AIR FORCE - AFI 32-7041
WATER QUALITY COMPLIANCE
|Publication Date:||10 December 2003|
Air Force Instruction (AFI) 32-7041 implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 32-70, Environmental Quality. It provides details of the Air Force Water Quality Compliance Program. It applies to all permanent Air Force installations and facilities generating, collecting, treating, reusing, and disposing of domestic and industrial wastewater, storm water, non-point source runoff, biosolids, and water treatment residuals, including disposal by underground injection. It explains how to assess, attain, and sustain compliance with the Clean Water Act (CWA); other Federal, state and local environmental regulations, Final Governing Standards (FGS), or the Overseas Environmental Baseline Guidance Document (OEBGD), applicable international agreements, and related Department of Defense (DoD) and Air Force directives. For DoD components at installations outside the United States, its territories, and possessions, i.e. overseas, implement the applicable portions of this AFI in accordance with international agreements and the applicable FGS or Environmental Governing Standards or, in their absence, the OEBGD. Any paragraph identified with an asterisk (*) does not apply to overseas installations. See AFI 32-7006, Environmental Program in Foreign Countries for additional environmental guidance for overseas installations. Unless otherwise noted, the guidance and procedures outlined in this instruction apply to all Air Force installations within the United States, its territories, and in foreign countries. Additionally, this AFI applies to the Air Force Reserves, the Air National Guard, Government Owned-Contractor Operated facilities, and Direct Reporting Units (DRU) and Field Operating Agencies (FOA) not located on Air Force installations. All records created by this AFI will be maintained and disposed of in accordance with Air Force Manual (AFMAN) 37-139, Records Disposition Schedule. Send comments and suggested improvements on Air Force (AF) Form 847, Recommendation for Change of Publication, through channels, to Headquarters, United States Air Force, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Environmental Division (HQ USAF/ILEV), 1260 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 20330-1260. Any organization may supplement this instruction. Major Commands (MAJCOM), FOA and DRU send one copy of each supplement to HQ USAF/ILEV, other commands send one copy of each supplement to the next higher headquarters. See Attachment 1 for a glossary of references and supporting information.