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O. Reg. 311/17: EFFLUENT MONITORING AND EFFLUENT LIMITS - INORGANIC CHEMICAL SECTOR

filed July 28, 2017 under Environmental Protection Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.19

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ontario regulation 311/17

made under the

Environmental Protection Act

Made: July 26, 2017
Filed: July 28, 2017
Published on e-Laws: July 31, 2017
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: August 12, 2017

Amending O. Reg. 64/95

(EFFLUENT MONITORING AND EFFLUENT LIMITS - INORGANIC CHEMICAL SECTOR)

1. (1) Clause (a) of the definition of “limited parameter” in subsection 1 (1) of Ontario Regulation 64/95 is amended by striking out “Schedule 4 for the plant” and substituting “the Table for the plant in Schedule 4”.

(2) Clause (b) of the definition of “limited parameter” in subsection 1 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding “the Table for the plant in” before “Schedule 2”.

2. (1) Subsection 8 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 2”.

(2) Subsection 8 (2) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 4 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 4”.

(3) Subsection 8 (3) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 5 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 5”.

(4) Subsection 8 (4) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 6 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 6”.

3. (1) Subsection 16 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding “the Table for the discharger’s plant in” before “Schedule 2”.

(2) Subsection 16 (2) of the Regulation is amended by adding “the Table for the discharger’s plant in” before “Schedule 2”.

(3) Subsection 16 (3) of the Regulation is amended by adding “the Table for the discharger’s plant in” before “Schedule 4”.

4. (1) Subsection 19 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant” and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 2”.

(2) Subsection 19 (2)  is amended by striking out “Schedule 3” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 3”.

(3) Clause 19 (3) (b) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 2”.

(4) Clause 19 (6) (a) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant” and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 2”.

(5) Clause 19 (6) (b) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant” and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 2”.

5. (1) Subsection 20 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant” and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 2”.

(2) Subsection 20 (2) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 3” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 3”.

6. (1) Subsection 21 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant”  and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 2”.

(2) Subsection 21 (2) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 3” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 3”.

7. Subsection 22 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 4 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 4”.

8. Subsection 23 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 5 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 5”.

9. Subsection 24 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 2 for the discharger’s plant” and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 2”.

10. Subsection 32 (1) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 6 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 6”.

11. Subsection 36 (1.2) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 10 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 10”.

12. Subsection 37 (8) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “Schedule 10 for the discharger’s plant” at the end and substituting “the Table for the discharger’s plant in Schedule 10”.

13. Schedules 2 to 6 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

SCHEDULE 2
PROCESS EFFLUENT: DESIGNATED SAMPLING POINTS, LIMITS, MONITORING FREQUENCY

Table 1
PLANT: Albright & Wilson Americas Inc. (Port Maitland)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, Final Discharge to Canal

 

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

210

30

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Daily

2.4

0.93

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

170

48

4.

12

Mercury

Quarterly

0.0025

Not applicable

5.

14

Phenolics

Weekly

0.12

0.048

 

Table 2
PLANT: Cabot Canada Ltd. (Sarnia)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, Discharge from Filter Bed to Cole Drain

 

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 plus Nitrite

Quarterly

3.2

Not applicable

2.

5a

DOC

Weekly

29

10

3.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

0.87

Not applicable

4.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

48

15

5.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

3.5

2.2

6.

9

Zinc

Quarterly

1.4

Not applicable

7.

25

Oil and grease

Quarterly

17

Not applicable

8.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

9.

 24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

 24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 3
PLANT: Cytec Canada Inc. (Niagara Falls)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0400, Sludge Pond to Final Discharge

 

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

0.13

0.05

2.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

10

3.4

3.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Weekly

32

10

4.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Weekly

9.7

3.6

5.

5a

DOC

Weekly

75

27

6.

6

Total phosphorus

Daily

5.0

1.9

7.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

150

21

8.

