GEGA ENGINEERS ＆ CONSULTANTS CO., LTD. assists the Kinmen County Environmental Protection Bureau (hereinafter referred to as the Bureau) to implement the "Project of Water Pollution Source Audit and Control, and Water Sewage Fee Collection and Audit for Kinmen County in 2022" (hereinafter referred to as the Project). The implementation period is from January 12, 2022 to December 31, 2022, and the planned funding is NT$4.8 million. The statistical period of this report is from January 12, 2022 to October 30, 2022. Summary of the work content and implementation results is as follows.
1. Audit and sampling of water pollution management projects
This project should conduct at least 25 inspections per month on listed management enterprises and sewage and sewer systems (including at least 8 inspections per month in animal husbandry). According to statistics, from January to the end of October, a total of 396 audits have been completed, and the progress rate of this project has been achieved. 100%. Drainage sampling should be completed 32 times per quarter, and 128 times have been completed so far, with a 100% success rate. The audit and sampling test results showed that the discharge water of 8 sub-pipeline utilities exceeded the standard limit, with a failure rate of 6%.
2. Functional evaluation of wastewater treatment facilities for water pollution classified businesses Based on conditions such as audit and sanction records and abnormal declaration materials, one water pollution control enterprise was selected for functional evaluation. The initial evaluation was completed in July, experts and scholars were invited to conduct re-evaluation in August, and a consultation meeting was held in September. In the meeting, institutions were required to propose permission changes based on the evaluation results.
3. Regulations publicity briefing
A session of water pollution source control data management system operation instructions was conducted on July 1st. The course included permit application, regular inspection and declaration, and information disclosure. There were a total of 23 participants. According to the results of the survey on the satisfaction of this meeting, all the participants expressed "satisfaction" with the arrangement of this meeting.
4. Collection and verification of water pollution fees
According to the regulations of "Project of Water Pollution Source Audit and Control, and Water Sewage Fee Collection and Audit in 2022" prescribed in the huan-shu-shui-zi-di-no-1111037270 letter issued by Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan, on March 28, 2022, there were less than 100 classified companies in this county, and 5 companies should be checked. In addition, according to the assessment regulations, to achieve full marks, they need to reach a check rate of 120%. Therefore, this Project checked 9 companies (180%), with a total of 47 periods should be checked. The earliest was the 1st period in 2017. According to the inspection results, 9 of the periods reported incorrect information, with an error rate of 19.1%. 4 businesses were involved in the recalculation of water sewage fees, and the amount of additional payment after inspection was NT$48,198.
5. Environmental water body/water quality monitoring
15 water quality sampling and analysis operations of rivers, lakes, and reservoirs were carried out every quarter this year. Analysis items include pH, DO, BOD, SS, coliform group, ammonia nitrogen, total phosphorus, etc. Jinmen Reservoir generally has the phenomenon of optimal culture. Regarding the water body/water quality improvement strategy of this jurisdiction, the following suggestions are as follows: improve the user connection of the public sewage sewer system, or set up sewage interception facilities in sunny days; promote the discharge of livestock wastewater into the sewage sewer system and promote the recycling of livestock manure; remove the pollutants that have flowed into the reservoir by dredging the bottom mud of the reservoir; regional drainage facilities increase the frequency of aquatic plants and silt removal before the flood season; promote the use of organic fertilizers, rational fertilization and replanting afforestation to farmers to reduces pollutant rainfall that washes into reservoirs.
6. Waste (sewage) water automatic monitoring (viewing) and connection transmission
After on-site inspection of Taiwan Power Company Tashan Thermal Power Plant., Seawater Destilation Plant of Kinmen Works, Taihu Lake Water Resource Recovery Center, Jincheng urban planning area sewage sewer system, the results showed that the contents of the automatic monitoring (inspection) facility setting confirmation report of each factory are consistent, and the monitoring frequency and data storage are in compliance with laws and regulations. However, it is suggested that the industry should strengthen the plot maintenance of the CWMS detection tank of the Taihu Lake Water Resources Recovery Center (twice/week).
7. Guidance and promotion of water environment patrol team
Four (4) cross-township exchange meetings, one (1) World Water Quality Monitoring Day and seed teacher training, and one (1) observation activity in other counties and cities were held. This project continues to care about the environmental protection enthusiasm of the rivers and the lives of nearby rivers through the patrol team Environmental characteristics, assist in the implementation of river pollution inspection operations nearby, and make up for the shortage of inspection resources and manpower.
8. Assistance in the review of applications for water pollution source permits Assisted in the review of 57 cases, including 13 cases of surface water discharge permits, 16 cases of simple discharge permit documents, 30 cases of runoff waste water reduction plan review and 1 case of storage permit, detailed table 4.1.2 3. The aforementioned cases belonged to 28 new applications, 16 changes, and 13 extensions and changes.
