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There are 2,934 Clean Water Act-permitted discharges in Oregon that are administered by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Of these 2,934 discharges, 313 of them are permitted via what are called individual permits, while the rest (2,621) are permitted via what are called general permits. Of the 313 individual permits, 169 are currently expired.*

*Current as of February 7, 2023 at 6:29 PM. Unless otherwise noted, figures on this site are based on OCWAP’s most recent query of Oregon DEQ’s database. OCWAP queries this database once a day after 5 PM Pacific Time.