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Discharge and Dewatering Permit


This permit regulates discharges to the municipal stormwater or wastewater system from dewatering or pumping activities, changes in discharge from existing connections, and the  discharge of fats, oils, and grease.  This review process has been put in place to meet the conditions of the City of Cambridge's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.  This permit cost $100.00


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795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
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Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager