TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER r: WATER AND SEWAGE
PART 905 PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL CODE
SECTION 905.96 PEAT FILTER SYSTEMS
Section 905.96 Peat Filter Systems
a) General. Peat filter systems shall be preceded by a septic tank, Imhoff tank, or aeration system meeting the requirements of Section 905.30, 905.40 or 905.100, and the effluent from the system shall be discharged into a subsurface system approved in Section 905.60. The size of the subsurface system may be reduced by ⅓, provided that the effluent quality meets the requirements of Section 905.110(d)(1)(A) and (B).
b) Design. The system shall be sized in accordance with the manufacturer's requirements as approved by the Department.
c) Approval of Systems. Manufacturers of peat systems shall present information to the Department documenting that effluent from their system meets the requirements of subsection (a). The information shall be in the form of independent test data or reports. The Department will grant approval and maintain a list of those systems meeting the requirements of this subsection and only approved systems may be installed.
(Source: Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 14994, effective August 28, 2013)