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SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 1956 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THRE* OSCEOLA NEWS By Bettye Neil* Starr Circle One of the Presbyterian Churclj met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Don Blodgett with eight members present. Mrs. Bob Cromer .gave the devotional and Mrs. Alian Segraves had the point of emphasis for the month. Reports were given on the distribution of magazines to various places in Osceola. At the conclusion of the meeting the hostess served a salad plate. Circle Two met with Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr with 14 members present. Mrs. Joe Cromer gave the life of Jacob in her devotional and Miss Blanche Cleere had the point o! emphasis. Mrs. Cromer, chairman^of the drive for the clothes closetfor returning missionaries and members of the circle, brought clothing that will be mailed this week. At the conclusion of the meeting, the hostess served dessert and coffee. The Evening Circle met Monday at the church with 16 members present. Mrs. L. C. Hudson was hostess. Mrs. Charles Lee gave, the'devo- tional. Mrs. J. H. Hook was in charge of the discussion period. A dessert was served. Mrs. L.- D. Massey was hostess Thursday to her bridge club.' Guests playing with the club were Mrs. David Laney, Mrs. Walter Staub and Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr. . Spring o 1 o s s o m s were used throughout Mrs. Massey's home. Date loaf and coffee were served when the guests gathered. Mrs. John Enochs own high score " and Mrs. Dick Bagby second. Mrs. Lavon Posey arrived Monday for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Bowen. Ensign Po- -sey is with the Coastal Geodetic Service and will be in Alaska until September. Mrs. Posey will then join him in Seattle, Wash., where he will be stationed. Mrs. Posey is the former Miss Jeanette Bowen. Miss Margaret Moffitt has been dismissed from the Osceola Memorial Hospital and is now at her home In Luxora. Mrs. Searcy Mears .entertainec with a luncheon when the Town and Country Canasta Club met .with her at her home on West Semmes. Spring flowers were used to decorate the Mears' home. All members were present. • Mrs. Bill Joe Edrington was hostess Thursday evening to Club 17 when she invited Mrs. Omas Green as her special guest. A spaghetti supper was served upon arrival'of the "guests." Daffodils and hyacinths were used for the floral decorations throughout the entertaining rooms. A St. Patrick's motif was carried out in the table appointments. In games of bridge, Miss June Wellborn won high score, Mrs. Sam Hodges, second, and bridgo went to Mrs. R. D. Mears. Miss Karen Young, student at Vanderbilt. spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Welby Young, and her sister, Becky Young. Mrs. Harry Worsley of Luxora Is spending two weeks in Hot Springs Mrs. Auten Chitwood was hostess Wednesday evening to her bridge club. Mrs. Carl Anderson was a special guest and won second high. Mrs. Guy Newcomb won high score. Dessert and coffee were served. Mrs. Spencer Driver was hostess to several friends Thursday evening for dinner. The guest list included Mrs. C M Harwell, Miss Nelle Rhodes, Mrs Joe Rhodes, Sr., Mrs. Ed Bowles, Mrs. Harry Driver and Mrs. W. C, Mason. . Friday Mrs. Harry Driver invited several of her friends to her home for luncheon. included in the guest list wer Mrs. Spencer Driver, Mrs. Bob Cromer, Mrs. C. E. Dean, Mrs. J. A Pigg and Mrs. Ed Bowles. PINKY LEE'S Weatherbird Shoes Fit Correctly. HEUER'S PLASTERING Patching or Complete Jobs STUCCO WORK WATERPROOFING Phone 3-8179 for Free Estimate Herschell Besharae $100.00 •FOR YOUR OLD STOVt : (In Worklni Condition) ON AN* FULL SIZE I Florenc«_Ga* Range Hubbard & Sor Irimitan rh<ti» S-+ Students home for spring vacation from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville were Miss Francile Maloch, Shirley Cone and George Cone, Jr. Those in Hot Springs the past week to attend the races were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cox, Mr. and Mrs. Faber White, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Owens, Dr. and Mrs. Frank Rhodes, and Mr.'and Mrs. Bob Dyess. Mr. and Mrs. L. B. C. Young were overnight visitors Monday in Little Rock. Those in Paragould Tuesday and Wednesday to attend the annual conefrence of Christian Service of the 'Methodist Church were Mrs. C. M. Harwell. Mrs. John Enochs. Mrs. Joe Rhodes, Sr.. Mrs. Frank Rhodes, Mrs. William O. 'Scroggins, Mrs. A. R. Sljearon, Mrs. Ed Wiseman, Mrs. Eugene Shaneyfelt and Mrs. Ralph Woodruff. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mann, Mr. j and Mis. Viu Mauifwere Sunday guests of Mrs. Ernest Mann's moth-! er. Mrs. J. R. Gregson, in Jonesboro. j Hunter Lane of Memphis was a' Sunday guest of Miss Karen Young, j who was home from Vanderbilt on her spring vacation. Miss Young returned to Nashville Tuesday. The Women of -the Christian Church met Monday evening for a potluck supper with Mrs Ethelyn Springfield. Mrs. Johnny Bell Skinner was co-hostess to the 18 members present. Mrs. Ray, Morgan, chairman, presided over the business meeting. Mrs. O. B. Moore had charge of the program. . Mrs. Madeline Campbell was hostess Monday evening to the Wesleyan Guild. Eight members were present. Mrs. Emmet Wilson, Sr., was in charge of the business meeting. Following the meeting, dessert and coffee were served and the guests played canasta. Reene Burr celebrated her eighth birthday Sunday when her mother, Mrs. Gladys. Burr, invited 20 children to their home for ice cream and cake. The tiered calte was iced in blue and was topped with a doll in colonial costume. The guests were taken to the picture show following refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dean Hatcher of Memphis returned from a two- week visit in Havana, Cuba with Mrs. Hatcher's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Chapell. Mrs. L. D. Massey was in Memphis Friday night to see her grandson, Larry Watson, receive his Cub Scout badge. Following the ceremony Mrs. Massey and Larry and Larry's mother. Mrs. Winfred Watson, returned to Osceola. • Mrs. Harold Jones was in Brinkley over the weekend where' she tent especially to attend a tea for „ recent bridge, Mrs. Harry Hurst. Mrs. Jones returned home the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Cullom, Sr.,1 •eturned home Sunday after a six- week vacation in Stuart, Fla. Miss Nora Pace honored her fath- I er, 0. N. Pace, Friday nlglit on his 15th birthday with a surprise party at their home. Twelve guests were .invited to wish Mr. Pace a happy birthday Ice cream and birthday cake were served. The Literary Department of Osceola Progressive Club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Vic Marm with Mrs. Bob Chiles and Mrs. John White as co-hostesses. Mrs. R. C. Bryan gave a lecture on her recent trip to the Holy Land. Following the meeting pie and coffee were served. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Tompkins wsre hosts to the Saturday Night Couples'Bridge Club at their home. Mrs. Rick Biggadike was the only guest. Mrs. Gene Teaford won high score for women. Dick Prewitt won high score for men. A dessert course and coffee were served during the evening. Another in the series of parties given by the seniors, was that of the dance Friday night given by Bettye Claire Bowles, Jack Rieves, Jimmy Robbins and Dewey Gentry, Jr. The class colors of purple and gold were used to decorate the refreshment table. Mrs. Bob Cromer invited Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Dean, Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Driver, Mrs. Harry Driver and Mrs. Ed Bowles to her home Saturday evening for dinner. Spring flowers centered the dining table and also were used to decorate the living room where guests spent the evening informally. . | Mr. and'Mrs. Charles Nick Rose, ; Mr. and Mrs. John Crain, Jr., and i Miss Janne Cullom were overnight | guests Saturday in Cape Girardeau, Mo., where they attended a dance at the Colony Club. They were joined by Kent Wallace of Maiden, Mo., who was Miss Cullom's dance escort. Mrs. Allan Segraves is a surgical patient in Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Point Closeout MMJ Tym«s AN C*hn 1 Price Hubbard Hardware WITNESS WANTED! On July 5, 1955, I was involved in an automobile accident with another vehicle. The accident occurred 8 miles south of Tupelo, Mississippi on Highway 45 at approximately 5:30 p.m. in a heavy rain storm. At the time of the accident I was driving a 1952 Dodge which burned. The other vehicle was a 1953 Cadillac. A truck driver driving a Ford tractor & trainer and hauling watermelons witnessed this accident. This gentleman lives in Arkansas near the Missouri line. It Is very important tiiat 1 get in contact with this driver. Anyone knowing bis identity, please contact me at once. REV. J. C. WASSON Methodist Parson Shannon, Mississippi YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE "Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre" TONIGHT 10:30 p.m. SUNDAY & MONDAY TO JIM SLATER... ...across tne> Valley of th« Apache h« pursued it! ...in the dust ol five silent graves he sought H! SL'UNM«SAl.Ni£RNATIONAl Pr«enh RICHARD WIDMARK-DONNA REED TECHNICOLOR ORDINANCE NUMBER MS AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE USE OP PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SEWERS AND DRAINS, PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL, THE INSTALLATION AND CONNECTION OP BUILDING SEWERS, AND THE DISCHARGE OP WATERS AND WASTES INTO THE PUBLIC SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM; AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF; IN THE CITY OP BLYTHEVILLE, COUNTY OP MISSISSIPPI, STATE OP ARKANSAS. Be it ordained and enacted by the Council of the City of Blytheville, State of Arkansas, as follows: ARTICLE I Definitions Unless the context specifically Indicates otherwise, the meaning of terms used In this ordinance shall be as follows: Section 101. "Sewage Works" shall mean all facilities for collecting, pumping, treating, and disposing of sewage. Section 102. "City Engineer" shall mean the duly appointed Engineer of the City of Blytheville, or his authorized deputy, agent, or representative. Section 103. "Sewage" shall mean a combination of the water-carried wastes from residences, business buildings, institutions, and indus- lial establishments, together with such ground, surface, and storm waters as may be present. Section 104. "Sewer" shall mean a pipe or conduit for carrying sewage. Section 105. "Public Sewer"- shall mean a sewer in which all owners of abutting properties have equal rights, and is controlled by public HATT • authority. Section 106. "Combined Sewer" shall mean a sewer receiving both surface runoff and sewage. Section 107. "Sanitary Sewer" shall mean a sewer which carries sewage and to which storm, surface, and ground waters are not intentionally admitted. Section 108. "Storm Sewer" or 'Storm Drain" shall mean a sewer which carries storm and surface waters and drainage, but excludes sewage and polluted industrial wastes. Section 109. "Sewage Treatment Plant" shall mean any arrangement of devices and structures used for seating sewage. Section 110. "Industrial Wastes" shall mean the liquid wastes from industrial processes as distinct from sanitary sewage. Section 111. "Garbage"shallmean solid wastes from the preparation, cooking, and dispensing of food, and from the handling, storage, and sale of produce. Section 112. "Properly Shredded Garbage" shall mean the wastes from the preparation, cooking, and dispensing of food that have been shredded to such degree that all particles will be carried freely under ihe flow conditions normally prevailing to public sewers, with no particle greater than 'A inch in any dimension. Section 113. "Building Drain" shall mean that part of the lowest horizontal piping of a drainage system which receives the discharge from soil, waste, and other drainage pipes Inside the walls of the building and conveys it to the building sewer, beginning 5 feet outside the inner face of the building wall. Section 114. "Building Sewer" shall mean the extension from the building drain to the public sewer or other place of disposal. Section 115. "B. O. D." (denoting Biochemical Oxygen Demand) shall mean the quantity of oxygen utilized in the biochemical oxidation of organic matter under standard laboratory procedure in 5 days at 20 degrees C., expressed in parts per million by weight. Section 116. "pH" shall mean the logarithm of the reciprocal of the weight of hydrogen ions in grams per liter of solution. Section 117. "Suspended Solids" shall mean solids that either float on the surface of or are in suspension in water, sewage, or other liquids: and which are removable by laboratory filtering. « Section 118. "Natural Outlet" shall mean any outlet into a watercourse, pond, ditch, lake or other body of surface or ground water. Section 119. "Watercourse" shall mean a channel in which a flow of water occurs, either continuously or intermittently. line. Section 305. If the owner of property fail, neglect, or refuse to make the connection so ordered within the time in said order prescribed, unless further time be granted for the completion of same, it shall be the rfiily O f the City to cause such sewer to be constructed by contract or otherwise, In as economic and substantial a manner as may be practicable, and for that purpose the City is hereby authoried to enter upon, by its agents, contractors and employees, the property on which they may order a sewer to be constructed, doing as little damage as possible, and when the ;ame shall be completed and the cost iscertalned, the same shall become a charge and lien upon said property; and the City is authoried nd empowered to institute suit in any Court having jurisdiction to enforce liens against real property in the manner provided by law for the commencement of suits by the City, for the purpose of making said property chargeable with the lien therein provided and the amount of the cost of the construction of said sewer, together with twenty (20) percent penalty for rion compliance with the order of said City, and when decree shall have been obtained the property shall be ordered sold by order as provided by law. ARTICLE III — Private Sewage Disposal .:.. Section 301. Where a public sanitary sewer is not available under the provisions of Section 204, the building sewer shall be connected to a private sewage disposal system complying with the provisions of this article. Section 302. Before commencement of construction of a private sewage disposal system' the owner shall first obtain a written permit signed by the City Engineer. The application for such permit shall be made on a form furnished by the City, which the applicant shall supplement by any plans, specifications and other information as are deemed necessary by the City Engineer. A permit and inspection fee of five ($5.00) Dollars shall be paid to the City Engineer at the time the application is filed. Section 303. A permit for a private sewage disposal system shall not become effective until the installation is completed to the satisfaction of the City Engineer. He shall be allowed to inspect the work at any stage of construction and, in any event, the applicant for the permit shall notify the City Engineer when the work is ready for final inspection, and before any underground portions are covered. The inspection shall be made within forty-eight (48) hours of the receipt of notice by the City Engineer. Section 304. The type, capacities, location, and layout of a private sewage disposal system shall comply with all recommendations of the Sanitary Engineering Division of the Arkansas State Board of Health. No permit shall be issued for any private sewage disposal system employing subsurface soil ob- sorption facilities where the area of the lot is less than ten thousand five hundred (10,500) square feet. No septic tank or cesspool shall be permitted to discharge to any public sewer or natural outlet. Section 305. At such time as a public sewer becomes available to a property served by a private sewage disposal system, as provided in Section 204, a direct connection shall be made to the public sewer in compliance with this ordinance, and any septic tanks, cesspools, and similar private sewage disposal facilities shall be abandoned and filled with suitable material. Section 306. The owner shall operate and maintain the private sewage disposal facilities in a sanitary manner at all times, at no expense to the City. Section 307. No statement contained in this article shall be construed to interfere with any add! tional requirements that may' be imposed by the Health Officer. ARTICLE IV Building Sewers and Connections Section 401. No unauthorized person shall uncover, make any connections with or opening into, use, alter, or disturb any public sewer or appurtenance thereof without first obtaining a written permit from the City Engineer. Section 402. There shall be two (2) classes of building sewer permits: (1) for residential and commercial service, and (2) for service to establishments producing Indus- Section 120. "Person" shall mean j t,-j a i wastes. In either case, the any individual, firm, company, association, society, corporation, or group. Section 121. 'Shall" is mandatory; "May" is permissive. ARTICLE II ' USE OP PUBLIC SEWERS REQUIRED Section 201. It shall be unlawful for any person to place, deposit, or permit to be deposited in an in- sanitary manner upon public or private property within the City of Blytheville, or in any area under the jurisdiction of said city, any human or animal excrement, garbage, or other objectionable waste. Section 202. It shall be unlawful to discharge to any natural outlet within the City of Blytheville, or in any area under the jurisdiction of said City, any sanitary sewage, industrial wastes, or other polluted waters, except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with subsequent provisions of this ordinance. Section 203. Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be, unlawful to construct or maintain any privy, privy vault, septic tank, cesspool, or other facility Intended or used for the disposal of sewage. Section 204. The owner of all houses, buildings or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation, or oilier purpose, situated within the City and abutting on any street, alley or right-of-way in which there is now located or may be in the future located a public sanitary sewer of the City, is hereby required at his expense to Install suitable toilet facilities therein, and to connect such facilities directly with the proper public sewer in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance, within thirty (301 days after date of of-' flclnl notice to do so, provided that said public sewer Is within thr.