is permitted to eliminate a sampling point because of a circumstance described in paragraph 1 or 2 of subsection (6), the discharger shall, within 90 days after the day on which the sampling point is eliminated, establish a replacement sampling point.

(8) The replacement sampling point shall be established on the effluent stream from which the sampling point was eliminated, at a location approved in writing by the Director.

(9) The Director shall not approve a location for the replacement sampling point unless he or she is satisfied that monitoring at the new location would yield results that would reflect the level of discharge of each limited parameter, merged parameter and assessment parameter from the discharger’s plant as reliably as did monitoring at the eliminated sampling point.

(10) A discharger who replaces a sampling point under subsection (7) has all the same obligations in connection with the replacement sampling point that the discharger had in connection with the eliminated sampling point.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 8.

Reports on Sampling Points

9. (1) By May 25, 1995, each discharger shall submit to the Director a list and plot plan showing the sampling points established under this Regulation at the discharger’s plant as of May 15, 1995.

(2) Each discharger who eliminates a sampling point at the discharger’s plant under subsection 8 (5) but is not required to replace the sampling point under subsection 8 (7) shall, within 30 days after the day on which a sampling point is eliminated, give the Director a written notice describing where the sampling point used to be, together with a revised list and plot plan without the sampling point.

(3) Within 30 days after replacing a sampling point under subsection 8 (7), the discharger shall give the Director a written notice describing the location of the replacement sampling point, together with a revised list and plot plan showing the replacement sampling point.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 9.

Use of Sampling Points Established under This Part

10. Except as permitted or required under section 25, each discharger shall use the sampling points established under this Part for all sampling required by this Regulation.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 10.

PART III
CALCULATION OF LOADINGS

Calculation of Loadings — General

11. (1) For the purposes of performing a calculation under sections 12, 13, 14 and 15, a discharger shall use the actual analytical result obtained by the laboratory.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 11 (1).

(2) Despite subsection (1), where the actual analytical result is less than one-tenth of the analytical method detection limit set out in the Ministry of the Environment publication entitled “Protocol for the Sampling and Analysis of Industrial/Municipal Wastewater”, as amended from time to time, the discharger shall use the value zero for the purpose of performing a calculation under sections 12, 13, 14 and 15.  O. Reg. 237/07, s. 2.

(3) Each discharger shall ensure that each calculation of a process effluent loading required by section 12, each calculation of a process effluent batch loading required by section 13 and each calculation of a merged effluent loading required by section 14 is performed as soon as reasonably possible after the analytical result on which the calculation is based becomes available to the discharger.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 11 (3).

(4) Each discharger shall ensure that each calculation of a cooling water effluent loading required by section 15 is performed in time to comply with subsection 41 (4).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 11 (4).

Calculation of Loadings — Process Effluent

12. (1) Each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a daily process effluent stream loading for each limited parameter in each process effluent monitoring stream of the discharger for each day on which a sample is collected under this Regulation from the stream for analysis for the parameter.

(2) When calculating a daily stream loading under subsection (1), the discharger shall multiply, with the necessary adjustment of units to yield a result in kilograms, the analytical result obtained from the sample for the parameter by the daily volume of effluent, as determined under section 34, for the stream for the day.

(3) Each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a daily process effluent plant loading for each limited parameter for each day for which the discharger is required to calculate a daily process effluent stream loading for the parameter under subsection (1).

(4) For the purposes of subsection (3), a daily process effluent plant loading for a parameter for a day is the sum, in kilograms, of the daily process effluent stream loadings for the parameter calculated under subsection (1) for the day.

(5) Where a discharger calculates only one daily process effluent stream loading for a parameter for a day under subsection (1), the daily process effluent plant loading for the parameter for the day for the purposes of subsection (3) is the single daily process effluent stream loading for the parameter for the day.

(6) Each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a monthly average process effluent plant loading for each limited parameter for each month in which a sample is collected under this Regulation more than once from a process effluent monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant for analysis for the parameter.

(7) For the purposes of subsection (6), a monthly average process effluent plant loading for a parameter for a month is the arithmetic mean of the daily process effluent plant loadings for the parameter calculated under subsection (3) for the month.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 12.

Calculation of Loadings — Process Effluent — Batch

13. (1) In addition to complying with section 12, each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a process effluent batch stream loading for each limited parameter in each process effluent batch monitoring stream of the discharger for each process effluent batch for which a sample is collected under this Regulation from the stream for analysis for the parameter.

(2) When calculating a batch stream loading under subsection (1), the discharger shall multiply, with the necessary adjustment of units to yield a result in kilograms, the analytical result obtained from the sample for the parameter by the batch volume of effluent, as determined under section 34, for the stream for the batch.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 13.

Calculation of Loadings — Merged Effluent

14. (1) Each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a daily merged effluent stream loading for each merged parameter in each merged effluent monitoring stream of the discharger for each day on which a sample is collected under this Regulation from the stream for analysis for the parameter.

(2) When calculating a daily stream loading under subsection (1), the discharger shall multiply, with the necessary adjustment of units to yield a result in kilograms, the analytical result obtained from the sample for the parameter by the daily volume of effluent, as determined under section 34, for the stream for the day.

(3) Each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a daily merged effluent plant loading for each merged parameter for each day for which the discharger is required to calculate a merged effluent stream loading for the parameter under subsection (1).

(4) For the purposes of subsection (3), a daily merged effluent plant loading for a parameter for a day is the sum, in kilograms, of the daily merged effluent stream loadings for the parameter calculated under subsection (1) for the day.

(5) Where a discharger calculates only one daily merged effluent stream loading for a parameter for a day under subsection (1), the daily merged effluent plant loading for the parameter for the day for the purposes of subsection (3) is the single daily merged effluent stream loading for the parameter for the day.

(6) Each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a monthly average merged effluent plant loading for each merged parameter for each month in which a sample is collected under this Regulation more than once from a merged effluent monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant for analysis for the parameter.

(7) For the purposes of subsection (6), a monthly average merged effluent plant loading for a parameter for a month is the arithmetic mean of the daily merged effluent plant loadings for the parameter calculated under subsection (3) for the month.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 14.

Calculation of Loadings — Cooling Water

15. (1) Each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a daily cooling water effluent stream loading for each assessment parameter in each cooling water effluent monitoring stream of the discharger for each day on which a sample is collected under this Regulation from the stream for analysis for the parameter.

(2) When calculating a daily stream loading under subsection (1), the discharger shall multiply, with the necessary adjustment of units to yield a result in kilograms, the analytical result obtained from the sample for the parameter by the daily volume of effluent, as determined under section 34, for the stream for the day.

(3) Each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a daily cooling water effluent plant loading for each assessment parameter for each day for which the discharger is required to calculate a daily cooling water effluent stream loading for the parameter under subsection (1).

(4) For the purposes of subsection (3), a daily cooling water effluent plant loading for a parameter for a day is the sum, in kilograms, of the daily cooling water effluent stream loadings for the parameter calculated under subsection (1) for the day.

(5) Where a discharger calculates only one daily cooling water effluent stream loading for a parameter for a day under subsection (1), the daily cooling water effluent plant loading for the parameter for the day for the purposes of subsection (3) is the single daily cooling water effluent stream loading for the parameter for the day.

(6) Each discharger shall calculate, in kilograms, a monthly average cooling water effluent plant loading for each assessment parameter for each month in which a sample is collected under this Regulation more than once from a cooling water effluent monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant for analysis for the parameter.

(7) For the purposes of subsection (6), a monthly average cooling water effluent plant loading for a parameter for a month is the arithmetic mean of the daily cooling water effluent plant loadings for the parameter calculated under subsection (3) for the month.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 15.

PART IV
PARAMETER AND LETHALITY LIMITS

Parameter Limits

16. (1) Each discharger shall ensure that each daily process effluent plant loading calculated for a parameter under section 12 in connection with the discharger’s plant does not exceed the daily plant loading limit specified for the parameter and the plant in Column 3 of the Table for the plant in Schedule 2.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 16 (1); O. Reg. 313/17, s. 3 (1).

(2) Each discharger shall ensure that each monthly average process effluent plant loading calculated for a parameter under section 12 in connection with the discharger’s plant does not exceed the monthly average plant loading limit specified for the parameter and the plant in Column 4 of the Table for the plant in Schedule 2.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 16 (2); O. Reg. 313/17, s. 3 (1).

(3) Each discharger shall ensure that each process effluent batch stream loading calculated for a parameter under section 13 in connection with the discharger’s plant does not exceed the batch loading limit specified for the parameter and the plant in Column 3 of the Table for the plant in Schedule 4.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 16 (3); O. Reg. 313/17, s. 3 (2).

(4) Each discharger shall control the quality of each process effluent monitoring stream and each process effluent batch monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant to ensure that the concentration of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin and the concentration of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran are both non-measurable in any sample collected at a process effluent sampling point or a process effluent batch sampling point at the plant.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 16 (4).

(5) For the purposes of subsection (4), the concentration of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin in a sample is non-measurable if analysis of the sample shows a concentration of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin of less than 20 picograms per litre and the concentration of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran in a sample is non-measurable if analysis of the sample shows a concentration of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran of less than 50 picograms per litre.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 16 (5).

(6) Each discharger shall control the quality of each process effluent monitoring stream and each process effluent batch monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant to ensure that the total toxic equivalent concentration of 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners in any sample collected at a process effluent sampling point or a process effluent batch sampling point at the plant, calculated in accordance with the methods described in the Ministry of the Environment publication entitled “Protocol for the Sampling and Analysis of Industrial/Municipal Wastewater”, as amended from time to time, does not exceed 60 picograms per litre.  O. Reg. 237/07, s. 3.

(7) Subject to subsection (8), each discharger shall control the quality of each process effluent monitoring stream and each process effluent batch monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant to ensure that the pH value of any sample collected at a process effluent sampling point or a process effluent batch sampling point at the plant is within the range of 6.0 to 9.5.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 16 (7).

(8) Throughout any day on which a discharger has used an alternate sampling point on a process effluent monitoring stream for sampling required by section 25, as permitted by subsections 25 (7) and (8), the discharger,

(a) shall control the quality of the stream to ensure that the pH value of any sample collected at the alternate sampling point on the stream is within the range of 6.0 to 9.5; and

(b) need not comply with subsection (7) with respect to the stream.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 16 (8).

Lethality Limits

17. Each discharger shall control the quality of each stream at the discharger’s plant for which a sampling point is listed opposite the plant in Column 2 of Schedule 7 to ensure that each rainbow trout acute lethality test and each Daphnia magna acute lethality test performed on any grab sample collected at an applicable sampling point for the plant results in mortality for no more than 50 per cent of the test organisms in 100 per cent effluent. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 4.

PART V
MONITORING

Monitoring — General

18. (1) Where a discharger is required by this Regulation to pick up a set of samples and analyze it for certain parameters, the discharger shall pick up a set of samples sufficient to allow all the analyses to be performed.

(2) A discharger shall use all reasonable efforts to ensure that all analyses required by this Regulation are completed as soon as reasonably possible and that the results of those analyses are made available to the discharger as soon as reasonably possible.

(3) Subject to subsection (4), each discharger shall pick up all sets of samples required to be picked up at the discharger’s plant under sections 19, 20, 21, 23 and 32 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.

(4) If the Director is satisfied, on the basis of written submissions from a discharger, that the circumstances at the discharger’s plant are such that it would be impractical to pick up a set of samples from each sampling point established at the plant under this Regulation within the time period specified in subsection (3), the Director may give the discharger a written notice in respect of the plant, varying the time period specified in subsection (3).

(5) Subject to subsections (6) and (7), where a discharger is required by section 19, 20, 21, 23 or 32 to pick up a set of samples the discharger shall pick up a set collected over the 24-hour period immediately preceding the pick-up.

(6) The 24-hour period referred to in subsection (5) may be shortened or enlarged by up to three hours to permit a discharger to take advantage of the three-hour range specified in subsection (3) or of a different three-hour period specified in a notice under subsection (4).

(7) Where a notice has been given under subsection (4) in respect of a plant specifying a time period longer than three hours, the 24-hour period referred to in subsection (5) may be shortened or enlarged by up to that longer amount of time to permit the discharger to take advantage of the time period specified in the notice.

(8) If the circumstances at a plant change so that the Director is satisfied that the circumstances described in subsection (4) no longer apply at the plant, the Director may revoke a notice given in respect of a plant under subsection (4) by giving a notice of revocation in writing to a discharger for the plant.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 18.

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Daily

19. (1) Each discharger shall, on each day, pick up a set of samples collected at each process effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall, subject to subsection (2), analyze each set of samples for the parameters for which the frequency of monitoring, as set out in Column 2 of the Table in Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant, is daily. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 5 (1).

(2) A discharger for a plant for which there is a Table in Schedule 3 does not need to analyze a set of samples collected at a process effluent sampling point for the parameter if the Table indicates that the discharger does not need to analyze for the parameter. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 5 (2).

(3) A discharger is relieved of the obligations under subsection (1) relating to a parameter and shall instead, on three days in each week, pick up a set of samples collected at each process effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and analyze each set of samples for the parameter where,

(a) the discharger has performed monitoring under subsection (1) for 12 consecutive months; and

(b) the monthly average process effluent plant loading for the parameter, for each of the 12 months, as calculated under subsection 12 (6), is equal to or less than 75 per cent of the monthly average plant loading limit for the parameter as set out in Column 4 of the Table in Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 5 (3).

(4) There shall be an interval of at least 24 hours between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (3).

(5) All samples picked up under subsection (3) in a week shall be picked up on the same three days in the week.

(6) Subsection (3) ceases to apply in relation to a parameter and a discharger shall instead comply with the requirements of subsection (1) in relation to the parameter where, during any 12 consecutive months,

(a) a daily process effluent plant loading for the parameter, as calculated under subsection 12 (3), exceeds the daily plant loading limit for the parameter as set out in Column 3 of the Table in Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant, on any three occasions; or

(b) a monthly average process effluent plant loading for the parameter, as calculated under subsection 12 (6), exceeds the monthly average plant loading limit as set out in Column 4 of the Table in Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant, on any two occasions. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 5 (4).

(7) A discharger shall notify the Director in writing of any change in the frequency of monitoring under this section at the discharger’s plant within 30 days after the day on which the change occurs.

(8) A discharger need not meet the requirements of subsection (1) where it is impossible to do so because of sampling by a provincial officer.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 19.

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Weekly

20. (1) Each discharger shall, on one day in each week, pick up a set of samples collected at each process effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall, subject to subsection (2), analyze each set of samples for the parameters for which the frequency of monitoring, as set out in Column 2 of the Table in Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant, is weekly. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 6 (1).

(2) A discharger for a plant for which there is a Table in Schedule 3 does not need to analyze a set of samples collected at a process effluent sampling point for the parameter if the Table indicates that the discharger does not need to analyze for the parameter. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 6 (2).

(3) There shall be an interval of at least four days between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (1).

(4) All samples picked up under subsection (1) in a week shall be picked up on the same day in the week.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 20.

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Quarterly

21. (1) Each discharger shall, on one day in each quarter, on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under subsection 20 (1), pick up a set of samples collected at each process effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall, subject to subsection (2), analyze each set of samples for the parameters for which the frequency of monitoring, as set out in Column 2 of the Table in Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant, is quarterly. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 7 (1).

(2) A discharger for a plant for which there is a Table in Schedule 3 does not need to analyze a set of samples collected at a process effluent sampling point for the parameter if the Table indicates that the discharger does not need to analyze for the parameter. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 7 (2).

(3) There shall be an interval of at least 45 days between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (1).

(4) All samples picked up under subsection (1) in a quarter shall be picked up on the same day in the quarter.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 21.

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Batch

22. (1) Each discharger shall, each time a batch of effluent flows past a process effluent batch sampling point at the discharger’s plant, pick up a set of samples collected at the sampling point and shall analyze the set of samples for the parameters listed in Column 1 of the Table in Schedule 4 for the discharger’s plant. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 8.

(2) Where a discharger is required by subsection (1) to pick up a set of samples collected at a process effluent batch sampling point, the discharger shall pick up a set collected throughout the period during which the batch flowed past the sampling point.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 22.

Monitoring — Merged Effluent — Weekly

23. (1) Each discharger shall, on one day in each week, pick up a set of samples collected at each merged effluent sampling point at the plant and shall analyze each set of samples for the parameters listed in Column 1 of the Table in Schedule 5 for the discharger’s plant. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 9.

(2) All samples collected and picked up at a plant under subsection (1) shall be collected and picked up on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under subsection 20 (1) or, in a month in which no samples are picked up at the plant under subsection 20 (1), on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under subsection 22 (1).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 23.

Monitoring — Process Effluent — Quality Control

24. (1) On one day in each year after 1995, on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under subsection 20 (1), each discharger shall collect and pick up a duplicate sample for each sample picked up on that day under subsection 20 (1) at one process effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall analyze each duplicate sample for the parameters for which the frequency of monitoring, as set out in Column 2 of the Table in Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant, is weekly or quarterly.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 24 (1); O. Reg. 313/17, s. 10.

(2) Despite subsection (1), a discharger need not analyse any sample under subsection (1) for 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran or 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 24 (2).

(3) Each discharger shall prepare a travelling blank and a travelling spiked blank sample for each sample for which a duplicate sample is picked up at the plant under subsection (1) and shall analyze the travelling blank and travelling spiked blank samples in accordance with the directions set out in the Ministry of the Environment publication entitled “Protocol for the Sampling and Analysis of Industrial/Municipal Wastewater”, as amended from time to time.  O. Reg. 237/07, s. 4.

(4) There shall be an interval of at least six months between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (1).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 24 (4).

Monitoring — Process Effluent — pH Measurement

25. (1) Each discharger shall, on each day, during the time period applicable to the plant under subsection 18 (3) or (4), collect a grab sample from each process effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall analyze each sample for the parameter pH.

(2) Each discharger shall, within each 24-hour period beginning with the collection of the first grab sample at the plant under subsection (1) on each day, collect two more grab samples from each process effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall analyze each sample for the parameter pH.

(3) There shall be an interval of at least four hours between each of the three collections at a sampling point under subsections (1) and (2) in each 24-hour period.

(4) Each grab sample collected under subsections (1) and (2) shall be picked up within 24 hours of when it was collected.

(5) Instead of complying with subsections (1) to (4) with respect to a sampling point, a discharger may use an on-line analyzer at the sampling point on the stream and analyze the effluent at the sampling point for the parameter pH once in each day during the time period applicable to the plant under subsection 18 (3) or (4), and two more times in each 24-hour period beginning with the first analysis at the plant under this subsection in each day.

(6) There shall be an interval of at least four hours between each of the three analyses at a sampling point under subsection (5) in each 24-hour period.

(7) For the purposes of subsections (1) to (6), a discharger shall use either the sampling point established under subsection 8 (1) on the stream or an alternate sampling point located downstream of the sampling point but before the point of discharge of the stream to surface water or to an industrial sewer used in common with another plant.

(8) Before using an alternate sampling point under subsection (7), a discharger shall give the Director,

(a) a written notice that,

(i) sets out the name of the alternate sampling point,

(ii) describes its location, and

(iii) assigns a number to it; and

(b) a revised version of the list and plot plan submitted under section 9 showing the alternate sampling point.

(9) Each discharger shall, each time a batch of effluent flows past a process effluent batch sampling point at the discharger’s plant, collect three grab samples from the sampling point and shall analyze each sample for the parameter pH.

(10) Where a discharger is required by subsection (9) to collect three grab samples in respect of a batch of effluent, the discharger shall make every reasonable effort to ensure,

(a) that the first grab sample is collected as soon as possible after the batch begins to flow past the sampling point;

(b) that the third grab sample is collected as little before the batch ceases to flow past the sampling point as possible; and

(c) that the interval between the collection of the first and second grab samples is as equal as possible to the interval between the collection of the second and third grab samples.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 25.

Monitoring — Acute Lethality Testing — Rainbow Trout

26. (1) Where a discharger is required by this section to perform a rainbow trout acute lethality test, the discharger shall perform the test according to the procedures described in the Environment Canada publication entitled “Biological Test Method: Reference Method for Determining Acute Lethality of Effluents to Rainbow Trout”, as amended from time to time.  O. Reg. 237/07, s. 5.

(2) Each rainbow trout acute lethality test required by this section shall be carried out as a single concentration test using 100 per cent effluent.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (2).

