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Industrial Wastewater Discharges: Rules

Links to the principal rules that apply to industrial wastewater discharges.

To better understand the permitting process and how requirements are established in wastewater permits, it helps to be familiar with the rules governing disposing of wastewater. The following links to the Texas Administrative Code may be helpful:

A guidance document can be found here which describes how effluent limits and other requirements based on water quality standards are established in industrial wastewater discharge permits to protect surface water quality standards.

Contact the Water Quality Division if you have questions.