Discharge Monitoring Reports
Permittees are required to submit a Discharge
Monitoring Report (DMR) each reporting period (each quarter),
even if there is no sampling or no discharge during the
For Permittees that receive permit coverage after
January 2, 2015, the first reporting period is the first full
quarter following the effective date of permit coverage. For
example, if a facility obtains permit coverage May 15, 2015, the
first reporting period would be the 3rd Quarter 2015 (July 1 –
Sept 30), with the DMR due no later than November 15, 2015.
DMRs and other written reports must be submitted
electronically using Ecology’s Water Quality Permitting Portal –
Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) application, unless a waiver
from electronic reporting has been granted (e.g., if a Permittee
does not have broadband internet access).
If a waiver has been granted, reports must be
postmarked or delivered to the following address by the due
Department of Ecology
Water Quality Program - Industrial Stormwater
PO Box 47696
Olympia, WA 98504-7696
For facilities discharging to Puget Sound Sediment Cleanup
Sites, Solids Monitoring Report (SMR)forms, identified as a
single sample DMR type, are included with the quarterly DMR
forms on the Portal.
How to use the Water Quality Permitting Portal to submit
For help, contact us at
or call 800-633-6193/Option 3
Adding or Changing Sampling Locations
Form to add, change, or remove sampling or discharge points from your
facility. This form should also be used to change the location where stormwater
discharged from your facility enters a surface waterbody.
Contact us for more information.