(3) On one day in each month, each discharger shall collect and immediately pick up a grab sample at each process effluent sampling point listed opposite the discharger’s plant in Column 2 of Schedule 7 and shall perform a rainbow trout acute lethality test on each sample.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (3); O. Reg. 313/17, s. 11 (1).

(4) All samples collected and picked up at a plant under subsection (3) shall be collected and picked up on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under subsection 20 (1) or, in a month in which no samples are picked up at the plant under subsection 20 (1), on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 21.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (4).

(5) There shall be an interval of at least 15 days between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (3).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (5).

(6) All samples picked up under subsection (3) in a month shall be picked up on the same day in the month.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (6).

(7) Where a discharger has performed tests under subsection (3) for 12 consecutive months on samples collected from the same sampling point and the mortality of the rainbow trout in each test did not exceed 50 per cent, the discharger is relieved of the obligations under subsection (3) relating to the sampling point and shall instead collect and immediately pick up a grab sample at the sampling point on one day in each quarter and perform a rainbow trout acute lethality test on each sample.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (7).

(8) Samples picked up at a plant under subsection (7) shall be picked up on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under subsection (3).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (8).

(9) If no samples are being picked up at a plant under subsection (3) during a quarter, samples picked up at the plant during the quarter under subsection (7) shall be picked up on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under subsection 20 (1).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (9).

(10) There shall be an interval of at least 45 days between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (7).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (10).

(11) All samples picked up under subsection (7) in a quarter shall be picked up on the same day in the quarter.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (11).

(12) If a rainbow trout acute lethality test performed under subsection (7) on any sample from a sampling point results in mortality of more than 50 per cent of the test rainbow trout, subsections (7) to (11) cease to apply in relation to samples from that sampling point, and a discharger shall instead comply with the requirements of subsection (3) relating to the sampling point, until the tests performed under subsection (3) on all samples collected from the sampling point for a further 12 consecutive months result in mortality for no more than 50 per cent of the rainbow trout for each test.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (12).

(13) A discharger shall notify the Director in writing of any change in the frequency of acute lethality testing under this Regulation at the discharger’s plant, within 30 days after the day on which the change begins.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (13).

(14), (15) Revoked:  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (16).

(16) Spent:  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 26 (16).

(17) Subsections (2) to (16) apply with necessary modifications to each process effluent batch sampling point listed in Column 2 of Schedule 7 opposite the discharger’s plant and, for the purpose, the reference in subsection (3) to each process effluent sampling point shall be deemed to be a reference to each process effluent batch sampling point and the reference in subsections (4) and (9) to subsection 20 (1) shall be deemed to be a reference to subsection 22 (1). O. Reg. 313/17, s. 11 (2).

(18) Subsections (2) to (16) apply with necessary modifications to each merged effluent sampling point listed in Column 2 of Schedule 7 opposite the discharger’s plant and, for the purpose, the reference in subsection (3) to each process effluent sampling point shall be deemed to be a reference to each merged effluent sampling point and the reference in subsections (4) and (9) to subsection 20 (1) shall be deemed to be a reference to subsection 23 (1). O. Reg. 313/17, s. 11 (3).

(19) Subsections (2) to (13) apply with necessary modifications to each cooling water effluent sampling point listed in Column 2 of Schedule 7 opposite the discharger’s plant and, for the purpose, the reference in subsection (3) to each process effluent sampling point shall be deemed to be a reference to each cooling water effluent sampling point and the reference in subsections (4) and (9) to subsection 20 (1) shall be deemed to be a reference to section 32. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 11 (4).

Monitoring — Acute Lethality Testing — Daphnia magna

27. (1) Where a discharger is required by this section to perform a Daphnia magna acute lethality test, the discharger shall perform the test according to the procedures described in the Environment Canada publication entitled “Biological Test Method: Reference Method for Determining Acute Lethality of Effluents to Daphnia magna”, as amended from time to time.  O. Reg. 237/07, s. 6.

(2) Subsections 26 (2) to (19) apply with necessary modifications to Daphnia magna acute lethality tests and, for the purpose, a reference to rainbow trout shall be deemed to be a reference to Daphnia magna.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 27 (2).

(3) Each discharger shall pick up each set of samples required to be collected from a sampling point at the discharger’s plant under this section on a day on which the discharger collects a sample from the sampling point under section 26, to the extent possible having regard to the frequency of monitoring required at the sampling point under this section and section 26.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 27 (3).

Monitoring — Acute Lethality Testing — Rainbow Trout — Sampling Points Listed in Schedule 8

28. (1) Beginning on February 16, 1998, on one day in each month, on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 23, each discharger shall, if the discharger’s plant is listed in Column 1 of Schedule 8, collect and immediately pick up a grab sample at each sampling point that is listed opposite the discharger’s plant in Column 2 of Schedule 8 and shall perform a rainbow trout acute lethality test on each sample. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 12.

(2) Subsections 26 (1) and (2) apply with necessary modifications to each sample picked up at the discharger’s plant under subsection (1).

(3) There shall be an interval of at least 15 days between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (1).

(4) All samples picked up under subsection (1) in a month shall be picked up on the same day in the month.

(5) Where a discharger has performed tests under subsection (1) for 12 consecutive months on samples collected from the same sampling point, the discharger is relieved of the obligations under subsection (1) relating to the sampling point and shall instead, on one day in each quarter, on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 23, collect and immediately pick up a grab sample at the sampling point and perform a rainbow trout acute lethality test on each sample.

(6) There shall be an interval of at least 45 days between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (5).

(7) All samples picked up under subsection (5) in a quarter shall be picked up on the same day in the quarter.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 28.

Monitoring — Acute Lethality — Daphnia magna — Sampling Points Listed in Schedule 8

29. (1) Where a discharger is required by this section to perform a Daphnia magna acute lethality test, the discharger shall perform the test according to the procedures described in the Environment Canada publication entitled “Biological Test Method: Reference Method for Determining Acute Lethality of Effluents to Daphnia magna”, as amended from time to time.  O. Reg. 237/07, s. 7.

(2) Each Daphnia magna acute lethality test required by this section shall be carried out as a single concentration test using 100 per cent effluent.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 29 (2).

(3) Beginning on February 16, 1998, on one day in each month, on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 23, each discharger shall, if the discharger’s plant is listed in Column 1 of Schedule 8, collect and immediately pick up a grab sample at each sampling point that is listed opposite the discharger’s plant in Column 2 of Schedule 8 and shall perform a Daphnia magna acute lethality test on each sample. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 13.

(4) There shall be an interval of at least 15 days between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (3).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 29 (4).

(5) All samples picked up under subsection (3) in a month shall be picked up on the same day in the month.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 29 (5).

(6) Where a discharger has performed tests under subsection (3) for 12 consecutive months on samples collected from the same sampling point, the discharger is relieved of the obligations under subsection (3) relating to the sampling point and shall instead collect and immediately pick up a grab sample at the sampling point on one day in each quarter and perform a Daphnia magna acute lethality test on each sample.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 29 (6).

(7) Samples picked up at a plant under subsection (6) shall be picked up on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under subsection (3).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 29 (7).

(8) If no samples are being picked up at a plant under subsection (3) during a quarter, samples picked up at the plant during the quarter under subsection (6) shall be picked up on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 23.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 29 (8).

(9) There shall be an interval of at least 45 days between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (6).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 29 (9).

(10) All samples picked up under subsection (6) in a quarter shall be picked up on the same day in the quarter.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 29 (10).

Monitoring — Acute Lethality — Toxicity Elimination Reports

30. (1) If three consecutive rainbow trout acute lethality tests performed under subsection 28 (1) or (5) or under a combination of subsections 28 (1) and (5) on samples picked up at a sampling point result in the mortality of more than 50 per cent of the test rainbow trout, the discharger shall submit to the Director a toxicity elimination report with respect to the stream on which the sampling point is located.

(2) A toxicity elimination report with respect to the stream on which the sampling point is located shall set out the following information:

1. A detailed analysis of the causes and sources of the mortality of more than 50 per cent of the test rainbow trout at the sampling point.

2. A synopsis of any studies conducted to support the analysis.

3. A detailed description of the methods by which the quality of the stream could be controlled to eliminate the mortality of more than 50 per cent of the test rainbow trout at the sampling point.

4. An evaluation of the technical feasibility of implementing, at the discharger’s plant, each method described under paragraph 3 and a statement of which of the methods are technically feasible.

5. An estimate of the financial cost to the discharger of implementing each method identified as technically feasible under paragraph 3.

(3) Where a discharger is required by subsection (1) to submit a toxicity elimination report to the Director, the discharger shall submit the report to the Director no later than 12 months after the day on which the third of three consecutive rainbow trout acute lethality tests was performed that resulted in the mortality of more than 50 per cent of the test rainbow trout at the sampling point on the stream.

(4) In addition, where a discharger is required by subsection (1) to submit a toxicity elimination report with respect to a stream, the discharger shall submit to the Director annual toxicity elimination progress reports with respect to the stream, no later than the anniversary of the day on which the toxicity elimination report with respect to the stream was required to be submitted under subsection (3).

(5) A toxicity elimination progress report with respect to a stream shall set out the following information:

1. A detailed description of any methods, in addition to those described under paragraph 3 of subsection (2) with respect to the stream, by which the quality of the stream could be controlled to eliminate the mortality of more than 50 per cent of the test rainbow trout at the sampling point.

2. An evaluation of the technical feasibility of implementing, at the discharger’s plant, each method described under paragraph 1 and a statement of which of the methods are technically feasible.

3. An estimate of the financial cost to the discharger of implementing each method identified as technically feasible under paragraph 2.

(6) Where a discharger has performed three consecutive quarterly tests under subsection 28 (5) on samples collected from a stream in relation to which the discharger has obligations under subsection (4) and the mortality of the rainbow trout in each test did not exceed 50 per cent, the discharger is relieved of the obligations under subsection (4) in relation to that stream.

(7) Where a discharger has been relieved by subsection (6) of the obligation to submit toxicity elimination progress reports in relation to a stream and three consecutive quarterly tests under subsection 28 (5) on samples collected from that stream result in the mortality of more than 50 per cent of the test rainbow trout, subsection (6) ceases to apply and the discharger shall instead comply with the requirements of subsection (4) relating to the stream, until a further three consecutive quarterly tests under subsection 28 (5) on samples collected from the stream result in mortality for no more than 50 per cent of the rainbow trout in each test.