9. On-site survey operation of license application cases
In 2022, a total of 2 on-site investigation and inspection operations were carried out. The current investigation results found that the name of the main wastewater treatment unit was missing, the equipment specifications and quantities did not match (completely) or were wrong, and unidentified pipelines were found in Jinmen Branch of PRESICARRE CORPORATION. After requesting improvement, the operator has completed the removal.
10. Assisted in regular testing declaration review operation
During the implementation of the project, 130 regular inspections and declarations for the enterprises or sewage system operators within the jurisdiction had been completed, and the completion rate was 100%. According to the reporting period, there were 57 annual reports for the second half of 2021, 57 reports for the first half of 2022, 4 quarterly reports for 2021, and 12 quarterly reports for 2022.
11. Integration of air, water, waste, and toxic environmental protection permits
Having handled 1 environmental protection permit integration internal education training and 1 business publicity briefing session, assisted 3 business owners to complete the schematic drawing of air, water, waste, and toxic pollution flow, and confirmed that it complies with the original license content.
12. Use of biogas slurry and residue as farmland fertilizer in animal husbandry
For the part of the counseling industry to increase the amount of irrigation, this Project had targeted Livestock Research Institute, Kinmen County, which has a relatively low amount of irrigation in 2021, and had provided on-site guidance to increase the amount of irrigation, from an average of 9.1 metric tons per month in 2021 to 229.5 metric tons per month. This jurisdiction had approved a total of 17 biogas slurry and residue farmland fertilizers, with a total approved amount of 5,637.1 metric tons per year (Xingwang Livestock Farm was deregistered on July 12, 2022, and Hefa Livestock Farm released its control on the discharge of pipes into the public sewer system on August 5). According to the 2022 annual statistics until the end of September, the actual irrigation volume under this jurisdiction is 3,655.5 metric tons, and the total irrigation percentage is 64.8%.
13. Review of biogas residue and biogas slurry fertilizer use plan
According to the provisions of the "2022 Annual Water Pollution Prevention and Control Assessment Plan" of the Environmental Protection Agency, this Project gives priority to the two livestock farms (Xingnong and Xingwang ) in the catchment area of Tianpu Reservoir to guide and handle changes in fertilizer plans. Since the Xingwang Livestock Farm was off-husbandry, only the Xingnong Livestock Farm was tutored, and the biogas slurry was re-inspected on June 30. This livestock farm has changed from only anaerobic treatment to anaerobic and aerobic treatment. This year, it has completed one audit. The irrigation volume has increased from 72.9 metric tons per year to 536.4 metric tons per year, and the resource utilization rate has increased from 5.1% to 536.4 metric tons per year. 37.7%.
14. Environmental Quality Monitoring of Farmland Fertilizer Use
Monitoring Bishan Livestock Farm, Bihua Livestock Farm and Dajin Livestock Farm, the detected concentrations of total nitrogen were 479 mg/L, 1640 mg/L and 258 mg/L respectively, and the average concentration of total nitrogen was 792 mg/L. The average test result was 627 mg/L, all of which were lower than 900 mg/L at the time of application (essentials for fertilizing livestock wastewater and agricultural land).
The groundwater monitoring results of Gucheng Elementary School, Jinning Elementary and Junior High School, Anlan Elementary School, and Lieyu Junior High School showed that the average detected concentration of ammonia nitrogen was 0.09 mg/L, and the average detected concentration over the years was 0.18 mg/L. Except for the background of Bo Tsun Elementary School Except for the values exceeding the second-class groundwater pollution monitoring standards, the rest are all lower than the second-class groundwater pollution monitoring standards.
15. Recycling of runoff water from animal husbandry
A total of 12 companies in the jurisdiction have passed the approval, with a total approved recycling volume of 5,653.85 metric tons per year, of which Yongqun Livestock Farm, Jinming Livestock Farm , Qing’an Livestock Farm , and Dongdong Livestock Farm are tied for the first place. Their approvals amounted to 1,095 t/y, each accounting for 19.4%. Among the above-mentioned 12 enterprises, Xinlong Livestock Farm has the highest recycling water volume of 144 metric tons, which is 197.3% (actual recycled water volume/approved recycled water volume*100%).The second is Guolin Livestock Farm with 29.2 tons (100%). Among them, Xinlong Livestock Farm had assisted in changing the waste water management plan. The amount of recycled water had increased from 73 tons per year to 365 tons per year, and the resource utilization ratio had increased from 10.2% to 51.0%.
16. Self-assessment of EPA assessment results
According to the 2022 Environmental Protection Agency's relevant evaluation appraisal items and allocation criteria, the progress control of each appraisal item was carried out, and a feasible plan was proposed in a timely manner to effectively improve the work progress and evaluation scores. The self-evaluation score was 82.51 points.