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211.970 Definitions for KRS 211.972 to 211.982. As used in KRS 211.972 to 211.982, unless the context requires otherwise: <br>(1) &quot;Approved&quot; means that which has been considered acceptable to the cabinet; <br>(2) &quot;Cabinet&quot; means the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and includes its authorized agents; (3) &quot;Grease&quot; means fats or oils of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin, separately or in colloidal or dissolved states in combination with soaps, detergents, or food <br>particles; (4) &quot;Grease trap&quot; means a component designed to separate grease and its constituents from the wastewater stream, provide for storage of separated grease, and discharge <br>the remaining wastewater for treatment; (5) &quot;Holding tank&quot; means a tank which provides limited pretreatment and storage for off-site disposal where site limitations preclude immediate installation of a <br>subsurface soil absorption system, or connection to a municipal sewer. It also <br>includes portable toilets and similar temporary-use units which contain holding <br>tanks; (6) &quot;Person&quot; means any individual, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, company, or governmental unit; (7) &quot;Secretary&quot; means the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; <br>(8) &quot;Sewage&quot; means domestic blackwater and greywater wastes, but does not include waste from industrial or commercial processes; (9) &quot;Sewage pretreatment unit&quot; means a watertight sewage treatment structure designed and constructed to receive raw sewage, separate solids from liquids, digest organic <br>matter through a period of retention, and allow clarified effluent to discharge to a <br>subsurface soil absorption system. Pretreatment units fall into three (3) basic <br>categories: <br>(a) Septic tanks, which rely predominantly on anaerobic bacterial action for treatment; (b) Aerobic units, which introduce atmospheric air into the sewage to promote treatment by aerobic bacteria; and (c) Combination units, which provide treatment through both anaerobic and aerobic bacterial action and mechanical filtering, ozonation, or ultraviolet <br>irradiation; (10) &quot;Sewage sludge&quot; means the solid or semisolid residues which are retained within a sewage pretreatment unit or grease trap, as a result of mechanical, hydraulic, <br>biologic, or chemical actions. It also includes raw sewage accepted and stored <br>within a holding tank; (11) &quot;Site&quot; means a facility or parcel of land under the ownership of any person which is intended for use as the ultimate disposal or treatment location for sewage sludge; <br>and (12) &quot;Tank&quot; means any container placed on a vehicle to carry in transport sewage sludge removed from a sewage pretreatment unit, grease trap, or holding tank. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 392, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 342, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1992 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 248, sec. 3, effective July 14, 1992. -- Created 1972 (1st Extra. Sess.) Ky. Acts <br>ch. 3, sec. 1, effective January 1, 1973. Legislative Research Commission Note. Due to the transfer of functions by KRS 224.022, subsections (1) to (3) have been included in this section by the Reviser of <br>Statutes. Subsections (4) to (7) were formerly compiled in KRS 224.005.