(8) Subsections (1) to (7) apply with necessary modifications to Daphnia magna acute lethality tests performed under section 29 and, for the purpose,

(a) a reference to rainbow trout shall be deemed to be a reference to Daphnia magna; and

(b) a reference to subsection 28 (1) shall be deemed to be a reference to subsection 29 (3) and a reference to subsection 28 (5) shall be deemed to be a reference to subsection 29 (6).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 30.

Monitoring — Chronic Toxicity Testing — Fathead Minnow and Ceriodaphnia dubia

31. (1) Where a discharger is required to perform a seven-day fathead minnow growth inhibition test, the discharger shall perform the test according to the procedure described in the Environment Canada publication entitled “Biological Test Method: Test of Larval Growth and Survival Using Fathead Minnows”, as amended from time to time.  O. Reg. 237/07, s. 8.

(2) Where a discharger is required to perform a seven-day Ceriodaphnia dubia reproduction inhibition and survivability test, the discharger shall perform the test according to the procedure described in the Environment Canada publication entitled “Biological Test Method: Test of Reproduction and Survival Using the Cladoceran Ceriodaphnia dubia”, as amended from time to time.  O. Reg. 237/07, s. 8.

(3) On one day in each semi-annual period, on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 20 or, in a semi-annual period in which no samples are picked up at the plant under section 20, on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 22, each discharger shall, if the discharger’s plant is listed in Column 1 of Schedule 9, collect and immediately pick up a grab sample from each sampling point listed that is listed opposite the discharger’s plant in Column 2 of Schedule 9, and shall perform a seven-day fathead minnow growth inhibition test and a seven-day Ceriodaphnia dubia reproduction inhibition and survivability test on each sample. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 14.

(4) There shall be an interval of at least 90 days between successive pick-up days at the plant under subsection (3).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 31 (4).

(5) All samples picked up under subsection (3) in a semi-annual period shall be picked up on the same day in the semi-annual period.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 31 (5).

(6) A discharger need not collect a sample from a sampling point in accordance with subsection (3) until 12 consecutive monthly rainbow trout acute lethality tests and 12 consecutive monthly Daphnia magna acute lethality tests performed on samples collected at the sampling point at a discharger’s plant result in mortality for no more than 50 per cent of the test organisms in 100 per cent effluent.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 31 (6).

Monitoring — Cooling Water Effluent — Weekly Assessment

32. (1) Each discharger shall, on one day in each week, pick up a set of samples collected at each cooling water effluent sampling point at the plant and shall analyze each set of samples for the parameters listed in Column 1 of the Table in Schedule 6 for the discharger’s plant. O. Reg. 313/17, s. 15.

(2) All samples picked up at a plant under subsection (1) shall be picked up,

(a) on the day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 20;

(b) in a week in which no samples are picked up at the plant under section 20, on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 22; or

(c) in a week in which no samples are picked up at the plant under section 20 or 22, on any day in the week.

(3) There shall be an interval of at least four days between successive pick-up days at the plant under clause (2) (c).

(4) All samples picked up under clause (2) (c) in a week shall be picked up on the same day in the week.  O. Reg. 522/95, s. 1.

Monitoring — Merged Effluent — pH and Specific Conductance Measurement

33. (1) Each discharger shall, on one day in each week, on the day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 20 or, in a week in which no samples are picked up at the plant under section 20, on a day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 22, during the time period applicable to the plant under subsection 18 (3) or (4), collect a grab sample from each merged effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall analyze each sample for the parameter pH and the parameter specific conductance.

(2) Within the 24-hour period beginning with the collection of the first grab sample at the plant under subsection (1) in each week, the discharger shall collect two more grab samples from each merged effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall analyze each sample for the parameter pH and the parameter specific conductance.

(3) There shall be an interval of at least four hours between each of the three collections at a sampling point under subsections (1) and (2) in each 24-hour period.

(4) Each grab sample collected under subsections (1) and (2) shall be picked up within 24 hours of when it was collected.

(5) Instead of complying with subsections (1) to (4) with respect to a stream, a discharger may use an on-line analyzer at the sampling point on the stream and analyze the effluent at the sampling point for the parameter pH and the parameter specific conductance on one day in each week, on the day on which samples are picked up at the plant under subsection 20 (1), during the time period applicable to the plant under subsection 18 (3) or (4), and two more times in each 24-hour period beginning with the first analysis at the plant under this subsection for the week.

(6) There shall be an interval of at least four hours between each of the three analyses at a sampling point under subsection (5) in each 24-hour period.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 33 (1-6).

(7) Revoked:  O. Reg. 522/95, s. 2 (2).

Monitoring — Cooling Water Effluent — pH and Specific Conductance Measurement

33.1 (1) Each discharger shall, on one day in each week, on the day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 32, during the time period applicable to the plant under subsection 18 (3) or (4), collect a grab sample from each cooling water effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall analyze each sample for the parameter pH and the parameter specific conductance.

(2) Within the 24-hour period beginning with the collection of the first grab sample at the plant under subsection (1) in each week, the discharger shall collect two more grab samples from each cooling water effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant and shall analyze each sample for the parameter pH and the parameter specific conductance.

(3) There shall be an interval of at least four hours between each of the three collections at a sampling point under subsections (1) and (2) in each 24-hour period.

(4) Each grab sample collected under subsections (1) and (2) shall be picked up within 24 hours of when it was collected.

(5) Instead of complying with subsections (1) to (4) with respect to a stream, a discharger may use an on-line analyzer at the sampling point on the stream and analyze the effluent at the sampling point for the parameter pH and the parameter specific conductance on one day in each week, on the day on which samples are picked up at the plant under section 32, during the time period applicable to the plant under subsection 18 (3) or (4), and two more times in each 24-hour period beginning with the first analysis at the plant under this subsection for the week.

(6) There shall be an interval of at least four hours between each of the three analyses at a sampling point under subsection (5) in each 24-hour period.  O. Reg. 522/95, s. 3.

PART VI
EFFLUENT VOLUME

Flow Measurement

34. (1) Subject to subsection (6), for the purposes of this section, a volume of effluent for a stream for a day is the volume that flowed past the sampling point established under section 8 on the stream during the 24-hour period preceding the pick-up of the first sample picked up from the stream for the day.

(2) Each discharger shall determine in cubic metres a daily volume of effluent for each process effluent monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant for each day on which a sample is collected under this Regulation from the stream, by integration of continuous flowrate measurements.

(3) Despite subsection (2), where a process effluent monitoring stream discharges on an intermittent basis, the daily volumes for the stream may be determined either by integration of continuous flowrate measurements or by the summation of the individual intermittent volume measurements.

(4) Each discharger shall use flow measurement methods that allow the daily volumes for process effluent monitoring streams to be determined to an accuracy of within plus or minus 15 per cent.

(5) Each discharger shall determine in cubic metres a batch volume of effluent for each process effluent batch monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant, for each batch of effluent for which a sample is collected under this Regulation from the stream, by integration of continuous flowrate measurements.

(6) For the purposes of subsection (5), a batch volume of effluent for a process effluent batch monitoring stream for a batch is the volume of effluent that flows past the process effluent batch sampling point established under section 8 on the stream throughout the period of flow of the batch.

(7) Each discharger shall use flow measurement methods that allow the batch volumes for process effluent batch monitoring streams to be determined to an accuracy of within plus or minus 15 per cent.

(8) Each discharger shall determine in cubic metres a daily volume of effluent for each merged effluent monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant for each day on which a sample is collected under this Regulation from the stream.

(9) Each discharger shall use flow measurement methods that allow the daily volumes for merged effluent monitoring streams to be determined to an accuracy of within plus or minus 20 per cent.

(10) Each discharger shall determine in cubic metres a daily volume of effluent for each cooling water effluent monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant for each day on which a sample is collected under this Regulation from the stream.

(11) Each discharger shall use flow measurement methods that allow the daily volumes for cooling water effluent monitoring streams to be determined to an accuracy of within plus or minus 20 per cent.

(12) Each discharger shall, no later than the day that this section comes into force, determine by calibration or confirm by means of a certified report of a registered professional engineer of the Province of Ontario that,

(a) each flow measurement method used under subsections (2) and (3) meets the accuracy requirements of subsection (4);

(b) each flow measurement method used under subsection (5) meets the accuracy requirements of subsection (7);

(c) each flow measurement method used under subsection (8) meets the accuracy requirements of subsection (9); and

(d) each flow measurement method used under subsection (10) meets the accuracy requirements of subsection (11).

(13) Where a discharger uses a new flow measurement method or alters an existing flow measurement method, the discharger shall determine by calibration or confirm by means of a certified report of a registered professional engineer of the Province of Ontario that each new or altered flow measurement method meets the accuracy requirements of subsection (4), (7), (9) or (11), as the case may be, within two weeks after the day on which the new or altered method or system is used.

(14) Each discharger shall develop and implement a maintenance schedule and a calibration schedule for each flow measurement system installed at the discharger’s plant and shall maintain each flow measurement system according to good operating practices.

(15) Each discharger shall use reasonable efforts to set up each flow measurement system used for the purposes of this section in a way that permits inspection by a provincial officer.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 34.

Calculation of Plant Volumes

35. (1) Each discharger shall calculate, in cubic metres, a daily process effluent plant volume for each day.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a process effluent plant volume for a day is the sum of the daily process effluent volumes determined under section 34 for the day.

(3) Each discharger shall calculate, in cubic metres, a monthly average process effluent plant volume for each month, by taking the arithmetic mean of the daily process effluent plant volumes calculated under subsection (1) for the month.

(4) Each discharger shall calculate, in cubic metres, a daily merged effluent plant volume for each day.

(5) For the purposes of subsection (4), a merged effluent plant volume for a day is the sum of the daily merged effluent volumes determined under section 34 for the day.

(6) Each discharger shall calculate, in cubic metres, a monthly average merged effluent plant volume for each month, by taking the arithmetic mean of the daily merged effluent plant volumes calculated under subsection (4) for the month.

(7) Each discharger shall calculate, in cubic metres, a daily cooling water effluent plant volume for each day.

(8) For the purposes of subsection (7), a cooling water effluent plant volume for a day is the sum of the daily cooling water volumes determined under section 34 for the day.

