The resources below include regulations and guidance on water management from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
If your operation generates industrial wastewater, you have three options:
For more information about the NPDES and onsite treatment requirements, visit the following websites:
If you provide drinking water to your employees from an onsite well, you may need to meet Pennsylvania regulations for a nontransient, noncommunity, public water supply.
If you store items outside, such as drums, containers, pallets, tanks and scrap or off-spec product, you may need a Pennsylvania stormwater permit. Also, if you construct a building, addition, parking lot, or other structure that disturbs the soil, you need to contact your county conservation district about the possible runoff issues. To learn more:
Learn more about Pennsylvania's stormwater management program regarding surface water and effects of new land development on quantity and quality of runoff.
Beginning 10/31/11, discharges to the waters of the Commonwealth as a result of pesticide applications may require an individual or general permit (PAG-15).
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