Industrial Wastewater Permitting

Who Needs One?
  • Facilities which discharge industrial wastewater, including:
    • Process wastewater: Any water which comes into direct contact any raw material, finished product, or waste product, any discharge which is covered by EPA's Effluent Limitation Guidelines (ELG). 
    • Noncontact cooling water (NCCW), unless covered by an ELG, and Contact cooling water (CCW)
    • Miscellaneous wastewaters: Blowdown from boilers or cooling water systems, Laboratory wastes, Housekeeping wastewaters, Seepage from materials, product, or waste storage piles, Sludge storage/processing operations, or Wastewater generated from the oil and gas extraction activities.


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