17

Toluene

Weekly

0.12

0.046

9.

25

Oil and grease

Quarterly

8.4

Not applicable

10.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

11.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

12.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 4
PLANT: The Exolon-ESK Company of Canada, Ltd. (Niagara Falls)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, 24 Inch Outfall at Beaver Dam Road

 

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

99

14

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

2.8

1.0

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

160

79

4.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

2.6

1.1

 

Table 5
PLANT: General Chemical Canada Ltd. (Amherstburg)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Points:

0100, North Drain Effluent to Detroit River

0200, Main Drain Effluent to Detroit 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

6.3

Not applicable

2.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Daily

2900

650

3.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Quarterly

750

Not applicable

4.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Weekly

2400

890

5.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2900

1200

6.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

64

Not applicable

7.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

43,000

11,000

8.

9

Molybdenum

Quarterly

10

Not applicable

9.

10

Arsenic

Quarterly

5.2

Not applicable

10.

12

Mercury

Quarterly

0.026

Not applicable

11.

15

Sulphide

Quarterly

6.3

Not applicable

12.

16

Chloroform

Quarterly

0.24

Not applicable

13.

25

Oil and grease

Quarterly

1400

Not applicable

14.

30

Chloride

Weekly

1,360,000

1,100,000

15.

30

Fluoride

Weekly

131

95

16.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

17.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

18.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 6
PLANT: Hydro Agri Maitland (formerly Nutrite Inc.) Maitland

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0400, 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.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Daily

82

26

2.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Daily

80

27

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

83

27

4.

5a

DOC

Weekly

28

15

5.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

5.5

1.1

6.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

128

28

7.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

2.1

0.38

8.

9

Copper

Quarterly

0.14

Not applicable

9.

9

Vanadium

Quarterly

1.21

Not applicable

10.

9

Zinc

Weekly

0.14

0.03

11.

12

Mercury

Quarterly

0.0006

Not applicable

12.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.0087

0.0045

13.

16

Tetrachloroethylene

Quarterly

0.16

Not applicable

14.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

12

5

15.

27

PCBT

Quarterly

0.00036

Not applicable

16.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

17.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

18.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 7
PLANT: ICI Canada Inc. (Cornwall)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0400, Effluent in Manhole #15 to LEL-2

 

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 plus Nitrite

Quarterly

0.90

Not applicable

2.

5a

DOC

Weekly

9.6

4.2

3.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

1.1

Not applicable

4.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

24

4.3

5.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

0.43

0.078

6.

9

Copper

Quarterly

0.016

Not applicable

7.

9

Lead

Quarterly

0.23

Not applicable

8.

9

Nickel

Quarterly

0.010

Not applicable

9.

9

Zinc

Quarterly

0.056

Not applicable

10.

10

Arsenic

Quarterly

0.0050

Not applicable

11.

12

Mercury

Daily

0.0058

0.0012

12.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Quarterly

0.0042

Not applicable

13.

23

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

Weekly

0.00034

0.00013

14.

23

Hexachlorobenzene

Weekly

0.00016

0.000060

15.

23

Hexachlorobutadiene

Weekly

0.00029

0.00010

16.

23

Hexachloroethane

Weekly

0.0011

0.00040

17.

23

Octachlorostyrene

Quarterly

0.000070

Not applicable

18.

23

Pentachlorobenzene

Quarterly

0.000010

Not applicable

19.

25

Oil and grease

Quarterly

6.7

Not applicable

20.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

21.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

22.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 8
PLANT: ICI Canada Inc. - Conpak (Cornwall)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, Effluent from Conpak 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

0.55

0.19

2.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Weekly

1.3

0.29

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Weekly

0.55

0.21

4.

5a

DOC

Weekly

2.7

0.57

5.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

0.29

0.044

6.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

6.7

1.1

7.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

0.27

0.042

8.

9

Cadmium

Weekly

0.00046

0.00011

9.

