About the Industrial Wastewater Management Program
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) regulates the discharge, treatment and storage of industrial wastewater to preserve and protect inland and coastal surface waters, groundwater, and sewer systems.

Policies & Guidance
Permit Applications & Reporting Forms
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Industrial Wastewater Regulations

Policies & Guidance

Industrial Wastewater/Holding Tanks Forms

  • BRP WP 91, 92 - Permit for Industrial Sewer User

    Specific industrial facilities that discharge wastewater to Publicly Owner Treatment Works (POTWs) need to obtain sewer connection permits. This permit replaces BWP IW 38, 39. June 2014.

  • Sewer Connection Forms
    Most facilities with specific Standard Industrial Classification (SIC Codes) and industrial wastewater discharges of 25,000 gallons per day or less to smaller treatment plants are required to submit certifications.
  • Industrial Wastewater Holding Tanks
    Owner/operators of holding tanks, mobile tanks and containers used for non-hazardous, non-sanitary wastewater need to file one-time certifications.

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