Rhode Island NPDES Permits
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The state of Rhode Island has assumed the NPDES program from the federal government. The state issues its permits through the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Protection.
State Agency: Rhode Island Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Exit
- Draft Individual Permits
- Final Individual Permits
- Draft General Permits
- Final General Permits
- EPA New England Issued Permits for Tribal Lands
To view attachments common to many permits use the "EPA Permit Forms & Attachments" link.
Draft General Permits
- Pesticide General Permit (PGP) for Discharges from the Application of Pesticides - RI870000
Comment Period: April 6, 2017 - May 12, 2017
Final General Permits
Final General Permits Issued by EPA
Final General Permits Issued by the State of Rhode Island
- Multi-Sector General Permit Rhode Island Discharge Elimination System Storm Water Discharge Associated with Industrial Activity (excluding Constuction Activity) - RIR500000 (PDF) (134 pp, 539 K)
EPA New England Issued Permits for Tribal Lands
- General Permit for Storm Water Discharges from Regulated Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems, MS4s (PDF) (56 pp, 265 K)
Please note that stormwater permit information is available at our Stormwater page.