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Bureau of Water Compliance

Joe DiMura, P.E. - Director
(518) 402-8177

Secretary: Robin Gillespie (518) 402-8177

State Pollution Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Compliance Information Section

Chief: Robert Wither, P.E. (518) 402-8154

  • SPDES and Facility Information
  • Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs)
  • Water Compliance System (WCS)
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification

Compliance Assurance Section

Chief: Edward Hampton, P.E. (518) 402-9660

  • SPDES/Water Integrated Compliance Strategy System (WICSS) Compliance
  • Enforcement Coordination
  • Compliance Liaison with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

New York City Municipal Compliance Section

Chief: Gary Kline, P.E. (518) 402-9655

  • New York City Wastewater Treatment Facility Compliance and Enforcement
  • Compliance Liaison with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fiscal Planning and Management

Chief: Peter Freehafer, (518) 402-8267

  • EPA Core Grants (PPG, 604b)
  • EPA Wastershed Grants (Chesapeake Bay, Lake Champlain, Long Island Sound)
  • USGS Contracts
  • WQIP Contracts
  • Attachment A's
  • Budget & Spending Plan Management
  • Purchasing/Procurement Equipment - Contractual Services

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