(9) Each discharger shall calculate, in cubic metres, a monthly average cooling water effluent plant volume for each month, by taking the arithmetic mean of the daily cooling water effluent plant volumes calculated under subsection (7) for the month.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 35.

PART VII
STORM WATER CONTROL

Storm Water Control Study

36. (1) Each discharger shall complete a storm water control study in respect of the discharger’s plant, in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Environment and Energy publication entitled “Protocol for Conducting a Storm Water Control Study”, dated August, 1994.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 36 (1).

(1.1) Despite subsection (1), the requirements in respect of parameters for analysis required for process effluent and cooling water effluent, set out at page 5 of the Ministry of Environment and Energy publication entitled “Protocol for Conducting a Storm Water Control Study”, dated August, 1994 do not apply in relation to the following plants:

1. Cornwall Chemicals Limited.

2. Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Sarnia).

3. Oxychem Durez Canada.

4. RohMax Canada (West Hill).

(1.2) For the purposes of subsection (1), each discharger for Cornwall Chemicals Limited, Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Sarnia), Oxychem Durez Canada and RohMax Canada (West Hill) shall complete a storm water control study using the parameters set out in Column 1 of the Table in Schedule 10 for the discharger’s plant.  O. Reg. 50/98, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 313/17, s. 16.

(2) A discharger need not comply with subsection (1) in respect of the discharger’s plant if,

(a) the plant meets the exemption criteria set out in the Ministry of Environment and Energy publication entitled “Protocol for Conducting a Storm Water Control Study”, dated August, 1994; and

(b) the discharger notifies the Director in writing, by February 15, 1996, that the plant meets the exemption criteria referred to in clause (a).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 36 (2).

(3) Subject to subsections (4) and (4.1), a discharger shall complete the storm water control study in respect of the discharger’s plant by February 17, 1997.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 36 (3); O. Reg. 50/98, s. 1 (2).

(4) A discharger may postpone completion of the storm water control study in respect of the discharger’s plant until February 15, 1999 if,

(a) in order to meet the requirements of Part IV, the discharger plans to make process changes, install wastewater treatment facilities, implement management practices or make any other changes at the plant that would likely alter the quantity or quality of storm water discharged from the plant; and

(b) the discharger notifies the Director in writing, by February 17, 1997, of the plans referred to in clause (a).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 36 (4).

(4.1) Each discharger for Cornwall Chemicals Limited, Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Sarnia) and RohMax Canada (West Hill) shall complete the storm water control study by February 15, 1999.  O. Reg. 50/98, s. 1 (3).

(5) Each discharger shall ensure that a copy of each study completed under this section is available to Ministry staff at the discharger’s plant, on request during the plant’s normal office hours.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 36 (5).

PART VIII
RECORDS AND REPORTS

Record Keeping

37. (1) Each discharger shall keep records, in an electronic format acceptable to the Director, of all analytical results obtained under sections 19 to 23, 25, 32, 33 and 33.1, all calculations performed under sections 12 to 15, and all determinations and calculations made or performed under sections 34 and 35.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 37 (1); O. Reg. 522/95, s. 5 (1).

(2) Each discharger shall keep records of all sampling and analytical procedures used in meeting the requirements of section 7, including, for each sample, the date, the time of pick-up, the sampling procedures used and any incidents likely to affect the analytical results.

(3) Each discharger shall keep records of the results of all monitoring performed under sections 24, 26, 27 and 31.

(4) Each discharger shall keep records of all maintenance and calibration procedures performed under section 34.

(5) Each discharger shall keep records of all problems or malfunctions, including those related to sampling, analysis, acute lethality testing, chronic toxicity testing or flow measurement, that result or are likely to result in a failure to comply with a requirement of this Regulation, stating the date, duration and cause of each malfunction and including a description of any remedial action taken.

(6) Each discharger shall keep records of any incident in which effluent that would ordinarily flow past a sampling point established under this Regulation is discharged from the discharger’s plant without flowing past that sampling point, stating the date, duration, cause and nature of each incident.

(7) Each discharger shall keep records of all process changes and redirections of or changes in the character of effluent streams that affect the quality of effluent at any sampling point established under this Regulation at the discharger’s plant.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 37 (2-7).

(8) Beginning on March 1, 1995, each discharger shall calculate and keep records of the reference daily rate of production, in tonnes, for each material listed opposite the discharger’s plant in Column 2 of Schedule 11.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 37 (8); O. Reg. 522/95, s. 5 (2); O. Reg. 313/17, s. 17.

(9) Beginning on March 1, 1995, each discharger shall calculate and keep records of monthly average daily production, in tonnes, of each material listed opposite the discharger’s plant in Column 2 of Schedule 11, for each month.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 37 (9); O. Reg. 522/95, s. 5 (3); O. Reg. 313/17, s. 17.

(10) For the purposes of subsection (9), the monthly average daily production of a material for a month at the discharger’s plant is the amount of the material, calculated in tonnes, that is produced at the discharger’s plant during the month, divided by the number of days in the month.

(11) For the purposes of subsection (8), the reference daily rate of production for a material at the discharger’s plant is the arithmetic mean of the amounts calculated under subsection (9) for the material for the first 12 months for which the discharger is required to keep a record for the material under subsection (9).

(12) Subject to subsection (13), each discharger shall make each record required by this section as soon as reasonably possible and shall keep each such record for a period of three years.

(13) Each discharger shall keep each record required by subsections (8) and (9) for a period of 10 years.

(14) Each discharger shall ensure that all records kept under this section are available to Ministry staff at the discharger’s plant, on request during the plant’s normal office hours.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 37 (10-14).

Reports Available to the Public

38. (1) On or before June 1 in each year, each discharger shall prepare a report relating to the previous calendar year and including,

(a) a summary of plant loadings calculated under sections 12 to 15;

(b) a summary of batch stream loadings calculated under section 13;

(c) a summary of the results of monitoring performed under sections 19 to 23, 25 to 27 and 31 to 33.1;

(d) a summary of calculations performed under subsections 35 (1), (4) and (7);

(e) a summary of the loadings or other results that exceeded a limit under section 16 or 17; and

(f) a summary of the incidents in which effluent that would ordinarily flow past a sampling point established under this Regulation is discharged from the discharger’s plant without flowing past that sampling point.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 38 (1); O. Reg. 522/95, s. 6.

(2) Each discharger shall ensure that each report prepared under subsection (1) is available to any person at the discharger’s plant, on request, during the plant’s normal office hours.

(3) Each discharger shall provide the Director, upon request, with a copy of any report that the discharger has prepared under subsection (1).

(4) Each discharger shall ensure that each report prepared under section 30 is availabe to any person at the discharger’s plant, on request, during the plant’s normal office hours.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 38 (2-4).

Reports to the Director — General

39. (1) Each discharger shall notify the Director in writing of any change of name or ownership of the discharger’s plant occurring after February 14, 1995, within 30 days after the end of the month in which the change occurs.

(2) Each discharger shall notify the Director in writing of any process change or redirection of or change in the character of an effluent stream that affects the quality of effluent at any sampling point established under this Regulation at the discharger’s plant, within 30 days of the change or redirection.

(3) A discharger need not comply with subsection (2) where the effect of the change or redirection on effluent quality is of less than one week’s duration.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 39 (1-3).

(4) Each discharger shall notify the Director in writing if the discharger’s plant has, for 90 consecutive days, produced a material listed opposite the discharger’s plant in Column 2 of Schedule 11 at less than 75 per cent of the reference daily rate of production calculated under subsection 37 (8) for the material, within 30 days of the end of the 90-day period.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 39 (4); O. Reg. 522/95, s. 7; O. Reg. 313/17, s. 18.

Reports to the Director — Compliance with Section 6 and Part IV

40. (1) Each discharger shall report to the Director any incident in which effluent that would ordinarily flow past a point established under this Regulation is discharged from the discharger’s plant without flowing past that sampling point.

(2) Each discharger shall report to the Director any loading or other result that exceeds a limit prescribed by section 16 or 17.

(3) A report required under subsection (1) or (2) shall be given orally, as soon as reasonably possible, and in writing, as soon as reasonably possible.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 40.

Quarterly Reports to the Director

41. (1) No later than 45 days after the end of each quarter, each discharger shall submit a report to the Director containing information relating to the discharger’s plant throughout the quarter as required by subsections (3) to (8).

(2) A report under this section shall be submitted both in an electronic format acceptable to the Director and in hard copy generated from the electronic format and signed by the discharger.

(3) A report under this section shall include all information included in a report given under section 40 during the quarter.

(4) Each discharger shall report, for each month in the quarter,

(a) the monthly average plant loadings and the highest and lowest daily plant loadings calculated under section 12 for each limited parameter;

(b) the highest and lowest batch stream loadings calculated under section 13 for each limited parameter;

(c) the monthly average plant loadings and the highest and lowest daily plant loadings calculated under section 14 for each merged parameter;

(d) the monthly average plant loadings and the highest and lowest daily plant loadings calculated under section 15 for each assessment parameter.

(5) Each discharger shall report, for each month in the quarter,

(a) the monthly average process effluent plant volume and the highest and lowest daily process effluent plant volumes calculated under section 35;

(b) the highest and lowest process effluent batch volumes calculated under subsection 34 (5);

(c) the monthly average merged effluent plant volume and the highest and lowest daily merged effluent plant volumes calculated under section 35; and

(d) the monthly average cooling water effluent plant volume and the highest and lowest daily cooling water effluent plant volumes calculated under section 35.

(6) Each discharger shall, for each sampling point established under this Regulation at the discharger’s plant, report the number of days in each month in the quarter on which effluent flowed past the sampling point.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 41 (1-6).

(6.1) Each discharger shall, for each process effluent batch sampling point established under this Regulation at the discharger’s plant, report the number of times in each month in the quarter on which effluent flowed past the sampling point.  O. Reg. 522/95, s. 8 (1).

(7) Each discharger shall report, for each month in the quarter, the highest and lowest pH results obtained under section 25 for each process effluent monitoring stream and each process effluent batch monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 41 (7).

(8) Each discharger shall report, for each month in the quarter, the highest and lowest pH results and the highest and lowest specific conductance results obtained under,

(a) section 33 for each merged effluent monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant; and

(b) section 33.1 for each cooling water effluent monitoring stream at the discharger’s plant.

(9) Each discharger shall report, for each quarter, the results obtained under subsection 21 (1) in respect of each specific parameter for each process effluent sampling point at the discharger’s plant.  O. Reg. 522/95, s. 8 (2).

