Industrial Waste Forms

Some forms are available in a different format than what is provided below. To find out if another format is available or for other questions about the forms, please contact the MCES Engineer assigned to your permit or Maggie Lundell at 651-602-4769 or

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A survey of the processes and wastewater generated at your facility, used to determine if industrial wastewater is generated.

Wastewater Discharge Survey 68 kB

Breweries and Brewpub Discharge Survey 69 kB

Application for businesses to discharge industrial wastewater to the sanitary sewer in the seven-county metro area.
Industrial Discharge Permit Application 763 kB

Application for microbreweries and brewpubs to discharge industrial wastewater to the sanitary sewer in the seven-county metro area.
Microbrewery and Brewpub Permit Application 68 kB

Application to haul wastewater to MCES facilities.
Liquid Waste Hauler Permit Application 639 kB

Application for disposal of sanitary sewer cleaning waste (using a vacuum truck or trailer) at MCES Vactor disposal sites.
Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Waste Hauler Application 55 kB

Application to discharge groundwater and/or surface water to MCES facilities via on-site connection or hauled by an MCES permitted liquid waste hauler
Groundwater and/or Surface Water - Special Discharge Permit Application: 640 kB

Community Review Form - required for direct ground/surface water discharges to the sanitary sewer 639 kB

Application to discharge landfill leachate and/or condensate to MCES facilities via on-site connection or hauled by an MCES permitted liquid waste hauler
Landfill Leachate and/or Condensate - Special Discharge Permit Application: 720 kB

Approval request for a one-time industrial wastewater discharge to MCES facilities (not to be used for groundwater or surface water)
Industrial Discharge Approval Request Form 51 kB

Out-of-Service Area Attachment - required for waste generated outside of the MCES service area 639 kB

PFAS Attachment - required for waste containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) 635 kB

New owner request form to transfer a Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) Industrial Discharge Permit from one business entity to another.
Industrial Discharge Permit Transfer Form 642 kB

MCES must have a current Signatory Authority on file for each permit. The Signatory Authority must meet EPA requirements listed in 40 CFR 403.12(l), as well as in the forms below. The Signatory Authority has the option of designating a Signatory Authority.
Certification of Signatory Authority - Required 625 kB

Designation of Signatory Authority - Optional 628 kB

Certification of Signatory Authority (Liquid Waste Hauler) - Required 627 kB

Designation of Signatory Authority (Liquid Waste Hauler) - Optional 628 kB

Confidential Business Information Procedure & Form 248 kB

Confidential information for an Industrial Discharge Permit Application, Industrial Discharge Permit Renewal Application, and/or Baseline Monitoring Report should be submitted via a secure method. The secure methods are mail, encrypted email or the IWPP Secure Data Upload Site. To submit confidential information through the IWPP Secure Data Upload Site click the following link: IWPP Customer Secure Data Upload Site

MCES requires reporting and renewing permits online through the Industrial Online Reporting System (IORS).

For information about the system, visit our IORS information web page at or contact the IORS support team at 651-602-4789 or

Facilities holding an MCES Industrial, General, Special Discharge or Liquid Waste Hauler Permit, and dental clinics participating in the Amalgam Recovery Program, need to enroll in the IORS. To enroll, follow these Account Registration Instructions (PDF) and complete the forms below:

Electronic Signature Agreement 634 kB

For information about when to complete and submit a spill report, please refer to our Spill Reporting page.
Spill Report Form 630 kB

Liquid and sewer cleaning waste haulers must provide MCES with current vehicle identification information.
Vehicle Identification Form 656 kB