Environmental Services and Permitting Assistance

Environmental Services

At WaterTectonics, we provide comprehensive permitting and environmental services to consultants, general contractors, construction managers, engineers, landowners, scientists, and developers helping them to navigate the complex regulations surrounding stormwater management and environmental compliance.

Regulators with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state regulators emphasize water quality-based permitting of municipal, domestic, and industrial wastewater discharges to ensure that water quality standards are attained within receiving streams. Our team of nationally recognized experts work closely with clients to understand site-specific project needs, ensuring you meet all local, state, and federal permitting requirements while achieving your environmental goals.

With over twenty-five years of experience in stormwater treatment, integrated water resource management, environmental remediation, sediment cleanup, brownfield redevelopment, restoration, and environmental compliance, our team is your trusted partner for all permitting-related concerns. We provide expert consultation services to ensure you understand the requirements and can confidently move forward with your project.

Our environmental services and permitting support extends beyond the permit application process, with ongoing guidance and optional monitoring report submission to ensure continuous compliance throughout your project’s lifecycle.

Permitting Compliance Services

Tailored Solutions for Your Permitting Needs

Every project is unique, and so are the permitting requirements. We specialize in guiding you through the entire permitting process, from initial planning to final approval ensuring a sustainable balance between resource needs and practical budget constraints. Our experienced team ensures accurate and prompt completion of the necessary paperwork, accelerating the process when time is of the essence.
Our comprehensive water quality permitting services include:

    • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting
    • Construction Stormwater General Permit (CSWGP) assistance 
    • Writing SWPPP (Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan)
    • Constructing Turbidity Monitoring Plans 
    • Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs) support
    • Navigating and meeting stringent Administrative Order discharge limits
    • KCIW (King County Industrial Waste) permitting
    • Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) permitting to regulate industrial stormwater
    • Technical support for wastewater treatment plant discharges

Stormwater Compliance

WaterTectonics develops adaptive management and innovative solutions to challenging permit requirements and regulations. We can assist your company with sample collection, reporting, recordkeeping, and corrective actions. We design a range of active treatment systems and implement cost-effective best management practices and pollution-control measures.

Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs)

We specialize in navigating the WAWebDMR system, simplifying the electronic submission process. Clients can rely on us to take care of account set-up, monthly preparation & submittals, and notice of termination filing. With our support, clients can confidently manage their project’s environmental impact as they meet all reporting obligations.

Field Monitoring

Our engineers, scientists, and field services team use state-of-the-art field monitoring approaches to calibrate water quality models, meet local continued daily turbidity monitoring requirements, and establish appropriate water quality criteria saving our clients’ money and assuring our treatment system meets water quality goals. 

A Sampling of Field Services Offered:

    • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) Inspections
    • Daily turbidity monitoring
    • Quarterly industrial inspections and sample collection (if necessary)
    • Analytical sample collection and delivery to lab
    • Initial site evaluations (pre-construction services)

Commitment to Sustainability

At WaterTectonics, we are committed to sustainable practices. Our solutions are designed to not only meet regulatory requirements but also contribute to a healthier environment. We help you implement best practices that align with your sustainability goals while maintaining regulatory compliance.

When you choose WaterTectonics for your permitting and environmental services, you’re choosing a partner dedicated to your project’s success. Contact us today to learn how we can support your stormwater management and environmental compliance needs. Let’s work together to build a more sustainable future.