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Industrial Wastewater facility

The FDEP Southwest District regulates industrial wastewater facilities in the following counties: Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough*, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Polk.

*The Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission (HCEPC) permits industrial wastewater treatment facilities that do not discharge to surface water bodies.


Compliance Assurance Program Contact Information

Ilia Balcom, Manager, Ilia.Balcom@dep.state.fl.us, # (813) 470-5798

The Southwest District office has created electronic mail boxes for submittal of reports in an electronic, PDF format. These mailboxes have been created to facilitate the submittal of reports electronically to a centralized location, eliminating the confusion of addressing these reports to individual staff members.

The electronic mailbox for submitting Industrial Wastewater reports to the Southwest District: SWD_IW@dep.state.fl.us


Permitting Contact Information

Cindy Zhang-Torre, P.E., Water Facilities Permitting Manager: cindy.zhang-torres@dep.state.fl.us, # (813)470-5736
Jorge Perez, Engineering Specialist IV: jorge.perez@dep.state.fl.us, # (813)470-5734
Mauryn McDonald, P.E., Administrator: Mauryn.McDonald@dep.state.fl.us, # (813)470-5730
Water Facilities Permitting Team: SWD_WF_Permitting@dep.state.fl.us, # (813)470-5700

Permit Applications

Industrial Wastewater Forms

Applications may be submitted via email or in hardcopy.

  • Applications may be submitted via email in PDF format to SWD_WF_Permitting@dep.state.fl.us.
  • Hardcopy applications may be sent to the district office (a single set is sufficient, multiple copies are not needed).

Application fee payments must be submitted to the district office. Please contact the Permitting Team for fee information.


Additional Information

Industrial Wastewater Program
Southwest District Contacts

Last updated: August 19, 2016

D.E.P. Southwest District - TAMPA
13051 N. Telecom Parkway Temple Terrace, Fl. 33637 Phone: 813-470-5700
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