Wastewater Permits

General Discharge Permit

General Permit for the Discharge of Exterior Vehicle Washwater to Groundwater from Commercial and Business-Related Vehicle Washing Operations

Maryland General Permit No. 16-VW

Important Announcement

The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a new general permit for the discharge of exterior vehicle washwater to groundwater from commerical and business-related vehicle washing operations.

Current individual permit holders will be contacted when their permit is up for renewal and be given the opportunity to apply for this general permit instead of the individual permit. The general permit will have cost savings for the permittee.


Contact Info

If you have additional questions or would like more information, please contact Tracy Rocca-Weikart in the Groundwater Permits Division at 410-537-3778.

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