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Water Compliance Resources

List of drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, and Edwards Aquifer resources for small businesses and local governments.

Drinking Water  |  Wastewater  |  Stormwater  |  Edwards Aquifer

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Drinking Water

Public Water Supply: Compliance Resources — Information, guidance, and forms for public water systems in Texas.

Obtaining Approval for a New or Existing Public Water System

Water Funding

Drought Planning for Public Water Systems

Asset Management for Public Water Systems

    • Managing Small Public Water Systems (RG-501) — A five-part series helping owners, managers, or operators of small water utilities understand and comply with rules and develop tools for planning and operation.

Water at Your R.V. Park or Temporary Housing Site

Sampling, Record Keeping and Reporting

Wastewater

Notification forms and reporting

Wastewater Compliance Spreadsheets and Tools

Septic Systems

Stormwater

Check the status of your stormwater permit online.

Industrial Stormwater General Permit

Industrial facilities with an applicable Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code, that discharge stormwater into a storm drain system or to surface waters in the state of Texas must comply with stormwater permitting requirements.

Forms

To obtain the following forms, go to the TCEQ Forms Web page and search for the form number indicated (in parentheses).

    • Notice of Intent (TCEQ Form 10382)
    • No-Exposure Certification (TCEQ Form 10383)
    • Hazardous Metals Waiver (TCEQ Form 10425)
    • Notice of Termination (TCEQ Form 10443)
    • Benchmark Monitoring Data Analysis (TCEQ Form 20091)
    • Notice of Change (TCEQ Form 20390)

Publications

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWP3):

To obtain Discharge Monitoring Reports and the Benchmark Summary Form, go the Monitoring and Reporting Stormwater Discharges from Industrial Facilities Web page.

Guidance

    • Industrial Facilities — This page contains steps for obtaining coverage under the Multi-Sector General Permit.

Construction Stormwater General Permit

The Stormwater Permitting Program requires operators of construction sites that disturb one or more acres of land to obtain permit coverage.

Forms

To obtain the following forms, go to the TCEQ Forms Web page and search for the form number indicated (in parentheses).

Publications

Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s)

Forms

To obtain the following forms, go to the TCEQ Forms Web page and search for the form number indicated (in parentheses).

  • Notice of Intent (TCEQ Form 20368)
  • Notice of Change (TCEQ Form 20392)
  • Waiver 1 (TCEQ Form 20369)
MS4 Annual Reporting form (coming soon)
Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Model Ordinance Microsoft Word Document

Guidance

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The following links take you off the TCEQ website (Exit the TCEQ). If you encounter an inactive (broken) link, please send an e-mail to sbap@tceq.texas.gov and indicate which link was broken.



Edwards Aquifer

    • Edwards Aquifer: Compliance Resources — Information and resources for small-business owners and local governments planning any construction activity over the Edwards Aquifer in Texas.
    • Edwards Aquifer Protection ProgramTools, guidance and other information regarding the Edwards Aquifer Protection Program which serves to regulate activities, including construction, that have the potential for polluting the Edwards Aquifer.

Reporting on Monthly Effluent Report (MER) Forms

Water Updates

Water and Wastewater Funding Sources
View a list of financial assistance programs for water and wastewater projects.

Important information