ADEQ Updates Stormwater General Permits

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General Permit Modifications

Four Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES) general permits have been modified to incorporate Arizona’s new Surface Water Protection Program,1 which includes state protections for non-WOTUS protected surface waters | Learn More About the Program

Modified Permits and Related Documents:

Construction General Permit (CGP) | Permit | Fact Sheet | Response to Comments

De Minimis General Permit (DMGP) | Permit | Fact Sheet | Response to Comments

Industrial Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) | Permit | Fact Sheet | Response to Comments

Mining MSGP | Permit | Fact Sheet | Response to Comments

No action is currently required to maintain coverage if you have an active NOI for these permits.

1In accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes Title 49, Chapter 2, Article 3.1

If you have questions about these modifications, please call the AZPDES General Permit Hotline at 602-771-1440 oremail

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Under the Environmental Quality Act of 1986, the Arizona State Legislature established the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in 1987 as the state agency for protecting and enhancing public health and the environment of Arizona. For more information, visit
ADEQ will take reasonable measures to provide access to department services to individuals with limited ability to speak, write or understand English and/or to those with disabilities. Requests for language translation, ASL interpretation, CART captioning services or disability accommodations must be made at least 48 hours in advance by contacting the Title VI Nondiscrimination Coordinator, Leonard Drago, at 602-771-2288 or For a TTY or other device, Telecommunications Relay Services are available by calling 711.

ADEQ tomará las medidas razonables para proveer acceso a los servicios del departamento a personas con capacidad limitada para hablar, escribir o entender inglés y/o para personas con discapacidades. Las solicitudes de servicios de traducción de idiomas, interpretación ASL (lengua de signos americano), subtitulado de CART, o adaptaciones por discapacidad deben realizarse con al menos 48 horas de anticipación comunicándose con el Coordinador de Anti-Discriminación del Título VI, Leonard Drago, al 602-771-2288 o Para un TTY u otro dispositivo, los servicios de retransmisión de telecomunicaciones están disponible llamando al 711. 

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