SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 7012 - HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM - COOLING TOWERS
(Adopted May 16, 1991, Amended December 17, 1992)

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of this rule is to limit emissions of hexavalent chromium from circulating water in cooling towers and to prohibit the use or sale of products containing these compounds for treating cooling tower water. Recordkeeping and monitoring requirements and test methods for determining emission concentration limits are specified. An implementation schedule is also included.

2.0 Applicability

The requirements of this rule shall apply to any person who owns or operates or who plans to build, own, or operate a cooling tower in which the circulating water is exposed to the atmosphere.

3.0 Definitions

4.0 Exemptions

5.0 Requirements

6.0 Administrative Requirements

7.0 Fees