Point Sources

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) controls water pollution by regulating point sources that discharge pollutants into waters of the United States. Point sources are discrete conveyances such as pipes or man made ditches.

Protecting Community Health & Water Quality

A number of NPDES permit program areas affect how a municipality handles its sanitary wastewater and stormwater runoff. Properly managed municipal facilities, such as the City of Marysville Water Reclamation Facility, play an important role in protecting community health and local water quality. We rely on assistance from other partners, such as industry, developers, and homeowners, to ensure that they can meet the requirements contained in our municipal NPDES permits.

Industrial & Residential Requirements

The City of Marysville Division of Wastewater has requirements for both residential and industrial users. These requirements ensure that the requirements contained in our municipal NPDES permits can be met. Some of the city’s requirements include: