What type of business operations will be assessed this surcharge?
• Eating establishments, such as dine-in or fast food restaurants, which prepare food products are listed as Class 1 dischargers.
• Establishments which perform washing or cleaning services, including servicing of automobiles, are listed as Class 2 dischargers. Examples include car washes, auto repair facilities and commercial laundry facilities.
• Other establishments which engage in food preparation or cooking, such as bakeries, donut shops and delicatessens are listed as Class 3 dischargers.
• Other establishments may be included into surcharge program depending on wastewater discharge strength assessment.

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1. Why are some businesses being assessed an additional wastewater charge?
2. What type of business operations will be assessed this surcharge?
3. What City Ordinance governs the surcharge program?
4. What is the anticipated cost?
5. Can a business request to have the strength of its wastewater analyzed?
6. What if multiple businesses have their water feed from the same water meter?
7. Will the surcharge be applied to dedicated irrigation meters?
8. Whom do you contact if you have more questions about this program?