Reports to the Director — Chronic Toxicity Testing

42. (1) Each discharger shall report to the Director the results of all monitoring performed under section 31, together with the date on which each sample was picked up, no later than 60 days after the end of each semi-annual period in which the monitoring was performed.

(2) A report under subsection (1) shall include a plot of percentage reduction in growth or reproduction against the logarithm of test concentration and shall include a calculation of the concentration at which a 25 per cent reduction in growth or reproduction would occur.  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 42.

43. Omitted (revokes other Regulations).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 43.

44. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation).  O. Reg. 63/95, s. 44.

Schedule 1
LIST OF REGULATED PLANTS

Plant name

Location

Owner as of January 1, 1998

Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Limited (formerly: Amoco Canada Resources Ltd.)

Sarnia

Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Ltd.

BASF Canada Inc.

Arnprior

BASF Canada Inc.

Bayer Inc. (Formerly: Bayer Rubber Inc.)

Sarnia

Bayer Inc.

Celanese Canada Inc.

Millhaven

Celanese Canada Inc.

Chinook Group Limited

Sombra

Chinook Group Limited

Cornwall Chemicals Limited

Cornwall

Cornwall Chemicals Ltd.

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. — LaSalle Road

Sarnia

Dow Chemical Canada Inc.

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. — Scott Road

Sarnia

Dow Chemical Canada Inc.

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. — Vidal Street

Sarnia

Dow Chemical Canada Inc.

Dupont Canada Inc.

Kingston

Dupont Canada Inc.

Dupont Canada Inc.

Maitland

Dupont Canada Inc.

Dupont Canada Inc.

Whitby

Dupont Canada Inc.

Ethyl Canada Inc.

Sarnia

Ethyl Canada Inc.

GE Plastics Canada

Cobourg

General Electric Canada Inc.

Geon Canada Inc.

Niagara Falls

Geon Canada Inc.

Goodyear Canada Inc.

Bowmanville

Goodyear Canada Inc.

Imperial Oil Chemicals Division

Sarnia

Imperial Oil Limited

Morbern Inc.

Cornwall

Morbern Inc.

Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd (formerly: Novacor Chemicals Ltd.)

Corunna

Novacor Chemicals Canada Ltd.

Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd (formerly: Novacor Chemicals Ltd.)

Mooretown

Novacor Chemicals Canada Ltd.

Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd (formerly: Novacor Chemicals Ltd., Petrochemicals Division)

Sarnia

Novacor Chemicals Canada Ltd.

OxyChem Durez Canada

Fort Erie

OxyChem Durez Holding Company Ltd.

RohMax Canada — Morrisburg plant (formerly:Rohm and Haas Canada Inc.)

Morrisburg

RohMax Canada

RohMax Canada — West Hill plant (formerly: Rohm and Haas Canada Inc.

West Hill

RohMax Canada

Stepan Canada Inc.

Longford Mills

Stepan Canada Inc.

Uniroyal Chemical Ltd.

Elmira

Uniroyal Chemical Ltd.

O. Reg. 50/98, s. 2.

SCHEDULE 2
PROCESS EFFLUENT: DESIGNATED SAMPLING POINTS, LIMITS

Table 1
Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Limited (Sarnia)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, API Separator Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day 

1.

5a

DOC

Daily

9.0

3.0

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

1.2

0.41

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

17

3.7

4.

9

Aluminum

Quarterly

1.1

Not applicable

5.

9

Copper

Quarterly

0.21

Not applicable

6.

9

Molybdenum

Weekly

0.38

0.16

7.

9

Zinc

Quarterly

0.17

Not applicable

8.

10

Arsenic

Quarterly

0.011

Not applicable

9.

12

Mercury

Quarterly

0.0010

Not applicable

10.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.0067

0.0023

11.

15

Sulphide

Weekly

0.12

0.044

12.

16

1,2-Dichlorobenzene

Weekly

0.16

0.056

13.

17

Benzene

Weekly

0.013

0.0051

14.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

6.0

4.7

 

Table 2
Bayer Inc. (Sarnia)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Points:

0900, Butyl II Effluent to 66 inch Sewer to River

1300, Butyl holdup Pond to River

1700, Neutralization Sump to River

1800, Biox Plant Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

264

92

2.

4b

Nitrate + Nitrite

Weekly

390

142

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

230

67

4.

5a

DOC

Daily

1145

447

5.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

69

26

6.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

1639

540

7.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

170

57

8.

9

Cobalt

Weekly

0.40

0.28

9.

9

Zinc

Weekly

15

4.9

10.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.66

0.27

11.

16

Bromoform

Weekly

1.2

0.37

12.

16

Bromomethane

Daily

1.4

0.32

13.

16

Chloroform

Weekly

1.2

0.39

14.

16

Chloromethane

Daily

2.1

0.60

15.

16

Methylene chloride

Quarterly

0.21

Not applicable

16.

17

Benzene

Weekly

0.39

0.14

17.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

251

126

 

Table 3
Celanese Canada Inc. (Millhaven)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:
0400, Treatment Plant Effluent to Centre Outfall

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

55

20

2.

4b

Nitrate + Nitrite

Weekly

110

41

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

54

16

4.

5a

DOC

Daily

57

31

5.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

23

8.5

6.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

130

39

7.

10

Antimony

Weekly

1.5

0.53

8.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.032

0.0080

9.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

42

14

 

Table 4
Chinook Group Limited (Sombra)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, Sump Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

1.5

0.48

2.

4b

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

3.1

1.1

3.

5a

DOC

Daily

8.2

3.2

4.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

0.52

0.20

5.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

7.5

2.4

6.

9

Chromium

Weekly

0.021

0.0079

7.

9

Zinc

Weekly

0.066

0.023

8.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

0.90

0.34

9.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

11.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 5
Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Scott Road

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 2100, Scott Road Treated Runoff to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

Weekly

1.7

0.62

2.

5a

DOC

Daily

27

6.1

3.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

0.14

0.053

4.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

2.6

1.3

5.

9

Aluminum

Quarterly

0.022

Not applicable

6.

9

Boron

Quarterly

1.7

Not applicable

7.

12

Mercury

Quarterly

0.000042

Not applicable

8.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.0062

0.0023

9.

15

Sulphide

Quarterly

0.010

Not applicable

10.

16

1,1,2-Trichloroethane

Weekly

0.021

0.0065

11.

16

1,1-Dichloroethane

Weekly

0.047

0.015

12.

23

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

Weekly

0.0030

0.0011

13.

23

2,4,5-Trichlorotoluene

Weekly

0.00043

0.00020

14.

23

Hexachlorobenzene

Quarterly

0.00010

Not applicable

15.

23

Hexachlorobutadiene

Weekly

0.00028

0.00020

16.

23

Hexachloroethane

Weekly

0.00028

0.00020

17.

23

Octachlorostyrene

Weekly

0.00021

0.00020

18.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

1.8

1.4

19.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

20.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

21.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 6
Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Vidal Street 

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Points:

1900, Biox Plant Effluent flowing into 4th Street Outfall to St. Clair River

2000, Boiler Feedwater Effluent flowing into 4th Street Outfall to St. Clair River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

140

43

2.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

78

22

3.

5a

DOC

Daily

190

73

4.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

21

7.0

5.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

640

230

6.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

25

8.9

7.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.94

0.30

8.

16

1,2-Dichloroethane

Weekly

0.51

0.18

9.

16

1,2-Dichloropropane

Weekly

1.9

0.62

10.

16

Methylene chloride

Quarterly

0.089

Not applicable

11.

16

Tetrachloroethylene

Weekly

0.11

0.041

12.

16

Trichloroethylene

Quarterly

0.055

Not applicable

13.

16

Vinyl chloride

Quarterly

0.58

Not applicable

14.

17

Ethylbenzene

Quarterly

0.055

Not applicable

15.

19

Bis (2-chloroisopropyl)ether

Quarterly

0.076

Not applicable

16.

23

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

Weekly

0.017

0.0056

17.

23

1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene

Weekly

0.0020

0.00075

18.

23

2,4,5-Trichlorotoluene

Weekly

0.0037

0.0016

19.

23

Hexachlorobenzene

Quarterly

0.0030

Not applicable

20.

23

Hexachloroethane

Weekly

0.00052

0.00033

21.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

180

76

22.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

23.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

24.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 7
Dupont Canada Inc. (Kingston)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0600, Flake Effluent to Catch Tank

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

5a

DOC

Daily

11

7.6

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

1.3

0.42

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

43

13

4.

12

Mercury

Quarterly

0.00036

Not applicable

5.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.0072

0.0035

6.

19

Biphenyl

Quarterly

0.014

Not applicable

7.

19

Diphenyl ether

Weekly

0.071

0.029

8.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

7.5

2.9

 

Table 8
Dupont Canada Inc. (Maitland)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Points:

0300, Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent to Main Effluent Stream

0400, CFH Effluent to Cribbed Ditch

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

2

Cyanide Total

Weekly

5.5

2.1

2.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

140

48

3.

4b

Nitrate + Nitrite

Weekly

110

40

4.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

320

93

5.

5a

DOC

Daily

710

360

6.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

21

8.0

7.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

650

210

8.

9

Chromium

Weekly

1.1

0.46

9.

9

Cobalt

Weekly

0.71

0.23

10.

9

Copper

Weekly

0.28

0.098

11.

9

Vanadium

Weekly

0.58

0.29

12.

10

Arsenic

Weekly

0.89

0.19

13.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.29

0.14

14.

16

Tetrachloroethylene

Daily

1.0

0.61

15.

23

Hexachlorobenzene

Quarterly

0.0053

Not applicable

16.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

120

46

17.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

18.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

19.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 9
Ethyl Canada Inc. (Sarnia)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0200, Speciality Chemicals Effluent

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4b

Nitrate + Nitrite

Weekly

0.30

0.15

2.

5a

DOC

Daily

0.30

0.087

3.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

0.0050

Not applicable

4.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

0.46

0.10

5.

9

Aluminum

Daily

0.35

0.17

6.

9

Chromium

Quarterly

0.0043

Not applicable

7.

9

Lead

Daily

0.018

0.0035

8.

12

Mercury

Quarterly

0.000017

Not applicable

9.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.00023

0.000078

10.

16

1,2-Dichloroethane

Weekly

0.0071

0.0028

11.

