2021 Environmental Compliance Reminders

Annual Pretreatment Report Due to IDEM April 1st

Your Community’s Industrial Pretreatment Program’s Annual Report is due by April 1, 2021.

If your community is classified as a Non-Delegated Pretreatment Program, your Annual Report must be submitted to IDEM’s Office of Water Quality (OWQ). If your community is designated as a Delegated Pretreatment Program, your Annual Report must be submitted to both IDEM OWQ and EPA Region 5.

For more information, contact Environmental Compliance Manager Brady Dryer.


CSO Notification Rule Public Notice Requirement


During March of each year, all CSO communities are required to file a notice in their local newspaper of highest publication as required by 327 IAC 5-2.6(1). An example of the required minimum language can be found below. If you have any questions, contact Brady Dryer.

CSO Community Notification

(To be filed with newspaper of largest circulation in March of each year)

 As required by 327 IAC 5-2.1-6(1) (Combined Sewer Overflow Public Notification Rule), the (Community Name) offers local media sources, affected public and other interested persons in and around the (Community Name) area to provide information concerning frequency of overflow events that may be triggered by precipitation.  Any entity or individual desiring such information is requested to contact the (Local CSO Contact) at (___) ___-_____, or, in writing, to the (CSO Contact Address).


Last IFA Regional Planning Meeting Prior to March 1 Deadline


The IFA currently has only one (1) remaining Regional Planning Meeting scheduled prior to the March 1, 2021 deadline.

The planning meeting will be held virtually on Friday, February 12, 2021, from 2:00-3:00 pm EST on Microsoft Teams. This is a free event, and the IFA has applied to IDEM for 1 DW CEU and 1 WW CEU.

The registration deadline is today, February 9.  Registered participants will receive the Microsoft Teams meeting link on Wednesday, February 10.


The link to register is: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6169830/IFA-Regional-Planning-Meeting-Registration-February-2021