The week of September 17, 2019, ACWA hosted the 2019 National NPDES Permit Writers Workshop in Washington, DC. In total, 125 people participated at this meeting with representatives from 41 states, 7 EPA regions, ACWA staff and EPA Headquarters. We also had 100+ people participate in this meeting remotely. Topics for this meeting included permit writer resources and a clearinghouse, updated federal application forms, integrated planning, fact sheets, CSOs, peak flow management, several 316(b) cooling water intake structure topics, collection systems, performance based limits for nutrients, ammonia criteria, design flow, PFAS/PFOS, Antibacksliding, permit streamlining, NPDES eReporting Rule, permit streamlining, and program performance measures.
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