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General Discharge Permit

General Permit For Discharges from Swimming Pools & Spas​
Maryland General Permit No. 17-SI

 ​NOTICE - Permit Issued (effective December 1, 2022) ​​​

The Department has issued the final renewal permit for the General Permit for Discharges ​from Swimming Pools and Spas, effective December 1, 2022.  The Department held a public hearing on August 3, 2022 and offered the opportunity to submit comments until August 10, 2022.  The Department has composed a response to all comments received and prepared a final determination for the renewal permit.  Notice of the final determination will be published in the Maryland Register and in newspapers across the State on or around November 4, 2022.  Information regarding the final determination is presented on this page below:

​​​ Upcoming Training Opportunities ​​​

The Department is offering free training opportunities to any party interested in learning more about the 17-SI General Permit.  If you own or operate a swimming pool or similar facility​ which was registered under the previous 17-SI permit or which may have a wastewater discharge, you are strongly encouraged to attend.  The dates for​ currently-scheduled events are presented below.  Please click on the respective link to sign up to attend the training.  


17-SI Permit Information​

​Permit​

​Forms

Supplemental Information​

Contact Info

If you have additional questions or would like more information, please contact the Industrial & General Permits Division at (410) 537-3323.


Previous Permit (12-SI)​​


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