-e hundred (300) feet of the property owner or his agent shall make application on a special form furnished by the City. The permit application shall be supplemented by any plans, specifications, or other information considered pertinent in the judgment of the City Engineer. A permit and inspection fee of One Dollar Fifty Cents ($1.50) for a residential or commercial building sewer permit and Five ($5.00) Dollars for an industrial building sewer permit shall be paid to the Cits Engineer at the time the application is filed. Section 403. All costs and expense incident to the installation and connection of trie building sewer shall be borne by the owner. The owner shall indemnify the City from any loss or damage that may directly or indirectly be occasioned by the Installation-of the building sewer. Section 404. A separate and independent building sewer shall be provided for every building; except where one building stands at the rear of another on an interior lot and no private sewer is available or can be constructed to the rear building through an adjoining alley, court, yard, or driveway, the building sewer from the front building rnay be extended to the rear building and the whole considered as one building sewer. Section 405. Old building sewers may be used in connection with new buildings only when they are found, on examination and test by the City Engineer, to meet all requirements of this ordinance. Section tOS. The building sewer shall be cast iron soil pipe, concrete sewer pipe, or asphalt fiber pipe, all meeting current A. S. T. M. specifications for sewer pipe or vitrified clay sewer pipe, or other suitable material approved by the City Engineer. Joints shall be Ujlit and water-pro . Cctt Iron pipe with leaded Joint* may be required by ;he city Engineer where the bulld- ng sewer is exposed to damage by tree roots. If installed In filled or unstable ground, the building sewer shall be of cast iron soil pipe, except :hat non-metallic material may be accepted If laid on a suitable concrete bed or cradle as approved by the City Engineer. Section 407. The size and slope of the building sewer shall be sub- lect to the approval of the City engineer, but In no event shall tfce diameter be less than four (4) inches. The slope of such 4-inch pipe shall not be less .than, than one- eighth (V4) inch per foot. Section 408. No building sewer jhall be laid parallel to or within Ihree (3) feet of any bearing wall, which might thereby be weakened. The depth shall be. sufficient to afford protection from frost. The jullding sewer shall be laid at uniform grade In straight alignment in so far as possible. Changes in direction shall be made only with properly surved pipe and fittings. Section 409. In all buildings in which any building drain is too low to permit gravity flow to the public sewer, sanitary sewage car- •ied by such drain shall be lifted jy approved artificial means and discharged to the building sewer. Section 410. All excavations required for the installation of a building sewer shall be open trench work unless otherwise approved by the City Engineer. Pipe laying and backfill shall be performed in accordance with ASTM specifications except that no backflll shall be placed until the work has been inspected. Section 411. All joints and connections shall be made gaslight and watertight. Cast iron pipe joints shall be firmly packed with oakum or hemp and filled with molten lead. Federal Specification (QQ-L-156), as amended, not less than one (1) inch deep. Lead shall be run in 'one pouring and caulked tight. No point, varnish, or other coatings shall be permitted on the joining material until after the Joint has been tested and approved. , All joints in vitrified clay or concrete pipe or between such pipe and metals shall be made with approved hot-poured jointing material or cement mortar as specified be low. Material for hot-poured joints shall not soften sufficiently to destroy the effectiveness of the Joint when subjected to a temperature of one hundred sixty (160P.) degrees Fahrenheit, nor be soluble In any of the wastes carried by the drainage system. The joint shall first be caulked tight with jute, hemp, or similar approved material. Cement joints shall be made by packing a closely twisted jute or oakum gasket, of suitable size to fill partly the annular space between the pipes. The remaining space shall be filled and firmly compacted with mortar composed of 1 part Portland cement and 3 parts mortar sand. The material shall be mixed dry; only sufficient -water shall be added to make the mixture workable. Mortar which has begun to set shall not be used or retem- pered. Lime putty or hydrated.llme may be substituted to the extent of