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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)

NPDES Permit Writers' Course

The objective of the NPDES Permit Writers' Course is to provide the basic regulatory framework and technical considerations that support the development of wastewater discharge permits as required under the NPDES Permit Program. 

The course is designed for new permit writers, highlighting the process of developing, issuing, and complying with NPDES permits. Experienced permit writers wanting a refresher course and other water program staff wanting to learn more about the NPDES program are welcome.

We are are currently offering a Virtual Guided Learning Permit Writers’ Course that is a six-week course. Specific agendas for each course will be posted with the registration information.

Register for a Course

  • July 2021: Virtual Guided Learning Course
    • Registration coming soon.
  • September 2021: Virtual Guided Learning Course
    • Registration coming soon.

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