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    Municipal Industrial Pretreatment Program (MIPP)

    The Montgomery County MIPP program consists of the following activities:

    • Locates all industrial users and identifies the pollutants they discharge
    • Notifies industrial users of applicable standards and requirements related to pretreatment
    • Analyzes self-monitoring reports and other notices submitted by its industrial users
    • Samples and analyzes the discharge from industrial users and conducts surveillance and inspection activities
    • Investigates instances of noncompliance with pretreatment standards and requirements
    • Provides annual public notification of industrial users which have significantly violated applicable pretreatment standards and requirements
    • Develops and enforces local limits to control the discharge of pollutants by its industrial users into its treatment plant
    • Effectively enforces all pretreatment standards and requirements 
    • Montgomery County Water Services (MCWS) MIPP rules and regulations.pdf 
      This document lays out MCWS fundamental powers and responsibilities.
    • Enforcement Response Plan.pdf
      This plan establishes the responsibilities and procedures MCWS uses to enforce pretreatment and other pertinent standards relating to industrial wastes.
    • Industrial User Questionnaire/Discharge Application.pdf

    State and Federal program information:

    2014 Drinking Water Quality Report

    Montgomery County Environmental Services has once again met or exceeded all state and federal standards for drinking water. Read more about it in our annual Drinking Water Quality Report!


    2013-2015 Strategic Plan

    View our department's strategic plan − our roadmap to provide a better quality of life through our environmental services.