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Due to the COVID-19 circumstances, the Iowa DNR NPDES section is encouraging applicants to submit individual permit applications electronically. Please submit individual NPDES permit applications to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Email attachment size is limited to 25 MB. Please use zip files or other options to submit attachments greater than 25 MB and communicate that in your email submittal. Only individual permit applications will be accepted at this email address.
Part F of the individual municipal/semipublic permit application and Form 5 of the individual industrial permit application require wet-ink signatures. Please sign Part F or Form 5 according to the instructions, scan the form, attach it to an email, and send it with the other appropriate application forms to the previously noted email address.
Electronic Notices of Intent for the storm water General Permits, #1, #2, and #3 may be submitted online using the Storm Water Permits Database. Notices of Intent for General Permits #5, #8, and #9 may be submitted online using the General Permits 5, 8 & 9 Database.
Individual NPDES permit application fees, individual permit amendment fees, and the completed fee invoices must still be mailed to the Wallace Building at: Iowa Department of Natural Resources Attn: NPDES Section, 502 East 9th St., Des Moines IA 50319-0034.
There are several types of forms that are required to be submitted to comply with the Iowa DNR's individual and general NPDES permits. The basic types of forms are listed below. Please follow the links for more information on and links to the forms.
Application forms for industrial, operation/land application, municipal - water treatment, municipal, and semipublic facilities are available on the Individual Application Forms webpage. Additional forms used in the individual permit application process, including the wasteload allocation form, treatment agreement form, and variance request form are also available.
Application forms for an NPDES permit for an Animal Feeding Operation are available on the AFO Forms page.
Until further notice, please submit all individual NPDES permit applications to the following email address: email@example.com. Only individual permit applications will be accepted at this email address; General Permit NOIs and NODs will not be accepted.
The individual permit application forms were updated in May 2019. The new forms have a different look than the old forms. In addition, minor changes in the required information have been made to the industrial forms. You may have received some of the old forms from the department; we will continue to accept these through June 30, 2020.
Facility-specific electronic monitoring report forms for individual NPDES permits can be obtained from the Iowa DNR Regional Field Offices. DMR forms are also known as Monthly Operating Report forms, or MORs. Refer to the DMR Forms webpage for more information.
If you have questions on any of the above forms, please contact Courtney Cswercko at Courtney.Cswercko@dnr.iowa.gov.