Missouri Clean Water Information System Definitions

Applications in Process Search

This page will provide a list of Water Pollution applications received by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.  An application is considered ‘In Process’ from the date it is received until it is closed.  An application is closed when the resulting permit is issued, or if the application is denied or withdrawn by the applicant.

Search Criteria

You can search using one or many of the following search criteria:

  • Facility Name – Name of the facility as reflected on the application or current version of the permit.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • Permit Type – The type of permit being applied for.  This permit type is indicated by the application form or is indicated on the application.  The permit types are listed below.
    • Construction Ag Chem
    • Construction CAFO
    • Construction Sewer Extension
    • Construction Wastewater
    • GPCF (Geneal Permit Covered Facility)
    • Heat Pump
    • No Exposure
    • Permit By Rule
    • Site-Specific
    • Underground Injection
  • Issuing Authority – the office that is responsible for processing the application and issuing the permit.  A permit can be issued by any of the department’s five Regional Offices or the Central Office.  In rare circumstances a permit could be issued by EPA.
    • CO – Central Office, the Water Protection Program located in Jefferson City
    • EPA – Environmental Protection Agency (Region VII in Kansas City, KS)
    • KCRO – Kansas City Regional Office (Lee’s Summit)
    • NERO – Northeast Regional Office (Macon)
    • SERO – Southeast Regional Office (Poplar Bluff)
    • SLRO – St. Louis Regional Office (St. Louis)
    • SWRO – Southwest Regional Office (Springfield)
  • Address – First address line for the facility as reflected on the application or current version of the permit.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • City – Name of the city as reflected on the application or current version of the permit.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that begin with the value
  • State – State as reflected on the application or current version of the permit.  A permit may discharge in Missouri, but may have a mailing address in a neighboring state.
  • Zip Code – Zip code as reflected on the application or current version of the permit.
  • Owner Name – Name of the facility owner as reflected on the application or current version of the permit.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • DNR Region - geographic DNR region in which the facility is located.
    • KCR – Kansas City Region
    • NER – Northeast Region
    • SER – Southeast Region
    • SLR – St. Louis Region
    • SWR – Southwest Region
  • County – County in which the facility is located

Applications in Process Search Results

Search results will display at the bottom of the screen based on the search critiera entered.  Results are limited to 500 records; if more than 500 are returned, you will be asked to refine your search.

If a facility in the search results is currently under active enforcement, a red X will display next to its name.  The search results will display the following information in alphabetical order by facility name.

  • Facility Name/Address - Name and address of the facility as reflected on the application or current version of the permit. 
  • Owner Name - Name of the facility owner as reflected on the application or current version of the permit. 
  • Application ID – Unique ID assigned to the application.
  • Application Received Date – Date the application was received by the department.
  • Application Type – The type of application (new, modification, owner transfer, renewal, termination).
  • Permit ID – Permit Number of the permit that is linked to this application.  Note that this will not display if the application is not linked to a permit instance.  For modifications or renewals, this may not display until the permit is on Public Notice.
  • Permit Type - The type of permit being applied for.  This permit type is indicated by the application form or is indicated on the application. 

Permit Search

This page will provide a list of effective or expired permits issued by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. 

Search Criteria

You can search using one or many of the following search criteria:

