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Southwest District Industrial Wastewater

The DEP Southwest District regulates industrial wastewater facilities in Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk counties. The Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission permits industrial wastewater treatment facilities that do not discharge to surface water bodies.

Permitting Program

With the exception of NPDES permit applications, applications may be submitted via email or in hard copy. Applications may be submitted via email in PDF format to Hard copy applications may be sent to the district office (a single set is sufficient; multiple copies are not needed). Application fee payments must be submitted to the district office or paid online via DEP Business Portal. Please contact the permitting team for fee information.

Permitting Contact Information

Water Facilities Permitting Team
Attn: Water Facilities Permitting, Permitter of the Day

Gerald "JJ" Loesch, Environmental Administrator
Telephone 813-470-5872
Telephone 813-470-5700

Permit Applications

Industrial Wastewater Forms

Compliance Assurance Program

The Southwest District office has created electronic mailboxes for submittal of reports in an electronic, PDF format. These mailboxes have been created to facilitate the submittal of reports electronically to a centralized location, eliminating the confusion of addressing these reports to individual staff members. The electronic mailbox for submitting Industrial Wastewater reports to the Southwest District is

Compliance Assurance Program Contact Information

Emily Larson, Environmental Manager
Telephone 813-470-5955

Last Modified:
April 1, 2024 - 2:09pm

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