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WQD | AZPDES Individual Permit


Individual Permit

Revised On: Sept. 26, 2023 -  2:40 p.m.

This permit is for municipal, domestic, and non-domestic (industrial) discharges of pollutants to surface water that fits the definition of “waters of the U.S.” as described in the Clean Water Act. The permit is valid for five years. A renewal permit can be continued past five years if a renewal application is received 180 days prior to the expiration date of the permit.

Apply for an AZPDES Individual Permit

To apply, complete the necessary following forms and submit them by email to ADEQ | Email Forms >


  • A Mixing Zone Application Form is required for applicants requesting a mixing zone | View/Download >
  • The Toxicity Reduction Plan Template is used for creating a Toxicity Reduction Evaluation (TRE) Plan for ADEQ to review | Download (Word) >

Compliance Reporting

DMRs, exceedances, annual reports and sanitary sewer overflow reports are all available to submit online with myDEQ. The Federal e-Reporting Rule requires digital submission for DMRs. As a myDEQ user (ADEQ's online portal), you can submit reports online 24/7 when you register for a free myDEQ account | Learn More >

  • Need information about fees? | Learn More >
  • Are You Reporting an SSO, Bypass or Noncompliance Event?
  • Sanitary sewer overflow (SSO), bypass, and noncompliance reporting have all gone paperless with myDEQ | Log in or Register Today >