NPDES Permit for Kootenai River Nutrient Injection Site in Idaho
Transfer of permitting authority to Idaho. As of July 1, 2019, EPA has transferred authority to administer and enforce this permit to the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. For more information, visit Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) Program.
Below are EPA's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) final permit and supporting documents for the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho's Nutrient Injection Site discharging to the Kootenai River immediately downstream of the Montana border, near Leonia, Idaho.
- Permit number: ID0028291
- Effective date: June 2, 2006
- Permit expires: June 2, 2011 (administratively continued)
Note: This permit was transfered from the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game to the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho effective August 15, 2018.
NPDES Permit, Kootenai River Nutrient Injection Site, Idaho, #ID0028291 (pdf)
Final permit (originally issued to the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game; transferred to the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho in August 2018).
NPDES Permit Fact Sheet, Kootenai River Nutrient Injection Site, Idaho, #ID0028291 (pdf)
Technical basis for NPDES permit.