New TPDES Multi-Sector General Permit

Storm Water Drain

What Major Changes Does the Permit Contain? The changes to the general permit include:

  • Removal of the requirement for a facility owner to sign the application for permit coverage
  • Revisions to the annual discharge monitoring report requirements to require reporting of results of compliance with numeric effluent limits
  • Revisions to benchmark reporting requirements
  • Addition of a requirement to maintain a rain gauge for determination of representative storm events
  • Revision of Sector J, related to Mineral Mining and Processing Facilities, to require alternative permit coverage for certain quarries that are addressed in the Texas Water Code at Section 26.553

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General Permit TXR050000

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