9

Chromium

Weekly

0.055

0.0087

10.

9

Copper

Weekly

0.013

0.0023

11.

9

Lead

Weekly

0.027

0.0034

12.

9

Nickel

Weekly

0.12

0.0023

13.

9

Zinc

Weekly

0.0019

0.00038

14.

10

Selenium

Quarterly

0.0027

Not applicable

15.

12

Mercury

Weekly

0.00057

0.00011

16.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

0.0012

0.00032

17.

16

Carbon tetrachloride

Weekly

0.0055

0.0021

18.

16

Chloroform

Weekly

0.015

0.00030

19.

23

Hexachlorobenzene

Weekly

0.000076

0.000019

20.

23

Hexachloroethane

Weekly

0.00038

0.00013

21.

25

Oil and grease

Quarterly

1.3

Not applicable

22.

30

Chloride

Weekly

323

82

23.

30

Sulphate

Weekly

228

34

24.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable 

Not applicable

25.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

26.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 9
PLANT: International Minerals & Chemical Corporation (Canada) (Port Maitland)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

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.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Quarterly

41

Not applicable

2.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Quarterly

25

Not applicable

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Quarterly

30

Not applicable

4.

5a

DOC

Quarterly

68

Not applicable

5.

6

Total phosphorus

Daily

7.9

4.5

6.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

250

51

7.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Quarterly

0.16

Not applicable

8.

25

Oil and grease

Quarterly

10

Not applicable

9.

30

Fluoride

Daily

76

57

10.

30

Sulphate

Quarterly

13,000

Not applicable

 

Table 10
PLANT: Liquid Carbonic Inc. (Maitland)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, 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.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Weekly

22

15

2.

5a

DOC

Weekly

190

46

3.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

0.87

Not applicable

4.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

44

22

5.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

35

13

 

Table 11
PLANT: Norton Advanced Ceramics of Canada Inc. (Niagara Falls)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Points:

0300, Sewer C to Welland River

0400, Sewer D to Welland 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

34

16

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

2.4

Not applicable

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

450

100

4.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

15

3.9

5.

25

Oil and grease

Quarterly

24

Not applicable

6.

30

Sulphate

Weekly

1900

770

 

Table 12
PLANT: Praxair Canada Inc. (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

1.1

0.17

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

0.095

0.015

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

0.90

0.14

4.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

0.014

0.0052

5.

9

Copper

Quarterly

0.0038

Not applicable

6.

9

Zinc

Weekly

0.020

0.0066

7.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

0.11

0.047

8.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

9.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 13
PLANT: Praxair Canada Inc. (Sarnia)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, Effluent from Cooling Towers to Cole Drain

 

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

1.3

0.42

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

0.24

0.043

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

2.8

0.46

4.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

0.058

0.022

5.

9

Copper

Weekly

0.0070

0.0031

6.

9

Zinc

Weekly

0.013

0.0065

7.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

0.33

0.14

8.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

9.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 14
PLANT: Praxair Canada Inc. (Sault Ste. Marie)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, Outfall at Safety Drive 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

9.0

2.9

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

1.7

0.30

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

20

3.3

4.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

0.42

0.15

5.

9

Copper

Weekly

0.045

0.020

6.

9

Zinc

Weekly

0.090

0.046

7.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

2.1

0.92

8.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

9.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

10.

24

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

Quarterly

Not applicable

Not applicable

 

Table 15
PLANT: Puritan Bennett Corporation (Maitland)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, Effluent to Creek

 

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

3.9

1.3

2.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Weekly

2.9

1.8

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Weekly

3.1

1.2

4.

5a

DOC

Weekly

1.6

1.0

5.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

0.11

Not applicable

6.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

5.4

2.7

 

Table 16
PLANT: Sulco Chemicals Limited (Elmira)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, Final Effluent to Creek

 

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

0.014

Not applicable

2.

5a

DOC

Weekly

1.4

0.63

3.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

0.20

0.082

4.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

2.9

1.2

5.