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211.970 Definitions for KRS 211.972 to 211.982. As used in KRS 211.972 to 211.982, unless the context requires otherwise: <br>(1) &quot;Approved&quot; means that which has been considered acceptable to the cabinet; <br>(2) &quot;Cabinet&quot; means the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and includes its authorized agents; (3) &quot;Grease&quot; means fats or oils of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin, separately or in colloidal or dissolved states in combination with soaps, detergents, or food <br>particles; (4) &quot;Grease trap&quot; means a component designed to separate grease and its constituents from the wastewater stream, provide for storage of separated grease, and discharge <br>the remaining wastewater for treatment; (5) &quot;Holding tank&quot; means a tank which provides limited pretreatment and storage for off-site disposal where site limitations preclude immediate installation of a <br>subsurface soil absorption system, or connection to a municipal sewer. It also <br>includes portable toilets and similar temporary-use units which contain holding <br>tanks; (6) &quot;Person&quot; means any individual, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, company, or governmental unit; (7) &quot;Secretary&quot; means the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; <br>(8) &quot;Sewage&quot; means domestic blackwater and greywater wastes, but does not include waste from industrial or commercial processes; (9) &quot;Sewage pretreatment unit&quot; means a watertight sewage treatment structure designed and constructed to receive raw sewage, separate solids from liquids, digest organic <br>matter through a period of retention, and allow clarified effluent to discharge to a <br>subsurface soil absorption system. Pretreatment units fall into three (3) basic <br>categories: <br>(a) Septic tanks, which rely predominantly on anaerobic bacterial action for treatment; (b) Aerobic units, which introduce atmospheric air into the sewage to promote treatment by aerobic bacteria; and (c) Combination units, which provide treatment through both anaerobic and aerobic bacterial action and mechanical filtering, ozonation, or ultraviolet <br>irradiation; (10) &quot;Sewage sludge&quot; means the solid or semisolid residues which are retained within a sewage pretreatment unit or grease trap, as a result of mechanical, hydraulic, <br>biologic, or chemical actions. It also includes raw sewage accepted and stored <br>within a holding tank; (11) &quot;Site&quot; means a facility or parcel of land under the ownership of any person which is intended for use as the ultimate disposal or treatment location for sewage sludge; <br>and (12) &quot;Tank&quot; means any container placed on a vehicle to carry in transport sewage sludge removed from a sewage pretreatment unit, grease trap, or holding tank. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 392, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 342, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1992 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 248, sec. 3, effective July 14, 1992. -- Created 1972 (1st Extra. Sess.) Ky. Acts <br>ch. 3, sec. 1, effective January 1, 1973. Legislative Research Commission Note. Due to the transfer of functions by KRS 224.022, subsections (1) to (3) have been included in this section by the Reviser of <br>Statutes. Subsections (4) to (7) were formerly compiled in KRS 224.005.

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211.970 Definitions for KRS 211.972 to 211.982. As used in KRS 211.972 to 211.982, unless the context requires otherwise: <br>(1) &quot;Approved&quot; means that which has been considered acceptable to the cabinet; <br>(2) &quot;Cabinet&quot; means the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and includes its authorized agents; (3) &quot;Grease&quot; means fats or oils of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin, separately or in colloidal or dissolved states in combination with soaps, detergents, or food <br>particles; (4) &quot;Grease trap&quot; means a component designed to separate grease and its constituents from the wastewater stream, provide for storage of separated grease, and discharge <br>the remaining wastewater for treatment; (5) &quot;Holding tank&quot; means a tank which provides limited pretreatment and storage for off-site disposal where site limitations preclude immediate installation of a <br>subsurface soil absorption system, or connection to a municipal sewer. It also <br>includes portable toilets and similar temporary-use units which contain holding <br>tanks; (6) &quot;Person&quot; means any individual, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, company, or governmental unit; (7) &quot;Secretary&quot; means the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; <br>(8) &quot;Sewage&quot; means domestic blackwater and greywater wastes, but does not include waste from industrial or commercial processes; (9) &quot;Sewage pretreatment unit&quot; means a watertight sewage treatment structure designed and constructed to receive raw sewage, separate solids from liquids, digest organic <br>matter through a period of retention, and allow clarified effluent to discharge to a <br>subsurface soil absorption system. Pretreatment units fall into three (3) basic <br>categories: <br>(a) Septic tanks, which rely predominantly on anaerobic bacterial action for treatment; (b) Aerobic units, which introduce atmospheric air into the sewage to promote treatment by aerobic bacteria; and (c) Combination units, which provide treatment through both anaerobic and aerobic bacterial action and mechanical filtering, ozonation, or ultraviolet <br>irradiation; (10) &quot;Sewage sludge&quot; means the solid or semisolid residues which are retained within a sewage pretreatment unit or grease trap, as a result of mechanical, hydraulic, <br>biologic, or chemical actions. It also includes raw sewage accepted and stored <br>within a holding tank; (11) &quot;Site&quot; means a facility or parcel of land under the ownership of any person which is intended for use as the ultimate disposal or treatment location for sewage sludge; <br>and (12) &quot;Tank&quot; means any container placed on a vehicle to carry in transport sewage sludge removed from a sewage pretreatment unit, grease trap, or holding tank. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 392, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 342, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1992 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 248, sec. 3, effective July 14, 1992. -- Created 1972 (1st Extra. Sess.) Ky. Acts <br>ch. 3, sec. 1, effective January 1, 1973. Legislative Research Commission Note. Due to the transfer of functions by KRS 224.022, subsections (1) to (3) have been included in this section by the Reviser of <br>Statutes. Subsections (4) to (7) were formerly compiled in KRS 224.005.

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