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Clean Water Compliance Institute


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This course provides a comprehensive look at the Clean Water Act, including National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits, the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) process, 404 and storm water permits, and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plans, among other topics.


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Who Should Attend:

  • Those new to the clean water field
  • Those who need updating on Clean Water regulations and requirements

Benefits of Attending:

  • Gain insight into the activities that are regulated by law
  • Learn the process for obtaining a permit
  • Learn how to qualify for general permits or applicable exemptions
  • Discover what types of operational changes trigger the need for regulatory approval
  • Review strategies for developing a cost-effective permitting and compliance program
  • IHMM – 2.0 CMPs; ABIH & AIHA – 4.0 CMPs; NESHTA – 32 CE Hrs; NEHA – 26 CE Hrs; 1.8 CEUs, 1.8 COCs, 2.67 CMs, ABIH approval #10-254

Duration: 3 days



Start/End Dates



Day 1: 8:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

  • Registration
  • Course Introduction
  • Overview of the Federal Clean Water Act
  • Criminal, Civil, and Administrative Enforcement: How to Protect Yourself
  • Understanding the Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Pretreatment Requirements Affecting Industrial Discharges and Strategic
  • Strategic Considerations for Water Management
    • Release Prevention, Reporting, and Liability, Including SPCC
    • Wetlands Laws and Regulations
    • Understanding TMDL
    • Current and Future Priorities for EPA's Clean Water Regulatory Program

Day 2: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Understanding the NPDES Permit Program: An Overview
  • NPDES Permit Construction
  • Understanding the Technology-Based Effluent Limitation for Industry
  • Water Quality-Based Limitations
  • NPDES Permit Applications and Procedures
  • Important Factors in Writing Permits
  • Compliance Recordkeeping, Monitoring, and Enforcement
  • Questions and Answers

Day 3: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • Developing and Challenging Permits
  • Reviewing the Draft Permit
  • Developing Your Permitting Strategies
  • Appealing the Final Permit



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