9

Aluminum

Quarterly

0.085

Not applicable

6.

9

Cadmium

Quarterly

0.0016

Not applicable

7.

9

Copper

Quarterly

0.013

Not applicable

8.

9

Nickel

Quarterly

0.022

Not applicable

9.

9

Vanadium

Quarterly

0.040

Not applicable

10.

9

Zinc

Quarterly

0.075

Not applicable

11.

10

Arsenic

Quarterly

0.0014

Not applicable

12.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Quarterly

0.0024

Not applicable

13.

25

Oil and grease

Quarterly

0.96

Not applicable

14.

30

Chloride

Weekly

270

140

15.

30

Fluoride

Weekly

1.6

0.42

16.

30

Sulphate

Weekly

610

150

 

Table 17
PLANT: Terra International (Canada) Inc. (Courtright)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Points:

0500, Effluent from 30 inch concrete pipe flowing into Plant Final Discharge to St. Clair River

0700, Effluent in Manhole #55 flowing into Plant Final Discharge to St. Clair River

0800, Effluent in 42 inch Line from A­11 flowing into Plant Final Discharge 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

Daily

290

140

2.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Daily

650

150

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

Daily

540

250

4.

5a

DOC

Weekly

1100

510

5.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

46

Not applicable

6.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

3500

880

7.

9

Aluminum

Quarterly

8.9

Not applicable

8.

9

Zinc

Quarterly

12

Not applicable

9.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

Weekly

7.4

2.6

10.

30

Fluoride

Quarterly

4.0

Not applicable

11.

30

Sulphate

Quarterly

2700

Not applicable

 

Table 18
PLANT: Washington Mills Electro Minerals Corporation (Niagara Falls)

Designated Process Effluent Sampling Points:

0100, Effluent from Queen Lagoon to Welland River

0200, Effluent from the Old Lagoon to Welland 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

81

33

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

2.2

Not applicable

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

395

127

4.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

6.1

2.7

5.

25

Oil and grease

Quarterly

19

Not applicable

 

Table 19
PLANT: Washington Mills Limited (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.

5a

DOC

Weekly

24

7.8

2.

6

Total phosphorus

Quarterly

0.58

Not applicable

3.

8

Total suspended solids

Daily

60

18

4.

9

Aluminum

Weekly

3.0

1.1

5.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

14

5.8

 

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

Table 1
PLANT: General Chemical Canada Ltd. (Amherstburg) 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Control Point: 0100

Column 3

Control Point: 0200

1.

2

Cyanide Total

Not applicable

X

2.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

X

X

3.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Not applicable

X

4.

4a

Total Kjeldahl nitrogen

X

X

5.

5a

DOC

X

X

6.

6

Total phosphorus

X

X

7.

8

Total suspended solids

X

X

8.

9

Molybdenum

X

Not applicable

9.

10

Arsenic

X

Not applicable

10.

12

Mercury

X

Not applicable

11.

15

Sulphide

X

Not applicable

12.

16

Chloroform

X

Not applicable

13.

25

Oil and grease

X

X

14.

30

Chloride

X

X

15.

30

Fluoride

X

Not applicable

16.

24

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

X

X

17.

24

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

X

X

18.

24

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

X

X

 

Explanatory Note:

X means that the corresponding parameter in Column 1 is specified for the sampling point and is required to be monitored at the sampling point

Table 2
PLANT: Norton Advanced Ceramics of Canada Inc. (Niagara Falls)

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Control Point: 0300

Column 3

Control Point: 0400

1.

5a

DOC

X

X

2.

6

Total phosphorus

X

X

3.

8

Total suspended solids

X

X

4.

9

Aluminum

X

X

5.

25

Oil and grease

X

X

6.

