TriCo Regional Sewer Utility

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Covid-19 Status Update

June 12, 2020

Attention FOG Facilities:

Back on Track Indiana: Stage 5 states all commercial businesses and restaurants may open at full capacity July 4, 2020.

TriCo Regional Sewer Utility (TriCo) will resume random inspections and enforcing cleaning
schedules beginning July 6, 2020.

TriCo is cognizant that some regulated entities may have additional health and safety
measures in place and/or limited staff to assist with conducting inspections during the novel
coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. TriCo will take necessary measures to prevent the
spread of COVID-19 while continuing to conduct inspections as appropriate to ensure
compliance with applicable requirements.

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, TriCo inspectors will be taking the following precautions:

• Wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) which, at minimum, will include a face mask and any additional equipment appropriate for the site, which may include gloves, goggles, and boot covers.

• Frequent handwashing and/or use of hand sanitizer before and after visiting facilities.

• To the maximum extent possible, maintaining at least six feet of social distancing.

• To the maximum extent possible, receiving and providing documents through contactless,
electronic communications.

TriCo staff will also comply with reasonable screening protocols enacted by regulated entities including non-invasive temperature screenings, brief medical questionnaires, and signing visitor logs. TriCo staff will not comply with onerous or invasive preconditions, nor will they sign any document that imposes legal conditions on the visit, including releases,
waivers, agreements, or assumptions of liability in order to gain access to the facility.
TriCo is authorized by Sewer Use Ordinance 6-9-2014, to have designated agents, upon presentation of proper credentials, enter private or public property to inspect and investigate possible violations. Such inspections are necessary to allow TriCo to perform their duties in protecting public health and the environment.

Please contact us with any questions. Respectfully,

Pretreatment Coordinator TriCo Regional Sewer Utility 10701 North College Avenue Suite A
Indianapolis, Indiana 46280
Phone: 317-844-9200