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NPDES Permits

The Clean Water Act (CWA) §402 establishes the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program  The NPDES program is administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) in the State of New Mexico.  Contact Sarah Holcomb, Program Manager of the NMED Surface Water Quality Bureau, Point Source Regulation Section, 505-827-2798, with questions about NPDES permits in the State of New Mexico. 

Individual Permit Applications are available at the EPA website at NPDES Permit Applications.

Individual Permits
Tribal Individual Permits
General Permits


Last updated 7/3/2019

Individual Permits

Permit number Permit name Status County
NM0024830 Abiquiu MDWCA & MSWA   Rio Arriba
NM0022250 Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority/WWTP Major Bernalillo
NM0030503 Angel Fire, Village of/WWTP   Colfax
NM0029629 Anthony Water & Sanitation District/WWTP   Doña Ana
NM0022268 Artesia, City of/WWTP Major Eddy
NM0028762 Aztec, City of/WTP   San Juan
NM0020168 Aztec, City of/WWTP Major San Juan
NM0020231 Bayard, Village of/WWTP   Grant
NM0020150 Belen, City of/WWTP Major Valencia
NM0020770 Bloomfield, City of/WWTP Major San Juan
NM0030279 Bosque Farms, Village of/WWTP   Valencia
NM0030848 Buckman Direct Diversion Project   Santa Fe
NM0031178 Camino Real Regional Utility Authority/North WWTP Major Dona Ana
NM0026395 Carlsbad, City of/WWTP Major Eddy
NM0029238 CDS Rainmakers Utilities LLC / Rancho Ruidoso Valley Estates WWTP   Lincoln
NM0027731 Chama, Village of/WWTP   Rio Arriba
NM0030180 Chevron Mining, Inc./Ancho Mine   Colfax
NN0029386* Chevron Mining, Inc./McKinley Mine   McKinley
NM0022306 Chevron Mining, Inc./Questa Mine Major Taos
NM0031038 Cimarron, Village of/WWTP   Colfax
NM0023370 Cloudcroft, Village of/WWTP   Otero
NM0024848 Cuba, Village of/WWTP   Sandoval
NM0031194 US Bureau of Reclamation/Cutter Lateral WTP   San Juan
NM0030457 Doña Ana County/Salem WWTP   Doña Ana
NM0030490 Doña Ana County/South Central Regional WWTP Major Doña Ana
NM0000108 El Paso Electric Company   Doña Ana
NM0020583 Farmington, City of/WWTP Major San Juan
NM0031135 Farmington Electric Utility System/Bluffview   San Juan
NM0023477 Ft. Sumner, Village of/WWTP   De Baca
NM0028487 Gadsden Independent School District   Doña Ana
NM0020672 Gallup, City of/WWTP Major McKinley
NM0000116 GCC Rio Grande, Inc.   Bernalillo
NM0028088 Glorieta Camps   Santa Fe
NM0020010 Hatch, Village of/WWTP   Doña Ana
NM0028011 Jemez Springs, Village of/WTTP   Sandoval
NM0028479 Jemez Valley Public Schools   Sandoval
NM0028711 LAC Minerals, Inc./Cunningham Hill Mine   Santa Fe
NM0023311 Las Cruces, City of/WWTP Major Doña Ana
NM0030872 Las Cruces, City of/East Mesa Water Reclamation Major Doña Ana
NM0030341 Las Vegas, City of/Water Treatment Plant   San Miguel
NM0028827 Las Vegas, City of/WWTP Major San Miguel
NM0030996 Lee Ranch Coal Company/El Segundo Mine   McKinley
NM0029581 Lee Ranch Coal Company/Lee Ranch Mine   McKinley
NM0020141 Los Alamos, County of/Los Alamos County WWTF Major Los Alamos
NM0020133 Los Alamos, County of/White Rock WWTP   Los Alamos
NM0028355 Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Los Alamos
NM0030759 Los Alamos National Laboratory/Storm Water Los Alamos
NM0020303 Los Lunas, Village of/WWTP   Valencia
NM0029149 Maxwell, Village of/WWTP   Colfax
NM0031097 Mora Independent School District Athletic Field   Mora
NM0024996 Mora Mutual Domestic Water & Sewerage/WWTP   Mora
NM0030953 Navajo Dam DWC & NSW, Inc.   San Juan
NM0027782 New Mexico Water Service Company/Rio Communities   Valencia
NM0030414 New Mexico Water Services Co./Rio Del Oro   Valencia
NM0030163 NMDGF/Glenwood State Fish Hatchery   Catron
NM0030121 NMDGF/Lisboa Springs State Fish Hatchery   San Miguel
NM0030139 NMDGF/Los Ojos State Fish Hatchery Major Rio Arriba
NM0030147 NMDGF/Red River State Fish Hatchery   Taos
NM0030155 NMDGF/Rock Lake State Fish Hatchery   Guadalupe
NM0030112 NMDGF/Seven Springs State Trout Hatchery   Sandoval
NM0030813 Oshara Village Water Reclamation Facility/WWTP   Santa Fe
NM0030724 PAA-KO Communities Sewer Association/WWTP   Bernalillo
NM0029041 Pecos, Village of/WWTP   San Miguel
NM0031208 Quail Run Services   Lea
NM0023396 Ramah Water and Sanitation District/WWTP   McKinley
NM0030368 Ranchland Utility Company/WWTP   Santa Fe
NM0029891 Raton, City of/Raton Water Filtration Facility/WTP   Colfax
NM0020273 Raton, City of/WWTP   Colfax
NM0024899 Red River, Town of/WWTP   Taos
NM0024163 Reserve, Village of/WWTP   Catron
NM0027375 Rio de Arenas Mobile Home Park, LLC   Grant
NM0028100 Rio Grande Resources Corporation/Mt. Taylor Mine Major Cibola
NM0027987 Rio Rancho, City of/WWTP No. 2 Major Sandoval
NM0029602 Rio Rancho, City of/WWTP No. 3   Sandoval
NM0020311 Roswell, City of/WWTP Major Chaves
NM0029165 Ruidoso, City of/Ruidoso Downs WWTP Major Lincoln
NM0028886 Sacramento Camp and Conference Center   Otero
NM0027863 Sandia Peak Ski Company/Sandia Peak WWTP    Bernalillo
NM0022292 Santa Fe, City of/WWTP Major Santa Fe
NM0024988 Santa Rosa, City of/WWTP   Guadalupe
NM0030864 Sierra County Regional/WWTP North Area   Sierra
NM0020109 Silver City, Town of/WWTP Major Grant
NM0028835 Socorro, City of/WWTP Major Socorro
NM0030627 Springer, City of/WTP   Colfax
NM0029483 Sunland Park, City of/WWTP Major Doña Ana
NM0024066 Taos, Town of/WWTP Major Taos
NM0022101 Taos Ski Valley, Village of/WWTP Major Taos
NM0020681 Truth or Consequences, City of/WWTP Major Sierra
NM0020711 Tucumcari, City of/WWTP Major Quay
NM0029505 Westmoreland San Juan Mining LLC / La Plata Mine   San Juan
NM0028746 Westmoreland San Juan Mining LLC / San Juan Mine   San Juan


