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Surface Water General Permits
 
Consolidated Potable Water Treatment Plant (BPW)
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This general permit authorizes the existing discharges from twenty-eight potable water treatment plants (WTPs), into the surface waters of the State of New Jersey. The wastewater characteristics, effluent limitations and monitoring conditions of the discharges are similar and as such are more appropriately controlled under a general permit

Consolidated School General Permit (ASC)
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This general permit authorizes the discharge of treated domestic wastewater from school facility treatment plants to surface waters of the state. School facilities contained under this general permit are similar with respect to being small quantity dischargers, seasonal dischargers and there is no off-site contribution.

Construction Dewatering General Permit (B7)
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This general permit authorizes discharges of groundwater that result from lowering the groundwater table during construction.

 

General Petroleum Product Cleanup (B4B)
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This general permit authorizes discharges of treated groundwater from petroleum leaks (i.e. fuel oil, diesel fuel, kerosene, aviation fuel, and gasoline) to select surface waterbodies.

 

General Groundwater Remediation Clean-up (BGR)
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This general permit authorizes discharges of treated groundwater to surface waters of the state. It regulates discharges from remediation clean-ups that do not typically contain petroleum products.

 

Hydrostatic Test Water Discharges (BG)
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This general permit should interest those in the utilities, construction, and petroleum storage tank terminal industries. It covers discharges occurring during the hydrostatic testing of storage tanks and pipelines that have been cleaned pursuant to recognized federal, state or general industry documented procedures.

Non-contact Cooling Water (CG)
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This general permit authorizes the discharge of non-contact cooling water. Non-contact cooling water is used to cool down various types of industrial and manufacturing equipment without directly coming into contact with facility processes.

 

Pesticide Application Discharge (PGP)
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This general permit authorizes the applications of biological and chemical pesticides in water when such applications are made in, over, or near surface waters of the State.

 

Swimming Pool Discharges (B6)
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This general permit authorizes discharges from municipal, commercial and other non-residential swimming pools. These discharges result from the backflushing of filtration equipment used to remove solids and other materials from pool water.

 

Wastewater Beneficial Reuse General Permit (ABR)
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This general permit authorizes distribution of Reclaimed Water for Beneficial Reuse (RWBR) for restricted access applications. All facilities applying to distribute treated wastewater for restricted access RWBR must also have a valid NJPDES discharge permit to receive authorization.

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