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Preliminary Effluent Limitations (PELS)  Application and Guidance pdf file  

Division Contacts:
               Domestic PELS- questions and fees - Eric Oppelt  303-692-3608  eric.oppelt@state.co.us
               Industrial PELS-  questions and fees- Erin Scott   303-692-3506   erin.scott@state.co.us

TO SUBMIT EFFLUENT DATA FOR ALL PERMIT TYPES REQUIRING DATA SUBMITTAL
                        Effluent data submittal form excel spreadsheet

INDIVIDUAL PERMITS

If the permittee would prefer a site specific analysis of mixing considerations and anti-degredation rules, the individual permit would apply.                 

GENERAL PERMITS  

A General Permit is appropriate when the permittee is able to and agrees to meet the standards in the General Permit.  General Permits are easier to apply for and are usually issued in a shorter time frame

Aquatic Animal Production

COG130000

Application pdf file

Termination pdf file

Permit pdf file  
Fact Sheet pdf file

Commercial Washing of
Outdoor Structures

COG607000

Application pdf file

Termination pdf file

Permit pdf file  
Fact Sheet pdf file

Coal Mining Process Water &
Stormwater Combined

COG850000

Application pdf file

Termination pdf file

Permit pdf file  
Fact Sheet pdf file

Hydrostatic Testing of Pipelines,
Tanks, & Similar Vessels

COG604000

Application pdf file  

Termination pdf file

Permit pdf file  
Fact Sheet pdf file  

Metal Mining Industry Stormwater

COR040000

Application pdf file  

Termination pdf file  

Permit pdf file  
Fact Sheet pdf file

Non-Contact Cooling Water

COG605000

Application pdf file  

Termination pdf file

Permit pdf file   
Fact Sheet pdf file

Non-Extractive Industries Stormwater

COR900000

Application pdf file   
Termination pdf file

Questions and Answers pdf file

  Permit pdf file    
Fact Sheet pdf file    
Mod 1 Fact Sheet pdf file    
Response to Comments pdf file

SWMP Guidance pdf file

No Exposure Exclusion from
CDPS Stormwater Permitting

CONOX0000

Application pdf file  

Termination pdf file

  

Produced Water Treatment Facilities

COG840000

Application pdf file  

Termination pdf file

Permit pdf file   
Mod 1 Fact Sheet pdf file
Issued Fact Sheet pdf file

Sand & Gravel Mining Wastewater
& Stormwater combined

COG500000

Application pdf file  
Appendix A pdf file
Appendix B pdf file

Termination pdf file

Permit pdf file  
Fact Sheet pdf file  

Sand & Gravel Mining & Processing 
Stormwater Only

COR340000

Application pdf file  
Appendix A pdf file       
Appendix B pdf file

Termination pdf file  

Permit pdf file  
Fact Sheet pdf file  

    DMR Form pdf file for SW Sand & Gravel only  

Subterranean Dewatering or
Well Development

COG603000

Application pdf file  

Termination pdf file  

Permit pdf file   
Fact Sheet pdf file  

2013 Permit pdf file  

2013 Fact Sheet pdf file

Water Treatment Plant
Wastewater Discharge

COG641000

Application pdf file  

Termination pdf file

Permit & Fact Sheet pdf file   

LOW RISK DISCHARGES

Low Risk Discharges - Water Quality Policy 27 WQP27 pdf file

Snow Melting

Policy pdf file

Swimming Pools

Policy pdf file

Potable Water Discharges

Policy pdf file
             Discharges from Potable Water Monitoring Devices Policy pdf file

Uncontaminated Groundwater Discharges to Ground

Policy pdf file

Surface Cosmetic Power Washing Operations - Discharges to Land

Policy pdf file

Fire Safety Maintenance Activities Draft Guidance

Guidance Document pdf file

OTHER PERMITTING FORMS  (see also Compliance Forms for contact changes and annual report forms)

  • Request pdf file      Modification Application

  • Request pdf file      Transfer Application

  • Request pdf file     Withdrawl Application 
                                        to withdraw request for new/renewal/or modifications

  •   Supplement Form pdf file  Application Supplement Form - accompanies any information sent
                                     to the division to supplement an application that has already been submitted.

  Memo pdf file Note that both the  Water Quality Control Division (WQCD) Permits Section and the Solid Waste Program in the Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division  (HMWMD) regulate activities impacting ground water.  The respective roles of the WQCD and HMWMD are described in the memorandum: Water Quality Control Division and Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division Solid Waste Program Coordination on Regulation of Groundwater Impacts Under SB-181. 

