Fresh Fruit Packing General Permit

This permit outlines uniform conditions and treatment, discharge, and disposal methods for fresh fruit packing wastewater based on the similarities of wastewater characteristics among facilities.

The combined State Waste Discharge Permit and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit (NPDES) provides assurance that fruit packers are protecting nearby lakes, rivers, and groundwater when managing the wastewater coming from their facilities.

The current permit went into effect on Jan. 1, 2022, and expires on Dec. 31, 2026. It underwent a minor modification on Sept. 14, 2022.

Para más información sobre la permiso general, contacte a Marcia Porter al 509-406-6624. 

Current permit documents

Permit application and forms

Permit History

Contact your permit administrator for assistance

For facilities located in the following counties:

Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat, Okanogan, Yakima

Marcia Porter
Central Regional Office
1250 West Alder Street
Union Gap, WA 98903

For facilities located in the following counties:

Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whitman

David Ennis
Eastern Regional Office
4601 N Monroe
Spokane, WA 99205


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