Municipal Liquid Waste: Am I Regulated?
If you generate liquid waste, you must ensure that your waste is properly handled and disposed.
If you transport liquid wastes, including sludges, you will need to register as a transporter
If you plan to transfer liquid waste, you will need to obtain a permit or a registration for a liquid waste transfer facility. You may temporarily store a limited volume of liquid waste at a location outside of a transfer facility under certain conditions.
If you plan to accept liquid waste for processing, you must obtain a permit or registration from the TCEQ unless the activity is conducted at a permitted landfill.
Liquid waste from municipal sources may be disposed of in a landfill if it has been processed, or it may be composted, recycled, or applied to land under certain conditions.
If you are handling an oily water mixture from an oil-water separator, contact the Used Oil Recycling Program to find out if you need a separate authorization.
Please contact us by mail, telephone, or email if you have questions about the transfer, processing, storage, or disposal of municipal liquid waste.