EPA Auto Salvage Guide: Discharges to Injection Well Systems Mobile App
If you have a floor drain which leads to an injection well, you are subject to
How does it work?
underground injection control (UIC) regulations. The UIC regulations are in place to protect underground drinking water sources from becoming contaminated. If you are discharging industrial wastewater to a floor drain that leads to a septic system or other injection well system, you could be in violation of water pollution control laws. Examples of injection wells include dry wells, drain fields and cesspools. In addition, a floor drain that is tied to a septic tank, mound system or leaching lines is defined as an injection well system. Use the EPA Auto Salvage Guide: Discharges to Injection Well Systems mobile app to ensure your salvage yard is in compliance. Help your business. Help the Planet!