not more than 25 per cent of the volume of the Portland cement that may be added. Other Jointing materials and methods may be used only by approval of the City Engineer. Section 412. The connection of the building sewer into the public sewer shall be made at the "Y" branch, if such branch is available at a suitable location. If the public sewer is twelve (12) inches in diameter or less, and no properly located "Y" branch is available, the owner shall at his expense install a "Y" branch in the public sewer at the location specified by the City Engineer. Where the public sewer is greater than twelve (12) inches in diameter, and no properly located "Y" branch is available, a neat hole may be cut into the public sewer to receive the building sewer, with entry in the downstream direction at an angle of about forty- five (45) degrees. A forty-five (45) degree "Y" saddle may be used to make such connection. The invert of the building sewer at the point of connection shall be at the same or at a higher elevation than the invert of the public sewer. A smooth, neat joint shall be made, and the connection made secure and watertight by encasement in concrete. Special fittings may be used for the connection only when approved by the City Engineer. Section 413. The applicant for the building sewer permit shall notify the City Engineer when the building sewer is ready for inspection and connection to the public sewer. The connection shall be made under the supervision of the City Engineer or his representative. Section 414. All excavations for building sewer installation shall be adequately guarded with barricades and lights so as to protect the public from hazard. Streets, sidewalks, parkways and other public property disturbed in the course of the work shall be restored in a manner satisfactory to the City within two (2) raonths after work is completed. ARTICLE V Use of the Public Sewers Section 501. No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged any storm water, surface water, ground water, roof runoff, subsurface drainage, cooling water or unpolluted industrial process waters to any saijitary sewer. Section 502. Storm water and all other unpolluted drainage shall be discharged to such sewers as are specifically designated as combined sewers or storm sewers, ov to a natural outlet approved by the City Engineer. Industrial cooling water or unpolluted process waters may be discharged, upon approval of the City Engineer, to a storm sewer, combined sewer or natural outlet. Section 503. Except as hereinafter provided, no person shall discharge or cause to be discharged any of the following described waters or wastes to any public sewer: (a) Any. liquid or vapor having A temperature higher than (150 degrees T.) (b) Any water or wiist* which may contain more than (100) parts per million, by weight, of fnt, oil. or grease. (c) Any gasoline, bensene, naph- tha, fuel oil, or other flammable or explosive liquid, solid or gas. (d) Any garbage that has not been properly shredded. (e) Any ashes, cinders, sand, mud, straw, shavings, metal, glass, rags, feathers, tar, plastics, wood, paunch manure, or any other solid or viscous substance capable of causing obstruction to the flow in sewers or other interference with the proper operation of the sewage works. (f) Any waters or wastes having a pH lower than (5.5) or higher than (9.0), or having any other corrosive property capable of causing damage or hazard to structures, equipment, and personnel of the sewage works. (g) Any waters or wastes containing a toxic or poisonous substance in sufficient quantity to Injure or interfere with any sewage treatment process, constitute a hazard to humans or animals, or create any hazard in the receiving waters of the sewage treatment plant. (h) Any waters or wastes containing suspended solids of such character and Quantity that unusual attention or expense Is required to handle such materials at the sewage treatment plant. (I) Any noxious or malodorous gas or substance capable of creating a public nuisance. Section 504. Grease, oil, and sand interceptors shall be provided when, in the opinion of the City Engineer, they are necessary for the proper handling of liquid wastes containing grease In excessive amounts, or .ny flammable wastes, sand, and other harmful ingredients; except that such interceptors shall not be required for private living quarters or dwelling units. All interceptors shall be of a type and capacity approved by the City Engineer, and shall be located as to be readily and easily accessible for cleaning and inspection. Grease and oil interceptors shall be constructed of impervious materials capable of withstanding abrupt and extreme changes in temperature. They, shall be of substantial