In 1990, permitting regulations were developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES). These regulations control stormwater discharges leading to potential groundwater contamination from intentional and nonintentional stormwater infiltration across all industry sectors.

Whatever the nature of your business, and the activities you engage in to run your business, you are at risk of releasing contaminants such as TSS, organics and heavy metals into the watershed. You need to stay in compliance. We get it and we have solutions.

Facility Types and Sources:

  • Sawmills
  • Wood preserving
  • Pulp and paper mills
  • Packaging products
  • Asphalt paving products
  • Roofing shingles and materials
  • Ready mix concrete
  • Gypsum wallboard plants
  • Covered landfills

Facility Types and Sources:

  • Publicly owned treatment works (POTW) – wastewater treatment plant
  • Dairy products
  • Bottling plants
  • Carpet mills
  • Furniture manufacturing
  • Retread facilities
  • Semiconductor plants
  • Household appliance manufacturing
  • Battery manufacturing

General Permit Designations:

  • Sector A – Timber Products (SIC Group 24)
  • Sector B – Paper and Allied Products (SIC Group 26)
  • Sector D – Asphalt Paving and Roofing Materials and Lubricants (SIC Group 29)
  • Sector E – Glass, Clay, Cement, Concrete, and Gypsum Products (SIC Group 32)
  • Sector T – Treatment Works
  • Sector U – Food and Kindred Products (SIC Group 20)

General Permit Designations:

  • Sector V – Textile Mills, Apparel, Other Fabric Products, Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (SIC Groups 22, 23)
  • Sector W – Furniture and Fixtures (SIC Groups 24, 25)
  • Sector X – Printing and Publishing (SIC Group 27)
  • Sector Y – Rubber, Miscellaneous Plastic Products, and Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (SIC Groups 30, 39)
  • Sector AC – Electronic, Electrical, Photographic, and Optical Goods (SIC Groups 35, 26, 38)


zinc b gone stormwater treatment

Our treatment and filtration systems are designed to remove many of the pollutants that your site can generate: TSS, heavy metals, oil and grease. Our treatment trains provide progressively cleaner water to maximize efficiency. The heart of our treatment systems for metal processing facilities is the Aquip® enhanced stormwater filtration system. Aquip® may be paired with our Clara® stormwater plug-flow separator or our Purus® stormwater polishing system for ultimate filtration results.

Once your treatment system is installed, StormwateRx trains your staff to operate and maintain the equipment for the best results at the lowest cost. We follow up with inspection and maintenance service to ensure your treatment system operates at maximum efficiency and keeps you in compliance with changing regulatory requirements.

Our stormwater treatment systems work, and we have the track record to prove it. Many of our clients are repeat customers and referral sources. Our customers believe in us because our passion for clean water drives us to build the finest industrial stormwater filtration systems available. We know our products will serve the needs of your business, efficiently and cost-effectively.

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