Clean water permitting sectors

Planning — preliminary effluent limits; permits — including applications and forms; compliance assistance and guidance; enforcement; contact information for each sector
  • Commerce and industry.  
    • For discharges from commercial and industrial activities - aquatic animal production, commercial washing outdoor structures, coal mining, metal mining, sand and gravel mining, non-extractive industrial, produced water, non-contact cooling water, and water treatment plant wastewater discharges.
  • Construction. 
    • For discharges from construction stormwater (erosion control) and hydrostatic testing.
    • For discharges from construction dewatering, remediation, subterranean (foundation) dewatering, and well development and pumping test activities.
  • Municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4).  
    • For discharges from municipalities' storm sewer systems.
  • Sewage systems.   
    • For discharges from wastewater treatment plants/facilities - to surface water and to groundwater
  • Biosolids.
    • For use and application of biosolids.
  • Pesticides.
    • For discharges from application of pesticides.  
  • Reclaimed water
    • For reuse of treated domestic wastewater.
  • Pretreatment.
    • For nondomestic wastewater to be discharged to a wastewater system.