construction, watertight, and equipped with easily removable covers which when bolted in place shall be . gastight and watertight. Section 505. Where installed, all grease, oil and sand interceptors shall be maintained by the owner, at his expense, in continuously efficient operation at all times. Section 506. The admission into the public sewers of any waters or wastes having (a) a 5-day Biochemical Oxygen Demand greater than (300) parts per million weight, or (b) containing more than (350) parts per million by weight of suspended solids, or (c) containing any quantity of substances having the characteristics described In Section S03, or (d) having an average daily flow greater than (2%) of the daily sewage flow of the City, shall be subject to the review and approval of the City Engineer. Where ijeces- sary In the opinion, of the City Engineer, the owner shall provide, at nis expense, such preliminary treatment as may be necessary to, (a) reduce the Biochemical Oxygen Demand to (300) parts per million and the suspended solids to (3501 parts per million by weight, or (b) reduce objectionable characteristics or constituents to within the maximum limits provided for in Section 503, or (c) control the quantities and rates of discharge of such wa- iers or wastes. Plans, specifications, and any other pertinent information relating to proposed preliminary treatment facilities shall be submitted for the approval of the City Engineer and of the Water Pollution Control Commission of the State of Arkansas, and no construction of such facilities shall be commenced until said approvals are obtained in writing. Section 507. Where preliminary treati:::nt facilities are provided for any waters or wastes, they shall be maintained continuously in sat [sfactory and effective operation, by the owner at his expense. Section 508. When required by the City Engineer, the owner of any property served by a building sewer carrying industrial wastes shall install a suitable control manhole in the building sewer to facilitate observation, sampling and measurement of the wastes. Such manhole, when required, shall be accessibly and safely located, and shal' be constructed in accordance with plans approved by the City Engineer. The manhole shall be installed by the owner at his expense and shall be maintained by him so as to be safe and accessible at all times. Section 509. All measurements, tests, and analyses of the characteristics of waters and wastes to which reference is made in Sections 503 and 506 shall be determined accordance with "Standard Methods for the Examination of Water anc Sewage," and shall be determined at the control manhole provided for in Section 508, or upon suitable samples taken at said control manhole. In the event that no specia manhole has been required, the control manhole shall be considered to be the nearest downstream man hole in the public sewer to the point at which the building sewer is connected. Section 510. No statement con tained in this article shall be construed as preventing any specia agreement or arrangement betweei the City and any Industrial concern whereby an industrial waste of unusual strength or character may be accepted by the City for treatment subject to payment therefor by the industrial concern. ARTICLE VI New Mains and Laterals to Serve Unsewered Areas Section 601. It shall be unlawfu for any person to construct or permit to construct any main or lateral sewer lines or facilities in private property, alleys, streets easements without first submitting the complete detailed plans and specifications to, and receiving approval from, the City Engineer and thi Sanitary Engineering Division o the Arkansas State Board of Health Section 602. The owner or contractor shall pay a fee of not les. than three (3) cents per foot to the City for the toUl lootage of >lpe to be installed In each hew ewer line to serve subdivision* or additions. This fee shall be used to ray the expenses of the City En- ineer in providing a full time Iri- pector of the construction u work progresses. Section 603. All new additions or ubdivlsions shall contain necessary and suitable easements in which ;anitary sewer lines can be cOii- itructed. Easements shall be hot ess than ten (10) feet, in width. This shall not be construed as requiring an easement .for .the use of anitary sewers only. Said easement may be used by all utilities. Section 604. All new sewer lineg >hall have manholes at all changes n directions, grade and where ari- ither line enters from the side. Manhole spacing shall not exceed our hundred (400) feet on lined iwelve (12) Inches or smaller in diameter. Manholes shall have bot- oms and work space built up K ho water or waste can deposit on the xittom. Manholes