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Engineering and Regulations Division (E and R)

E and R provides the effective management and enforcement of Wastewater Monitoring and Analysis Program through permitting, monitoring and analysis of wastewater from industrial and commercial customers. These responsibilities include:

  • Issuance of permits to commercial and industrial users of the sanitary sewer system.
  • Monitors industrial waste discharges; determines compliance with permit conditions.
  • Analyzes wastewater samples collected from industrial and commercial users of the sanitary sewer system.
  • Enforces violations for non-compliance of permit standards and/or conditions through citations and penalty assessments.
  • Determines and calculates wastewater credit allowance and industrial surcharges for industries which discharge high strength wastes.
  • Monitors and controls commercial septic waste haulers using the sanitary sewer system.

Authorities and Codes

Contact Information

Bureau of Utilities
Engineering & Regulations Division
Fullerton Complex
4423 Bucks School House Road
Baltimore, MD 21237-3310

Phone 410-887-5348
Fax 410-887-5412
TTY Users call Maryland Relay 1-800-735-2258

Revised June 25, 2013

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