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Industrial Pretreatment

What is Industrial Waste Pretreatment?

The primary function of Golden’s Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program is to prevent pollutants from entering the sanitary sewer system that interfere with the operation of the wastewater treatment plant, damage to the sewer system, or pass through the treatment plant into Clear Creek.

The regulations implemented by the Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program ensures the protection of the environment, the local community, and the safety of the personnel operating the wastewater treatment plant and sanitary sewer system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor discharges from local businesses for compliance with Golden Municipal Code. 
  • Issue and Administer pretreatment discharge permits. 
  • Provide Compliance Assistance to Golden Businesses as needed.
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