16

Ethylene dibromide

Quarterly

0.0021

Not applicable

12.

17

Toluene

Weekly

0.00047

0.00010

13.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

0.17

0.13

 

Table 10
GE Plastics Canada (Cobourg)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, Final Filter Effluent to Lake

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

2

Cyanide Total

Quarterly

0.024

Not applicable

2.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

1.2

0.60

3.

4b

Nitrate + Nitrite

Weekly

5.5

2.2

4.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

4.0

1.2

5.

5a

DOC

Daily

14

6.9

6.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

0.48

0.24

7.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

24

12

8.

9

Aluminum

Quarterly

0.74

Not applicable

9.

10

Antimony

Quarterly

0.21

Not applicable

10.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.055

0.022

11.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

28.2

9.9

 

Table 11
Geon Canada Inc. (Niagara Falls)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, Final Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

2

Cyanide Total

Quarterly

0.55

Not applicable

2.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

21

12

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

38

24

4.

5a

DOC

Daily

194

126

5.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

4

2.9

6.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

91

50

7.

9

Aluminum

Quarterly

9.5

Not applicable

8.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.32

0.10

9.

16

Vinyl chloride

Weekly

0.24

0.091

10.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

28

16

11.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

12.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

13.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 12
Imperial Oil Chemicals Division (Sarnia)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0200, Carbon Contactor

0300. Final Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

117

40

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

187

60.7

3.

16

Vinyl chloride

Daily

11

2.4

4.

17

Benzene

Weekly

0.28

0.09

5.

23

Hexachlorobutadiene

Quarterly

0.004

Not applicable

6.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

17.7

8

 

Table 13
Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd (Corunna)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0200, Final Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

440

220

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

22

Not applicable

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

1300

570

4.

9

Aluminum

Quarterly

45

Not applicable

5.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.75

0.34

6.

17

Toluene

Quarterly

1.3

Not applicable

7.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

460

170

 

Table 14
Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd (Mooretown)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, Final Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

19

11

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

1.9

1.1

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

98

34

4.

9

Aluminum

Quarterly

2.6

Not applicable

5.

9

Zinc

Quarterly

0.28

Not applicable

6.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.015

0.0070

7.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

6.6

3.3

 

Table 15
RohMax Canada (Morrisburg)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, Final Outfall to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

5a

DOC

Daily

16

5.0

2.

6

Total Phosphorus

Quarterly

0.65

Not applicable

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

14

6.5

4.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.0056

0.0026

5.

17

Toluene

Weekly

0.035

0.013

6.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

4.8

2.1

 

Table 16
Stepan Canada Inc. (Longford Mills)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point: 0200, Clarifier Effluent

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

 

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Daily Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

Column 4

Monthly Average Plant Loading Limit in kilograms per day

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

1.2

0.42

2.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

1.5

0.46

3.

5a

DOC

Daily

6.2

2.8

4.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

0.16

0.061

5.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

6.3

2.1

6.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

0.68

0.24

7.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.0073

0.0028

8.

16

Carbon tetrachloride

Quarterly

0.0020

Not applicable

9.

16

Chloroform

Quarterly

0.0054

Not applicable

10.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

2.2

0.94

11.

27

PCBT

Quarterly

0.040

Not applicable

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.

SCHEDULE 3 
ANALYTICAL REQUIREMENTS AT PLANTS WITH MORE THAN ONE PROCESS EFFLUENT SAMPLING POINT

Table 1
Bayer Inc. (Sarnia)

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 900 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

Column 3

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 1300 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

Column 4

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 1700 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

Column 5

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 1800 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

No

No

No

Yes

2.

4b

Nitrate + Nitrite

No

No

No

Yes

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

No

No

Yes

Yes

4.

5a

DOC

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

5.

6

Total phosphorus

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

6.

8

Total suspended solids

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

7.

9

Aluminum

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

8.

9

Cobalt

No

No

No

Yes

9.

9

Zinc

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

10.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

11.

16

Bromoform

No

No

No

Yes

12.

16

Bromomethane

Yes

No

No

Yes

13.

16

Chloroform

Yes

No

No

Yes

14.

16

Chloromethane

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

15.

16

Methylene chloride

Yes

No

No

Yes

16.

17

Benzene

Yes

No

No

Yes

17.

25

Oil and Grease

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Table 2 
Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Vidal Street

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 1900 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

Column 3

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 2000 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Yes

No

2.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Yes

No

3.

5a

DOC

Yes

Yes

4.

6

Total phosphorus

Yes

Yes

5.

8

Total suspended solids

Yes

Yes

6.

9

Aluminum

Yes

Yes

7.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Yes

Yes

8.

16

1,2-Dichloroethane

Yes

No

9.

16

1,2-Dichloropropane

Yes

No

10.

16

Methylene chloride

Yes

No

11.

16

Tetrachloroethylene

Yes

No

12.

16

Trichloroethylene

Yes

No

13.

16

Vinyl chloride

Yes

No

14.

17

Ethylbenzene

Yes

No

15.

19

Bis (2-chloroisopropyl)ether

Yes

No

16.

23

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

Yes

No

17.

23

1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene

Yes

No

18.

23

2,4,5-Trichlorotoluene

Yes

No

19.

23

Hexachlorobenzene

Yes

No

20.

23

Hexachloroethane

Yes

No

21.

25

Oil and Grease

Yes

Yes

22.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Yes

Yes

23.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Yes

Yes

24.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Yes

Yes

 

Table 3
Dupont Canada Inc. (Maitland)

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 0300 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

Column 3

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 0400 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

1.

2

Cyanide Total

Yes

No

2.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Yes

No

3.

4b

Nitrate + Nitrite

Yes

No

4.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Yes

No

5.

5a

DOC

Yes

Yes

6.

6

Total phosphorus

Yes

Yes

7.

8

Total suspended solids

Yes

Yes

8.

9

Chromium

Yes

No

9.

9

Cobalt

Yes

No

10.

9

Copper

Yes

No

11.

9

Vanadium

Yes

No

12.

10

Arsenic

No

Yes

13.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Yes

Yes

14.

16

Tetrachloroethylene

No

Yes

15.

23

Hexachlorobenzene

No

Yes

16.

25

Oil and grease

Yes

Yes

17.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

Yes

No

18.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Yes

No

19.

24

Total toxic equivalent of 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

Yes

No

 

Table 4
Imperial Oil Chemicals Division (Sarnia)

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 200 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

Column 3

Whether the sample collected at sampling point 300 needs to be analyzed for the parameter in Column 1

1.

5a

DOC

Yes

No

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Yes

No

3.

16

Vinyl chloride

No

Yes

4.

17

Benzene

Yes

No

5.

23

Hexachlorobutadiene

Yes

No

6.

25

Oil and Grease

Yes

No

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.

SCHEDULE 4 
PROCESS EFFLUENT BATCH: DESIGNATED SAMPLING POINTS, LIMITS, MONITORING FREQUENCY

Table 1
Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — La Salle Road

Designated Process Effluent Batch Sampling Points: 2300, La Salle Road Site - East Pond to Talfourd Creek

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Batch Loading Limit in kilograms per batch

1.

5a

DOC

Once for each batch

130

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Once for each batch

3.8

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Once for each batch

160

4.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Once for each batch

0.090

5.

25

Oil and grease

Once for each batch

12

 

Table 2 
Ethyl Canada Inc. (Sarnia)

Designated Process Effluent Batch Sampling Point: 0300, TEL Unit Effluent

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Batch Loading Limit in kilograms per batch

1.

5a

DOC

Once for each batch

7.3

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Once for each batch

0.28

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Once for each batch

11

4.

9

Aluminum

Once for each batch

7.4

5.

9

Boron

Once for each batch

4.68

6.

9

Lead

Once for each batch

1.60

7.

9

Zinc

Once for each batch

0.18

8.

12

Mercury

Once for each batch

0.0013

9.

13

Total Alkyl Lead

Once for each batch

1.1

10.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Once for each batch

0.015

11.

15

Sulphide

Once for each batch

0.15

12.

16

1,2-Dichloroethane

Once for each batch

0.21

13.

16

Ethylene dibromide

Once for each batch

0.11

14.

16

Methylene chloride

Once for each batch

0.030

15.

17

Toluene

Once for each batch

0.0046

16.

19

1-Methylnaphthalene

Once for each batch

0.027

17.

19

2-Methylnaphthalene

Once for each batch

0.026

18.

19

Acenaphthene

Once for each batch

0.0090

19.

19

Biphenyl

Once for each batch

0.0085

20.

19

Fluorene

Once for each batch

0.0081

21.

19

Indole

Once for each batch

0.67

22.

19

Naphthalene

Once for each batch

0.013

23.

19

Phenanthrene

Once for each batch

0.0064

24.

25

Oil and grease

Once for each batch

8.2

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.

SCHEDULE 5
MERGED EFFLUENT: DESIGNATED SAMPLING POINTS, MONITORING FREQUENCY

Table 1
Bayer Inc. (Sarnia)

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point: 0400, 66 inch Sewer to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

 

Table 2
Celanese Canada Inc. (Millhaven)

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, Centre Outfall to Lake

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

 

Table 3
Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Vidal Street

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point: 0900, 4th Street Outfall to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

3.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

 

Table 4
Dupont Canada Inc. (Kingston) 

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point: 1100, Catch Tank Effluent to Lake

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

3.

19

Diphenyl ether

Weekly

 

Table 5
Dupont Canada Inc. (Maitland)

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point: 1100, Site Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

3.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

4.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

 

Table 6
Ethyl Canada Inc. (Sarnia)

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, Final Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

3.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

4.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

 

Table 7
Imperial Oil Chemicals Division (Sarnia)

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point: 0300, Final Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

3.

14

Phenolics

Weekly

4.

17

Benzene

Weekly

5.

17

Toluene

Weekly

6.

23

Hexachlorobutadiene

Weekly

7.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.

SCHEDULE 6 
COOLING WATER EFFLUENT: DESIGNATED SAMPLING POINTS, MONITORING FREQUENCY

Table 1
BASF Canada Inc. (Arnprior)

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, Storm Discharge to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

4.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

 

Table 2 
Bayer Inc. (Sarnia)

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Points:

0200, 72 inch Sewer to River

0500, 54 inch Sewer to River

1400, Turbine Cooling Water to River

2100, NBR Cooling Water to Cole Drain

2200, BE-2 Cooling Water to Cole Drain

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

 

Table 3 
Celanese Canada Inc. (Millhaven)

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Point: 0200, West Outfall to Lake

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

 

Table 4 
Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Vidal Street

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Points:

0600, 2nd Street Outfall to River

0700, 3rd Street Outfall to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

3.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

 

Table 5 
Dupont Canada Inc. (Kingston)

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Point: 0700, Service Sewer to Lake

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

3.

