Interested in learning more about water treatment technologies and regulations? Clear Water has compiled a list a helpful resources below.
Check out our page on Chitosan-Enhanced Sand Filtration (CESF) to learn more about our eco-friendly and extremely effective primary treatment technology.
*Please note that the following links are maintained by third-party websites, and, while we update our site regularly, we do not maintain any responsibility for the correctness of the links.
Stormwater Permits and Info by State
- Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP)
- Construction Stormwater General Permit (CSGP)
- Permit and Reporting Information System (PARIS)
- Certified Erosion and
Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) Database*
- Trained CESF Operators Database*
*Clear Water provides CESF Operator and CESCL training as well as CESCL inspections by qualified professionals!
Relevant US Federal Regulations
Discharges to waterways in the US are regulated by the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), which was created by the Clean Water Act. The Endangered Species Act further regulates activities affecting critical habitat for threatened or endangered species, such as some species of fish.
West Coast Regulatory Bodies
NPDES permits are handled at the state level. Learn more about the regulatory agencies in WA, OR, and CA below.