 

Compliance Forms
         Change of Contact Form pdf file
         Significant Change in Discharges Request pdf file
         Compliance Schedule Form pdf file
         DMR  
         Information                             
DMR Guidance pdf file Net DMRs Overview pdf file
    COR900000 DMR Assistance Memo pdf file Training Information pdf file
Annual Reports
         Non-Extractive Industrial ActivityStormwater    COR900000 Form pdf file
         Metal Mining Stormwater        COR040000 Form pdf file
          Sand and Gravel Industry     COR340000 and COR500000 Form pdf file
Guidance Documents
         Permitting Requirements for Stormwater Discharges     Guidance Document pdf file
          HTE/Commercial Washing of Outdoore Structures Fact Sheet   Fact Sheet pdf file
          NPDES Permit COR900000  Questions and Answers pdf file
          E P A Industrial Stormwater Fact Sheet Series
Stormwater Management Plan Guidance  
          Non-Extractive Industrial Activities 
               Stormwater Managment Plan Guidance                                
SWMP Guidance pdf file    
SWMP Checklist pdf file   
Potential Pollutants pdf file  
Appendices A-C pdf file
          Sand And Gravel Industrial Activities 
                 Stormwater Managment Plan Guidance
Guidance pdf file
           Metal Mining Industrial Activities 
                  Stormwater Managment Plan Guidance
Guidance pdf file
Sampling Guidance
           Industrial Stormwater Monitoring and Sampling Guide - EPA
           YouTube Video Instructions on Gathering Stormwater  Samples 
                                   Produced by Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
                      1- How to Collect an Industrial Stormwater GRAB Sample 
                                    4:13 min long video describing and demonstrating how to collect a GRAB Sample
                      2- How to Collect an Industrial Stormwater Sheet Flow Sample
                                    5:47 min long video describing and demonstrating how to collect a Sheet Flow Sample
                      3- How to Identify and Confirm Benchmark Monitoring Locations
                                     8:20 min long video describing and demonstrating how to determine Benchmark 
                                     Sampling Locations
Low Risk Policy and Guidance Documents
             Low Risk Discharges  Water Quality Policy 27 WQP27 pdf file  
            Snow Melting Policy pdf file  
            Swimming Pools Policy pdf file  
            Discharge of Potable Water Policy pdf file  
            Discharge of Uncontaminated Groundwater to Land Policy pdf file  
            Discharges of Surface Cosmetic Power Washing Operations to Land Policy pdf file  
            Discharges From Potable Water Monitoring Devices   Policy pdf file  
 Fire Safety Maintenace Activities Draft Guidance Guidance Document pdf file

 

 

 

 
Issued Enforcement Actions for 30-day public comment
 
 
 
 
Issued Enforcement Actions (January 1, 2009 through Present)
For enforcment actions older than 2009, please contact the records center   
 

Clean Water Compliance and Enforcement Unit

 

The Clean Water Compliance and Enforcement Unit monitors self reported data from facilities that have discharge permits. The Enforcement Specialists are in charge of working with these facilities to make sure that the State of Colorado's wastewater is meeting the guidelines set by the Clean Water Act.

 


 

DMR Guidance Button   ECHO website
If you have received a compliance advisory regarding your discharge monitoring reports, please review the DMR Guidance Document to ensure that you are filling your DMRs out with the proper parameters and reporting units.
 
If you believe you have identified an error in the data reported to the Division and/or published through EPA's Enforcement & Compliance History Online (ECHO), please click on the link to report the error directly through the ECHO Website.
     
Swim Beach Button  
Clean Water Policies
If you are looking for information on Colorado's Swim Beaches, Natural Swimming areas, Swim Beach Monitoring, or Swim Beach Closures, please visit our Swim Beach page.
 
For copies of Clean Water Enforcement Policies, please visit the policies page.
 
 

 
 

For a list of Sewage, Commerce & Industry, and MS4 permits that are active
                                    please check the EPA Echo Site

Active Stormwater Construction Permits     current through 4/1/2014 excel spreadsheet  
 

Construction Stormwater certifications issued in February     List for issued on 4/1/2014 excel spreadsheet                   

 Active Stormwater Industrial Permits          Current through 3/1/2014 excel spreadsheet                          
                         (Stormwater Industrial certs and MS4 Certs are in EPA Echo Site.
                            Certifications listed here will be migrated to EPA's site in the future.)

                                                                                              

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