Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems

ORS 454.782
Definitions for ORS 454

As used in ORS 454.782 (Definitions for ORS 454) to 454.800 (Land application of septage):


“Commission” means the Environmental Quality Commission.


“Department” means the Department of Environmental Quality.


“Septage” means the domestic liquid and solid sewage pumped from septic tanks, cesspools, holding tanks, vault toilets, chemical toilets or other similar domestic sewage treatment components or systems and other sewage sludge not derived at sewage treatment plants. [1999 c.978 §1]
Note: 454.782 (Definitions for ORS 454) to 454.800 (Land application of septage) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 454 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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