Dental practices that place or remove amalgam fillings (which can contain from 40% to 50% mercury) are a controllable source of mercury that impacts the City’s sewer systems. Consequently, all dental offices that are connected to the City and County of San Francisco’s sanitary sewer system are required to reduce their discharge of dental amalgam wastes to the lowest practicable level.
Dental practices must submit the following forms and permits to the City and County of San Francisco:
Upon receipt of your permit, you must sign and submit the Mandatory BMPs Certification Form to certify that you have implemented the required Best Management Practices.
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