Ground Water Discharge Permit (Municipal or Industrial) Details

Ground Water Discharge Permit (Municipal or Industrial)

General Info - Statewide Permit


This Maryland permit controls the disposal of treated municipal or industrial wastewater into the State‚Äôs ground water via spray irrigation and other land-treatment applications, as well as into the subsurface by a drain field or seepage pit. A groundwater discharge permit will contain the limitations and requirements deemed necessary to protect public health and protect ground water quality. 


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    Approval time

  • $50.0 - $20,000.0

    Application cost

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Agency/Contact

Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Maryland Department of Environment

Contact Information

Ching-Tzone Tien

Email: Ching-Tzone.Tien@maryland.gov

Tel: (410) 537-3662



Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of Environment the legal authority to issue this approval?

FEDERAL: 40 CFR Part 144

STATE: Environment Article, Title 9, Subtitle 3; COMAR 26.08.01through 26.08.04 and 26.08.07.