THE BOROUGH OF SWISSVALE

 

7560 ROSLYN STREET

SWISSVALE, PENNSYLVANIA 15218

Phone: 412/271-7101

FAX: 412/271-5441

 

REQUIRED PROCEDURES

FOR

DYE TESTING OF STRUCTURES

 The following procedures shall be followed when performing a Dye Test of any Structure or Facility within the Borough of Swissvale as prescribed by Ordinance Number 99-2, Adopted: 12, 1999:

 1. The Qualified Person or Firm shall perform all required observations and testing and shall maintain a written record and Including color photographs of ALL pertinent data.

 Qualified Personnel for the required dye testing shall be defined as a Registered Master Plumber with a current Health Permit issued by the Allegheny County Health Department-Plumbing Division. 

2. Perform a visual evaluation of all connections both internally and externally to determine obvious areas either directly discharging onto the ground surface or otherwise conclusively not connected into the Municipal Sanitary Sewer System.

 All other connections from roof connectors, downspouts, driveway drains, area drains and any other such facilities shall be tested and verified by means of dye test procedures.

 3. ALL facilities described in 2 above, shall be individually dye tested and completely verified for point discharge either to the ground surface roadway and/or curb line, adjacent storm sewer or illegally connected into the Municipal Sanitary Sewer.

 ALL required written and photographic verification shall be provided and submitted to the Borough of Swissvale upon specific request, and otherwise maintained on file with the Property Owner for future reference.

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