WATER TREATMENT PENALTIES ISSUED BY DEQ
News Release; April 9, 2012
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued the owners of the Someplace Else Tavern in Newberg a $4,644 penalty for permit violations related to the wastewater treatment system serving the business.
Bryan Smith, Environmental Law Specialist, Portland, 503-229-5395
Gary Artman, Onsite Wastewater Specialist, Eugene, 541-687-7426
DEQ Issues $6,000 Penalty to PacifiCorp for Water Quality Violations in Jackson CountyNews Release: April 11, 2012
Jeff Bachman, Compliance and Enforcement, Portland, 503-229-5950
Chris Stine, Water Quality Certification Specialist, 541- 686-7810
DEQ Now Accepting Applications for Graywater Reuse Permits
Three types of permits available based on type of graywater and other factorsNews Release: April 17, 2012
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is now accepting applications from persons and businesses seeking to reuse graywater through a graywater reuse and disposal system for limited purposes such as irrigation or landscape ponds. Graywater includes shower and bath wastewater, bathroom sink water, kitchen sink wastewater and laundry wastewater. Using graywater for select purposes helps preserve limited water supplies.
Ron Doughten, Water Reuse Program Coordinator, Portland, 503-229-5472
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