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Intro to the NPDES Recert Program

Intro to the NPDES Program Overview

The Introduction to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permitting Program course will educate individuals of the permitting process and compliance standards of Clean Water Act's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System.

Intended Audience

For StormwaterONE students who have completed the CSR99: Intro to the NPDES Permitting Program.

Curriculum: Introduction to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

The Introduction to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permitting Program will educate individuals of the permitting process and compliance standards of Clean Water Act's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System.

Learning Objectives

Specifically, you will learn:

  • The history of the Clean Water Act, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program, and Construction General Permit coverage;
  • General permit definitions;
  • Regulations and the role they play in preventing pollution from entering neighboring waters;
  • The coverage parameters a site owner or operator can expect from the NPDES general permit;
  • The Notice of Intent (NOI) filing process;
  • NPDES and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) standards and conditions;
  • The Notice of Termination (NOT) filing process.

At the Completion of This Program You Will Receive



"I needed to renew my CESCL card that was due to expire in a few months and I knew I wouldn't have a chance then. I took a period of relative downtime and was able to renew my card from my work desk. Material was well presented and discussed the real world elements of CESCL inspection and not hours of permit review. I will recommend it for any person looking to renew their CESCL."


Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

Robert H., WHPacific
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