Discharge to Waters of the State/Working in Waters
NDEP Temporary Permits
Pursuant to the Nevada Revised Statutes, NDEP may issue general or temporary permits for the discharge of pollutants or the injection of fluids through a well (NRS 445A.475 and NRS 445A.485, respectively).
Temporary Discharge Permit Application
Temporary Permit Application for Working in Waterways
General Permit Application for Routine Maintenance Activities
All application and reporting forms must include a statement verifying the accuracy of the information submitted and be signed by an authorized person. (NAC445A.231).
Temporary Permit Application Fee — $350.
Temporary Permit duration — Up to 180 days from issuance.
General Permit Application and Annual Fees — $300 each.
General Permit is effective from the date of application approval until termination is requested by the Permittee.
- Temporary Discharge to Waters of the State Permit: Basic information is required as listed on the Application Forms for various activities.
- Working in Waterways Permits:
- A notice of intent (NOI) describing the project including information on the location, purpose and duration of the project; equipment(s) involved and how each will be operated; best management practices (BMPs) to be implemented.
- Proof of Clearances, if applicable, from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Division of State Lands, Division of Environmental Protection - Bureau of Water Quality Planning, and Division of Wildlife from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
- Reporting requirements
Reporting requirements may be required, and the frequency of reporting depends on the project. For Working in Waterways, a BMP may be required. Equipment must be clean and leak free. Restoration may be required following the completion of the project.
Applications are submitted online. Fees and other correspondence should be mailed to:
More Information — Contact NDEP's Carson City office at (775) 687-9418 or Fax (775) 687-4684