19

Diphenyl ether

Weekly

 

Table 6 
Dupont Canada Inc. (Whitby) 

Designated Effluent Sampling Point: 1000, Cooling Water Ditch at Pellet Pond

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

 

Table 7 
GE Plastics Canada (Cobourg) 

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Point: 0400, Cooling Water to Lake

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

3.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

4.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

 

Table 8 
Goodyear Canada Inc. (Bowmanville) 

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Points: 0200 Final Outfall

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

 

Table 9 
Morbern Inc. (Cornwall)

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, East Cooling Water to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

4.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

5.

9

Zinc

Weekly

6.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

7.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

 

Table 10 
Stepan Canada Inc. (Longford Mills) 

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Point: 0100, Cooling Water to Lake

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

 

Table 11 
Uniroyal Chemical Ltd. (Elmira) 

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Points:

0200, Outfall #2 to Canagagigue Creek

0800, Shirt Factory Creek from Site

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

3.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

4.

25

Oil and Grease

Weekly

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.

SCHEDULE 7
ACUTE LETHALITY: SAMPLING POINTS

 

Column 1

Plant Name

Column 2

Sampling Point — Number and Description

Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Limited (Sarnia)

0100 , API Separator Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

BASF Canada Inc. (Arnprior)

0100 , Storm Discharge to River (Cooling Water)

Bayer Inc. (Sarnia)

0200 , 72 inch Sewer to River (Cooling Water)

0400 , 66 inch Sewer to River (Merged Effluent)

0500 , 54 inch Sewer to River (Cooling Water)

1300 , Butyl Holdup Pond to River (Process Effluent)

1400 , Turbine Cooling Water to River (Cooling Water)

1700 , Neutralization Sump to River (Process Effluent)

1800 , Biox Plant Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

2100 , NBR Cooling Water to Cole Drain (Cooling Water)

2200 , BE-2 Cooling Water to Cole Drain (Cooling Water)

Celanese Canada Inc. (Millhaven)

0100 , Centre Outfall to Lake (Merged Effluent)

0200 , West Outfall to Lake (Cooling Water)

Chinook Group Limited (Sombra)

0100 , Sump Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Vidal Street

0600 , 2nd Street Outfall to River (Cooling Water)

0700 , 3rd Street Outfall to River (Cooling Water)

0900 , 4th Street Outfall to River (Merged Effluent)

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Scott Road

2100 , Scott Road Treated Runoff to River (Process Effluent)

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — La Salle Road

2300 , La Salle Road Site - East Pond to Talfourd Creek (Process Effluent Batch)

Dupont Canada Inc. (Kingston)

0700 , Service Sewer to Lake (Cooling Water)

1100 , Catch Tank Effluent to Lake (Merged Effluent)

Dupont Canada Inc. (Maitland)

1100 , Site Effluent to River (Merged Effluent)

Dupont Canada Inc. (Whitby)

1000 , Cooling Water Ditch at Pellet Pond (Cooling Water)

Ethyl Canada Inc. (Sarnia)

0100 , Final Effluent to River (Merged Effluent)

GE Plastics Canada (Cobourg)

0100 , Clarifier Effluent to Lake (Process Effluent)

0400 , Cooling Water to Lake (Cooling Water)

Geon Canada Inc. (Niagara Falls)

0100 , Final Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

Goodyear Canada Inc. (Bowmanville)

0200 , Final Outfall (Cooling Water)

Imperial Oil Chemicals Division (Sarnia)

0300 , Final Effluent to River (Merged Effluent)

Morbern Inc. (Cornwall)

0100 , East Cooling Water to River (Cooling Water)

Novacor Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Corunna)

0200 , Final Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

Novacor Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Mooretown)

0100 , Final Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

RohMax Canada (Morrisburg)

0100 , Final Outfall to River (Process Effluent)

Stepan Canada Inc. (Longford Mills)

0100 , Cooling Water to Lake (Cooling Water)

0200 , Clarifier Effluent (Process Effluent)

Uniroyal Chemical Ltd. (Elmira)

0200 , Outfall #2 to Canagagigue Creek (Cooling Water)

0800 , Shirt Factory Creek from Site (Cooling Water)

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.

SCHEDULE 8
ACUTE LETHALITY TESTING: SAMPLING POINTS

 

Column 1

Plant Name

Column 2

Sampling Point — Number and Description

Bayer Inc. (Sarnia)

0900 , Butyl II Effluent to 66 inch Sewer

Celanese Canada Inc. (Millhaven)

0400 , Treatment Plant Effluent to Centre Outfall

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Vidal Street

1900 , Biox Plant Effluent to 4th Street Outfall

Dupont Canada Inc. (Kingston)

0600 , Flake Effluent to Catch Tank

Dupont Canada Inc. (Maitland)

0300 , Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent to Main Effluent Stream

0400 , CFH Effluent to Cribbed Ditch

Ethyl Canada Inc. (Sarnia)

0200 , Specialty Chemicals Effluent

0300 , TEL Unit Effluent

Imperial Oil Chemicals Division (Sarnia)

0200 , Carbon Contactor

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.

SCHEDULE 9
CHRONIC TOXICITY TESTING: SAMPLING POINTS

 

Column 1

Plant Name

Column 2

Sampling Point — Number and Description

Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Limited (Sarnia)

0100 , API Separator Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

Bayer Inc. (Sarnia)

0400 , 66 inch Sewer to River (Merged Effluent)

1300 , Butyl Holdup Pond to River (Process Effluent)

1700 , Neutralization Sump to River (Process Effluent)

1800 , Biox Plant Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

Celanese Canada Inc. (Millhaven)

0100 , Centre Outfall to Lake (Merged Effluent)

Chinook Group Limited (Sombra)

0100 , Sump Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Vidal Street

0900 , 4th Street Outfall to River (Merged Effluent)

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Scott Road

2100 , Scott Road Treated Runoff to River (Process Effluent)

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — La Salle Road

2300 , La Salle Road Site - East Pond to Talfourd Creek (Process Effluent Batch)

Dupont Canada Inc. (Kingston)

1100 , Catch Tank Effluent to Lake (Merged Effluent)

Dupont Canada Inc. (Maitland)

1100 , Site Effluent to River (Merged Effluent)

Ethyl Canada Inc. (Sarnia)

0100 , Final Effluent to River (Merged Effluent)

GE Plastics Canada (Cobourg)

0100 , Clarifier Effluent to Lake (Process Effluent)

Geon Canada Inc. (Niagara Falls)

0100 , Final Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

Imperial Oil Chemicals Division (Sarnia)

0300 , Final Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Corunna)

0200 , Final Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Mooretown)

0100 , Final Effluent to River (Process Effluent)

RohMax Canada (Morrisburg)

0100 , Final Outfall to River (Process Effluent)

Stepan Canada Inc. (Longford Mills)

0200 , Clarifier Effluent (Process Effluent)

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.

SCHEDULE 10 
STORM WATER CONTROL STUDY PARAMETERS

Table 1
Cornwall Chemicals Ltd, (Cornwall)

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

1.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon

2.

6

Total phosphorus

3.

8

Total suspended solids

4.

9

Aluminum

5.

9

Nickel

6.

9

Zinc

7.

12

Mercury

8.

15

Sulphide

9.

16

Carbontetrachloride

10.

23

Hexachloroethane

11.

25

Oil and Grease

12.

24

2,3,7,8-tertachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin

13.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

14.

24

TEQ - total toxic equivalent of 2,3,7,8 substituted dioxin and furan congeners

 

Table 2 
Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Sarnia) 

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

1.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon

2.

8

Total suspended solids

3.

9

Aluminum

4.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

5.

17

Benzene

6.

17

Ethylbenzene

7.

17

Toluene

8.

25

Oil and Grease

 

Table 3 
OxyChem Durez (Fort Erie) 

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

1.

3

pH

2.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

3.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon

4.

6

Total phosphorus

5.

8

Total suspended solids

6.

9

Aluminum

7.

9

Chromium

8.

9

Zinc

9.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

10.

25

Oil and Grease

 

Table 4 
RohMax Canada (West Hill)

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

1.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

2.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon

3.

8

Total suspended solids

4.

9

Aluminum

5.

9

Boron

6.

9

Molybdenum

7.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

8.

25

Oil and Grease

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.

SCHEDULE 11
REFERENCE MATERIALS

 

Column 1

Plant Name

Column 2

Materials

Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Limited

Propane

Isobutane

n-Butane

Hydrocarbon Condensate

Bayer Inc.

Butadiene Rubbers

Specialty Rubbers

Celanese Canada Inc.

Polyester Staple Fibre

Chinook Group Limited

Alkyl Amines

Dimethyl Formamide

Choline Chloride

Cornwall Chemicals Limited

Carbon Disulphide

Carbon Tetrachloride

Dow Chemical Canada Inc. (Sarnia) — Vidal Street

Ethylbenzene

Styrene

Polystyrene

Polyethylene

Acrylic Latex

Epoxy Resins

Propylene Oxide Derivatives

Dupont Canada Inc. (Kingston)

Nylon 66 Yarn

Nylon 66 Resin

Dupont Canada Inc. (Maitland)

Adipic Acid

Hexamethylene Diamine

Dichlorotrifluoroethane (HCFC-123)

Ethyl Canada Inc.

Tetraethyl Lead

Aluminum Alkyls

Diesel Ignition Improvers

GE Plastics Canada

Various resin plastics in pellet form including Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS), Polycarbonate, ABS/Polycarbonate, Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT), Polybutylene Terephythalate (PBT)/Polycarbonate, Polyphenylene Oxide, (PPO)Polystyrene and Polyetherimide

Geon Canada Inc.

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Resins

Imperial Oil Chemicals Division

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Resins

Polyethylene Resins

Aromatics Feed

Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Corunna)

Polyethylene

Nova Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Mooretown)

Polyethylene

RohMax Canada — Morrisburg

Petroleum Additives

Stepan Canada Inc.

Surfactants

O. Reg. 313/17, s. 19.