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Oldham County Environmental Authority District Rules and Regulations

SEWER CONNECTIONS FROM BASEMENTS
AND SUBSURFACE LIVING AREAS

SECTION 1 – PROHIBITED CONNECTIONS TO SANITARY SEWERS

No user shall permit or cause the connection, by gravity or via sump pumps, of any basement or subsurface living area floor drains (except shower stall drains) to any sanitary sewer.

SECTION 2 – PERMISSIBLE DISCHARGES TO STORM SEWERS OR UPON THE GROUND SURFACE

Basement or subsurface living area floor drains (except shower stall drains) may be discharged into any storm sewer or upon the surface of the ground.

SECTION 3 – BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE REQUIREMENTS

All plumbing fixtures and openings connecting to a sanitary sewer shall either be installed above the elevation of the cover of the nearest manhole serving the main or they shall discharge through a backflow prevention device. Backflow prevention devices must be of a type approved by OCEA.

SECTION 4 – CONFLICT OF RULES AND REGULATION

Except where these Regulations are more stringent than the provisions of the Kentucky State Plumbing Law, Regulations and Code, such Kentucky State Plumbing Law, Regulation and Code shall govern the manner, procedure and means for the installation and maintenance of plumbing fixtures; where these Regulations are more stringent, these Regulations shall govern.

Approved by the Oldham County Environmental Authority District Board of Directors August 16, 2004.

For further information, or to examine the Rules and Regulations of the District, please contact:

 

Oldham County Environmental Authority District
700 W Jefferson St
LaGrange, KY 40031
Phone: 502-225-9477
Fax: 502-225-9468
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