Tribal Land Permits

Permit number Permit name Status County
NN0000019* Arizona Public Service Co./Four Corners Power Plant   San Juan
NM0023485 Bernalillo, Town of/WWTP   Sandoval
NN0028193* BHP Minerals International Inc./Navajo Mine   San Juan
NN0029386* Chevron Mining, Inc./McKinley Mine, Gallup    McKinley
NN0028584* Consolidation Coal Company/Burnham Mine   San Juan
NM0029351 Española, City of/WWTP Major Rio Arriba
NM0030520 Jicarilla Apache Utility Authority/Dulce WWTP   Rio Arriba
NM0030678 Laguna Pueblo/Casa Blanca WWTP   Cibola
NM0030686 Laguna Pueblo/Rio Puerco WWTP   Bernalillo
NN0030346* Mariano Lake Waterline Project, Mariano Lake Chapter, NM   McKinley
NN0030345* Navajo Engineering and Construction Authority / Municipal Pipeline Project   San Juan
NN0030343* Navajo Tribal Utility Authority/Northern Edge Navajo Casino   San Juan
NN0020621* Navajo Tribal Utility Authority/Shiprock WWTF   San Juan
NN0030335* Navajo Tribal Utility Authority/Navajo Townsite WWTF   McKinley
NNG990001* Navajo Nation, General Permit for Low Threat Discharge   San Juan
NM0028436 Pojoaque Terraces Mobile Home Park   Santa Fe
NM0030601 Pojoaque Towa Resort WWTP   Santa Fe
NN0030325* Ramah Navajo School Board, Inc. Pine Hill WWTF   Cibola
NM0031011 San Felipe Pueblo WWTP   Sandoval
NM0030694 Santa Clara Four Corners Water Reclamation Facility Rio Arriba
NN0020800* U.S. BIA/Nenahnezad Community School, Fruitland   San Juan
NN0020869* U.S. BIA/Crystal Boarding School, Navajo   San Juan
NN0020915* U.S. BIA/Ojo Encino Day School, Cuba   Sandoval
NN0030341* U.S. BIA/Old Torreon Day School   McKinley
NN0020958* U.S. BIA/Wingate High School, Fort Wingate   McKinley
NN0020991* U.S. BIA/Pueblo Pinado Boarding School   McKinley
NN0021016* U.S. BIA/Lake Valley Boarding School Crownpoint   San Juan
NM0031143 U.S. Bureau of Reclamation/Pojoaque Basin Regional Water System   Santa Fe


*Contact USEPA Region 9 for information on NPDES Permits within Navajo Nation.


General Permits

Permit No. Permit name  
NMG010000 Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) Program and General Permit
NMG87#### Pesticide General Permit
NMR100000 Stormwater General Permit Construction Activities or CGP
NMR050000 Stormwater General Permit Industrial Activities, Multi Sector or MSGP
NMR040000 Stormwater General Permit Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems or sMS4, Effective 2007
NMR04A000 Stormwater Middle Rio Grande Watershed MS4 and sMS4
 VGP Vessel General Permit/Small Vessel General Permit


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