30

Sulphate

X

Not applicable

 

Explanatory Note:

X means that the corresponding parameter in Column 1 is specified for the sampling point and is required to be monitored at the sampling point

Table 3
PLANT: Washington Mills Electro Minerals Corporation (Niagara Falls)

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Control Point: 0100

Column 3

Control Point: 0200

1.

5a

DOC

X

X

2.

6

Total phosphorus

X

X

3.

8

Total suspended solids

X

X

4.

9

Aluminum

X

X

5.

25

Oil and grease

X

X

 

Explanatory Notes:

X means that the corresponding parameter in Column 1 is specified for the sampling point and is required to be monitored at the sampling point

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

Table 1
PLANT: Welland Chemical Limited (Sarnia)

Designated Process Effluent Batch Sampling Point:

0200, Effluent from #1 Lagoon

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

Column 3

Batch Loading Limit in kilograms per batch

1.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Once for each batch

0.57

2.

5a

DOC

Once for each batch

9.8

3.

6

Total phosphorus

Once for each batch

0.051

4.

8

Total suspended solids

Once for each batch

5.5

5.

9

Aluminum

Once for each batch

0.12

6.

16

Chloroform

Once for each batch

0.27

 

SCHEDULE 5
MERGED EFFLUENT: DESIGNATED SAMPLING POINTS, MONITORING FREQUENCY

Table 1
PLANT: Cytec Canada Inc. (Niagara Falls)

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point:

0200, Miller’s Creek Final Discharge to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

2.

4b

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

Weekly

3.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Weekly

4.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

5.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

6.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

 

Table 2
PLANT: ICI Canada Inc. (Cornwall)

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point:

0300, Effluent in LEL-2 to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring

Frequency

1.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

2.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

 

Table 3
PLANT: Terra International (Canada) Inc. (Courtright)

Designated Merged Effluent Sampling Point:

0200, Main Effluent to River

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring

Frequency

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

2.

4b

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

Weekly

3.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Weekly

4.

6

Total phosphorus

Weekly

5.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

6.

9

Aluminum

Quarterly

7.

9

Zinc

Quarterly

8.

14

Phenolics

Weekly

9.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

10.

30

Fluoride

Quarterly

11.

30

Sulphate

Quarterly

 

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

Table 1
PLANT: ETI Explosives Technologies International (Canada), Ltd. (North Bay)

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, Discharge at Weir to Lake

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

Weekly

2.

4a

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

Weekly

3.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

Weekly

4.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

5.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

 

Table 2
PLANT: UCAR Inc. (Welland)

Designated Cooling Water Effluent Sampling Point:

0100, #2 Weir Effluent to Canal

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

2.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

 

table 3
PLANT: Welland Chemical Limited (Sarnia)

Designated Cooling Water Sampling Points:

0300, Effluent from Chlorine Filling Unit

0400, Effluent from East Wall of Aluminum Chloride Building

0500, Effluent from South Wall of Aluminum Chloride Building

 

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

Column 2

Monitoring Frequency

1.

8

Total suspended solids

Weekly

2.

25

Oil and grease

Weekly

 

14. Schedule 10 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

SCHEDULE 10
STORM WATER CONTROL STUDY PARAMETERS

Table 1
PLANT: Columbian Chemicals Canada Ltd. (Hamilton)

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

1.

3

pH

2.

4a

Ammonia plus Ammonium

3.

4a

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

4.

4b

Nitrate plus Nitrite

5.

5a

Dissolved Organic Carbon

6.

6

Total phosphorus

7.

8

Total suspended solids

8.

9

Aluminum

9.

9

Boron

10.

9

Lead

11.

9

Zinc

12.

14

Phenolics (4AAP)

13.

15

Sulphides

14.

24

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

15.

24 

2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran

16.

24 

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

17.

25

Oil and grease

 

Table 2
PLANT: Partek Insulations Ltd., Sarnia

Item

Analytical Test Group

Column 1

Parameter

1.

8

Total suspended solids

2.

25

Oil and grease

 

Commencement

15. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.