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Stormwater Stakeholders Group (SWSG)

Meeting schedule, agenda, summary of past meetings, and related information for this voluntary group that meets to discuss issues related to stormwater permits and requirements.

UPDATERenewal of the Construction General Permit (CGP), TXR150000

The TCEQ is in the process of renewing the TPDES Construction General Permit (CGP), TXR150000, which expires on March 5, 2023. The TCEQ published notice of the proposed 2023 CGP in Texas Register and Houston Chronicle. TCEQ received public comments on the proposed general permit and fact sheet from September 16, 2022 to October 17, 2022. For more information, please visit the Construction General Permit webpage.

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Participation in the SWSG

The SWSG is open to the public. Anyone who is interested in stormwater permitting may attend and participate in SWSG meetings. The SWSG currently has representation from water associations, river authorities, academic institutions of higher learning, petroleum and chemical industry, electrical utility industry, agricultural industry, consulting firms, law firms, engineering firms, consumer groups, environmental organizations, public and private treatment plant operators and managers, municipalities, industries, government entities, and individual citizens.

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Renewal of the Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) General Permit, TXR040000

On September 27, 2022, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) held a public stakeholder meeting to discuss the upcoming 2024 renewal of the TPDES Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) General Permit, TXR040000. The general permit authorizes discharge from stormwater from small MS4s and expires on January 24, 2024.

TCEQ presented preliminary proposed changes to the general permit and welcomed input from stakeholders. The recorded livestream and additional items from this stakeholder meeting are available in the table below.

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Summaries and Handouts from Past Meetings (Construction, Industrial, and Municipal)

The files linked below are in various file formats. (Help with Downloading Files.)

Date Permit Type Notification Agenda/Attendees Summary Webcast Presentations Handout(PPT/PDF) Handouts(PDF)
Monday, October 17, 2022 Public Meeting Construction General Permit TXR150000 Notification Microsoft Word Document Agenda
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System General Permit (MS4) TXR040000 Notification Agenda Webcast PresentationMicrosoft PowerPoint Document Handouts
October 21, 2021 Construction General Permit TXR150000 Notification Agenda Presentation Handouts
October 18, 2019 Multi Sector General Permit TXR050000 Notification Agenda Summary Webcast Presentation Handouts
March 21, 2017 Small MS4 Phase II General Permit TXR040000 Notification Agenda   Webcast Presentation Handouts
October 17, 2016 Construction General Permit General Permit TXR150000 Notification Agenda Summary Webcast PresentationMicrosoft PowerPoint Document  
January 8, 2015 Multi Sector General Permit TXR050000 Notification Agenda Webcast
September 24, 2012 Public Meeting Small MS4 Phase II General Permit TXR040000 Notification Agenda   Webcast    
February 21, 2012 Construction General Permit General Permit TXR150000 Notification Agenda   Webcast   Handouts
June 13, 2011 Small MS4 Phase II General Permit TXR040000 Notification Agenda   Webcast   Handouts
April 27, 2011 Small MS4 Phase II General Permit TXR040000 Notification Agenda   Webcast   Handouts
July 22, 2002 Multi Sector General Permit TXR050000 Agenda        

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Related Documents

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Staff Contact

For more information or to suggest topics for future stakeholder meetings, call our main Water Quality Division line, 512-239-4671, or via e-mail at SWGP@tceq.texas.gov

If you have any questions concerning the workgroup or need special accommodations at a meeting, e-mail via OUTREACH@tceq.texas.gov.

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