Clean Water Act

CWA Permitting Services

Clean Water Act permitting

  • Wetland delineations
  • Section 404 applications (individual, regional, and nationwide)
  • Section 401 Water Quality Assurance Certifications
  • Wetland design and construction
  • Wetland mitigation services
  • National Pollution Elimination Discharge System permitting
  • Stormwater Pollution Management Plans for construction and industrial facilities

Ecosphere has provided Clean Water Act (CWA) permitting services to clients in the western U.S. for more than two decades. These services include wetland delineations, Section 404 applications (individual, regional, and nationwide), Section 401 Water Quality Assurance Certifications, wetland design and construction, wetland reclamation services, and NPDES permitting— including the preparation of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) for construction and industrial facilities. Related to the preparation of CWA Individual Permit Applications, Ecosphere has prepared 404(b)(1) alternatives analyses for complex energy development projects in the West including for coal-fired power plants and utility scale solar developments.