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Facilities with Multi-Sector General Permits: Requirements for Reporting Using the Electronic System NetDMR

January 2022 – Certain Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) facilities must submit discharge-monitoring reports (DMRs ) electronically in NetDMR by March 31, 2022.

If your facility meets either of the following conditions, you must submit through the NetDMR electronic reporting systemExit the TCEQ by March 31, 2022:

  • Must meet federal effluent limits within sectors A, C, D, E, J, O, and S (find a full list of activities required to meet federal effluent limits in Part III.C.2 Table 3 of the MSGP, TXR050000).
  • Must meet numeric effluent limits for hazardous metals and must report because of an exceedance.

Benchmark Monitoring: You are not required to collect benchmark samples for the MSGP renewal year (2021) or report those values by March 2022. Facilities with benchmark monitoring requirements must begin collecting samples in 2022 and report results in NetDMR by March 31, 2023.

How to Access NetDMR

You need an account through EPA’s Central Data Exchange (CDX) to access the NetDMR system. Visit our NetDMR webpage to find information on how to create an account, instructional videos, and other resources.

  • If you have questions, contact TCEQ’s MSGP NetDMR help line at (855) 906-6747.

If you cannot report MSGP monitoring data electronically and qualify for a waiver contact the Stormwater Processing Center at (512) 239-3700. TCEQ may grant a temporary waiver from electronic reporting in limited cases for each authorization.

Free NetDMR Webinar

TCEQ will host a free, three-hour webinar about how to report monitoring data in NetDMR. Staff will be available to answer questions during the event.

February # from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST

Register online to attend or call the SBLGA Hotline at (800) 447-2827.