Water quality permit database — PARIS

Our Permitting and Reporting Information System (PARIS) database contains information about water quality permits, inspections, enforcement actions, and discharge monitoring reports (DMRs). Both federal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and State Waste Discharge permits are included in the database.

  • Improve management of general permits.
  • Accommodate a single facility with multiple permits.
  • Capture required data elements for EPA.
  • Provide a flexible reporting system including access to more data elements.
  • Allow additional staff, such as inspectors, to enter data.
  • Improve the data quality by providing easier and more intuitive data entry screens.