Menu Permits Permit Information Permit Applications Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Program Pollution Prevention Dental Industry Storm Water Program Permit Information A permit is required for the discharge of any process water from the following facilities or activities: Industrial Manufacturing Mandatory wastewater discharge permits are required for facilities covered by the federal categorical regulations, 40 CFR, or meeting the definition of significant industrial user in the SVCW regulations (SVCW regulations section 1.3.30). Groundwater Discharge Groundwater discharge to the sanitary sewer is prohibited except by permit (SVCW regulations section 2.2). Non-Routine Discharge Authorization One-time or short-term wastewater discharge is allowed by non-routine discharge authorization. Low Volume Discharge Authorization Continued low volume discharge to the sanitary sewer is allowed by low volume discharge authorization. Residential Septic Waste and Restaurant Grease SVCW allows septic and restaurant grease haulers to discharge their trucks at the main plant site under permit.