shall have a miri- mum inside diameter of four (4) 'eet. AH steps in manholes shari » of cast iron. Manholes shall b* plastered, both inside and outside, with one-half (%) inch thick mor- :ar from bottom to top. -Section 605. Pump aUtiom, »h«h — necessary, shall have a separate compartment for sewage and pumps. The use of suspended type pumps shall not be permitted. Each stia- ion shall contain a minimum at two (2) pumps. Pump stations shall contain a steel ladder leading front he motor floor to the pump floor. In addition to the two (2) «w»g« pumps each station shall contain i small pump which shall be used to empty the pump well of seep water. Gate valves on the suction side of the pumps shall have ex- «nsipn stems and handwheels extending a minimum of eighteen (18) inches above the motor floor. A suitable ventilating 'fan snail be installed which will remove air from the pump well and dlscharga- it outside the building. Each sta- ;ion shall have a weatherproof superstructure to protect the motor* and controls. Substructures of jump stations shall be of concrete reinforced with steel. . . . Section 606. The minimum Inside pipe diameter for sewers shall .be six (6) inches. Minimum grades shall be such that a velocity of one and three fourths (IS) feet per second shall be obtained when the pipe is flowing full. Before final acceptance of the work, the City Engineer shall test all lines for light and the contractors shall furnish such men as may be required. Should any line be dark, a ball two (2) inches smaller iri diameter ttiah the pipe shall be rolled through the line. If the ball does not roll through the line it shall have to be relaid before acceptance. ; The system shall be tested for infiltration when completed. Total leakage of the system shall not.eji- ceed one thousand (1000) gallon: per twenty four (24) hour period inch of diameter of pipe, £er five thousand (5000) feet. Section 607. Any street surfaces damaged or destroyed during construction operations shall be te* placed as soon as weather will permit. Section 608. Wnen the work t Is completed two (2) sett of plans showing the work as constructed shall be filed with the City Engineer and Arkansas State Board of Health. Section 609. All workmanship and materials shall be guaranteed for a period of one year after acceptance by the City Engineer. Trenches shall be maintained for a period of ninety (90) days after acceptance ARTICLE VII Protection from Damage Section 701. No unauthorized person shall maliciously, willfully, or negligently break, damage, destroy, uncover, deface or tamper with any structure, appurtenance, or equipment which is a part of tile municipal sewage works. Any perslon violating this provision shall be subject to immediate arrest under charge of disorderly conduct. ARTICLE VIII Powers and Authority of Inspectors Section 801. The City Engineer and other duly authorized employees of the City bearing proper credentials and Identification shall be permitted to enter upon all properties for the purpose of inspection, observation, measurement, sampling, and testing, in accordance with the provisions of this ordinance. ARTICLE IX Penalties Section 901. Any person found to be violating any provisions of this ordinance except Section 601 shall be served by the City with written notice stating the nature of the violation and providing a reasonable time limit for the satisfactory correction thereof. The offender shall, within the period of time stated in such notice, permanently cease all violations. Section 902. Any person who shall continue any violation beyond the time limit provided for in Section 901 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in an amount not exceeding Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars for each violation. Each day in which any such violation thai! continue shall be deemed a separate offense. Section 903. Any person violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall become liable to the City for any expense, loss, or damage occasioned the City by reason of such violation. ARTICLE X Validity Section 1001. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Section 1002. The Invalidity of any section, clause, sentence, or provision of this ordinance shall hot affect the validity of any other part of this ordinance' which -can be given effect without such Invalid part or parts. ARTICLE XI Ordinance in Force Section 1101. An emergency Is therefore declared and thla oral* nance being necessary for the prM- ervatlon of the public peace, health. snd safety shall be in full force an* effect from and after Its paausrf. Dated: 3/20/'M. TOLER BUOHANAM Mayor Attest: Win. MALIN City Clerk

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