WATER POLLUTION PERMITTING ESSENTIALS

Introduction to the Clean Water Act
http://cfpub.epa.gov/watertrain/moduleFrame.cfm?module_id=69&parent_object_id=2569&object_id=2569

Understanding the Clean Water Act
http://www.rivernetwork.org/rn/cwa/home/

NPDES Program Basics
http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/home.cfm?program_id=45

Water Quality Standards Handbook (Second Edition, 1994)
http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/standards/handbook/

Interim Economic Guidance for Water Quality Standards: Workbook (1995)
http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/econ/

Questions and Answers on Antidegradation (1985)
http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/standards/upload/2006_12_01_standards_antidegqa.pdf

Water Quality Criteria
http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/standards/criteria/current/index.cfm

Guidelines for Deriving Numerical National Water Quality
Criteria for the Protection of Aquatic Organisms and Their Uses

http://water.epa.gov/scitech/swguidance/standards/criteria/aqlife/upload/85guidelines.pdf

Final Methodology for Deriving Ambient Water
Quality Criteria for the Protection of Human Health

http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/criteria/humanhealth/method/complete.pdf

NPDES Permit Writers’ Manual
http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/npdes/basics/upload/pwm_2010.pdf

Technical Support Document for Water Quality-based Toxics Control
http://www.epa.gov/npdes/pubs/owm0264.pdf

NPDES Permit Applications and Forms
http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/docs.cfm?document_type_id=8&view=Permit%20Applications%20and%20Forms&program_id=45&sort=name

STORET Data Warehouse
http://www.epa.gov/storet/dw_home.html

Streamflow Data
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/sw

Permit Compliance
http://www.epa.gov/enviro/facts/pcs-icis/search.html

Enforcement and Compliance History On-Line
http://www.epa-echo.gov/echo/index.html

EnviroMapper for Water
http://www.epa.gov/waters/enviromapper/index.html>