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Wastewater

The Wastewater/Pretreatment Program at Texas State University is designed to maintain compliance with environmental requirements and restrictions set forth by local, state, and federal agencies.

As an industrial user of the City of San Marcos Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW), the University is required to comply with discharge requirements outlined in the Industrial User Permit. Failure to comply with the permit may result in fines and civil actions against the University. In severe cases, criminal charges could be filed against responsible individuals.

Questions about allowable discharges to sanitary sewer? Please call Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Management at 512-245-3616.


Resources

SanitaryDischargeForm : Sanitary Discharge Form (PDF, 369 KB)

Form required to be completed to obtain permission to discharge water to the Sanitary Sewer System.

Permit for 2012-2014 : Texas State Wastewater Permit (PDF, 1 MB)

Texas State University's permit for wastewater discharge from main campus into the City of San Marcos Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW). This permit authorized discharge beginning January 1, 2012 and will expire on December 31, 2014.

permit limits 2012-2014 : Effluent Limitations (PDF, 171 KB)

Texas State University's wastewater discharge permit limitations from from main campus into the City of San Marcos Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW). The university's discharge shall not exceed stated limtis.


STAR ww permit 2012-2014 : STAR Park Wastewater Permit (PDF, 1 MB)

Texas State University's permit for wastewater discharge from STAR Park facility into the City of San Marcos Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW). This permit authorized discharge beginning September 1, 2012 and will expire on December 31, 2014.