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
DMRs and Solids Monitoring Reports (SMRs) shall 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
SMR forms, identified as a single sample DMR type, are
included with the quarterly DMR forms on the Portal.
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 information on how to use the Water Quality
Permitting Portal to submit electronic DMRs, please refer to the
You may also contact Ecology IT support staff at
or call 800-633-6193/Option 3
Adding or Changing Sampling Locations
Use this form to add, change, or remove sampling or discharge points from
your facility. The form should also be used to change the location where
stormwater discharged from your facility enters a surface waterbody.
Updating Discharge/Sample Point(s)
Word docx version.
Contact us for more information.