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Industrial Wastewater Discharges to a POTW: Am I Regulated?

How to determine if your wastewater discharge is regulated by your local POTW or TCEQ.

If you are a categorical industrial userExit TCEQ (CIU) discharging process wastewater to a publicly owned treatment worksExit TCEQ(POTW), you will be regulated by either the local POTW who owns the sewer system or TCEQ. If you are a significant industrial user not subject to categorical pretreatment standards, you may still be regulated by your local POTW.

To determine who is responsible for regulating your wastewater discharges to the POTW you will need to know:

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