Industrial Discharge Permits (District of Columbia)

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EZFeed Policy

Place District of Columbia
Applies to Municipality District of Columbia


Name Industrial Discharge Permits (District of Columbia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator DC Water Department of Wastewater Treatment
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


All businesses and government agencies discharging process wastewater to the public sewer system must report their activities to DC Water's Pretreatment Center. Wastewater discharge permits are required prior to discharging into the sewer system. This applies to industrial, commercial, or federal entities.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Elaine Wilson
Department DC Water Department of Wastewater Treatment
Division Pretreatment and Lab Division
Address 5000 Overlook Ave. SW
Address 2 CMF 2nd Floor
Place Washington, D.C.
Zip/Postal Code 20032
Phone 202.787.4177