Assistance Tools for Industrial Stormwater General Permit
The TPDES Stormwater Multi-Sector General Permit (TXR050000) for industrial facilities will renew on August 14, 2016. Please note that authorizations cannot be renewed until after August 14, 2016. Attempts to submit an application earlier than this date will result in duplicate authorizations for your site for the existing permit term.
After the general permit is issued, there will be a 90 day grace period starting August 14th and ending November 14, 2016, to submit your Notice of Intent (NOI) application for renewal via online or paper form using the updated NOI form which will not be available until August 14, 2016.
Industrial facilities, based on their 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. The following tools were designed to assist the regulated community in meeting permit requirements.
Many documents on this page are in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) or Microsoft Word . (Help with downloading files).
- Multi-Sector General Permit, TXR050000
Multi-Sector General Permit Information – Requirements and options for the treatment and discharge of stormwater from industrial facilities under General Permit TXR050000.
- Basics of Industrial Stormwater Regulations (RG-514)
- Industrial Facilities – This page contains steps for obtaining coverage under the Multi-Sector General Permit.
- Sampling Guide
- Conditional No-Exposure Exclusion for Stormwater Runoff: A Guide for Industries Operating Under the TPDES Multi-Sector General Permit, TXR050000 (RG-467)
- Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWP3):
- Quarterly Visual Monitoring of Stormwater Runoff (RG-403)
- Atlas of Texas Surface Waters (GI-316)
- Texas Integrated Report of Surface Water Quality - To determine if the water body receiving your stormwater discharges is impaired and to identify the pollutant associated with that impairment, you must review the current Index of All Impaired Waters. For permitting purposes, Category 4 and 5 represent the list of impaired waterways. Only a portion of impaired waters are associated with an established TMDL.
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)
To obtain Discharge Monitoring Reports and the Benchmark Summary Form, go the Monitoring and Reporting Stormwater Discharges from Industrial Facilities Web page.
- Additional Guidance and Quick Links: Industrial Activities – Links to documents associated with industrial stormwater activities.
- Latitude and Longitude
- EPA Industrial Fact Sheet Series – Includes control measures for minimizing the typical pollutants associated with discharges from specific sectors of industry.
Where can I find more information and assistance?
The TCEQ's Small Business and Local Government Assistance Section offers free, confidential help to small businesses and local governments working to comply with state environmental regulations. Call us at 800-447-2827 or visit our Web page at TexasEnviroHelp.org.