  • Permit ID – Permit Number.  You can enter a partial value in this field and the system will return results that begin with the value.
  • Permit Type - The permit types are listed below.
    • ARAR
    • Construction Ag Chem
    • Construction CAFO
    • Construction Sewer Extension
    • Construction Wastewater
    • GPCF (Geneal Permit Covered Facility)
    • Heat Pump
    • Letter of Approval
    • No Exposure
    • Site-Specific
    • Permit By Rule
    • Underground Injection
  • Facility Name – Name of the facility as reflected on the effective or expired  version of the permit.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • Owner Name – Facility owner as reflected on the effective or expired permit.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • Facility Address – First address line for the facility as reflected on the effective or expired version of the permit.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • Facility Zip Code – Zip code as reflected on effective or expired version of the permit.
  • Issuing Authority – the office that is responsible the permit.  A permit can be issued by any of the department’s five Regional Offices or the Central Office.  In rare circumstances a permit could be issued by EPA.
    • CO – Central Office, the Water Protection Program located in Jefferson City
    • EPA – Environmental Protection Agency (Region VII in Kansas City, KS)
    • KCRO – Kansas City Regional Office (Lee’s Summit)
    • NERO – Northeast Regional Office (Macon)
    • SERO – Southeast Regional Office (Poplar Bluff)
    • SLRO – St. Louis Regional Office (St. Louis)
    • SWRO – Southwest Regional Office (Springfield)
  • County – County in which the facility is located
  • DNR Region - geographic DNR region in which the facility is located.
    • KCR – Kansas City Region
    • NER – Northeast Region
    • SER – Southeast Region
    • SLR – St. Louis Region
    • SWR – Southwest Region
  • Legal Description – You can search on the legal description of a permit’s primary permitted features (outfall).  You can enter either Section, Township, and Range or Landgrant number.

Permit Search Results

Search results will display at the bottom of the screen based on the search critiera entered.  If the search results contain site specific permits, the Permit IDs are links to PDFs of the permits on the department web site.

Results are limited to 500 records; if more than 500 are returned, you will be asked to refine your search.  If a permit in the search results is currently under active enforcement, a red X will display next to its name.  The search results will display the following information in ascending order by permit number.

  • Permit ID – Permit number.
  • Facility Name/Address - Name and address of the facility as reflected on the effective or expired permit. 
  • Owner Information - Facility owner and address as reflected on the effective or expired permit. 
  • Permit Type – Type of permit
  • Major – if this facility is considered a ‘major’ an X will display; otherwise it will be blank.  Only Site-Specific permits can be classified as majors.  This classificaiton is based on many factors including design flow, waste type, and other facility characteristics.
  • Effective Date – Date the permit became effective
  • Expire Date – Date the permit expires
  • Status – Status of the permit when at the time of the search.  A permit is effecitve between it’s effective and expiration date.  A permit is expired once the expiration date has passed.
  • DNR Region - geographic DNR region in which the facility is located.
    • KCR – Kansas City Region
    • NER – Northeast Region
    • SER – Southeast Region
    • SLR – St. Louis Region
    • SWR – Southwest Region
  • County - County in which the facility is located
  • Issuing Authority  - Office that is responsible the permit.  A permit can be issued by any of the department’s five Regional Offices or the Central Office.  In rare circumstances a permit could be issued by EPA.
    • CO – Central Office, the Water Protection Program located in Jefferson City
    • EPA – Environmental Protection Agency (Region VII in Kansas City, KS)
    • KCRO – Kansas City Regional Office (Lee’s Summit)
    • NERO – Northeast Regional Office (Macon)
    • SERO – Southeast Regional Office (Poplar Bluff)
    • SLRO – St. Louis Regional Office (St. Louis)
    • SWRO – Southwest Regional Office (Springfield)

Water Quality Standards Search

This page will provide a list of Water Bodies in the current version of the Water Quality Standards.

Search Criteria

You can search using one or many of the following search criteria:

  • County DS – Downstream county in which the water body is located.  Most water bodies are in one county, but some cross county lines.
  • Water Body ID – the unique water body ID for the water body.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • Class – Water Body Class as assigned in the Water Quality Standards.
  • HUC8 – Hydrologic Unit Code in which the water body is located.
  • Water Body Name – Name of the water body.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • Uses – Uses that apply to water bodies as defined by the Water Quality Standards
  • Standards Table – Title of the Water Quality Standards Table (C through I) that contains the water body.  You may select more than one Standards Table in this search.
  • Metro Area – Metropolitan areas as identified in the Water Quality Standards

Water Quality Standards Search Results

Search results will display at the bottom of the screen based on the search critiera entered.  Results are limited to 500 records; if more than 500 are returned, you will be asked to refine your search.  The search results will display the following information in ascending order by County, then HUC8.

  • County DS – Downstream county in which the water body is located.  Most water bodies are in one county, but some cross county lines.
  • HUC8 – Hydrologic Unit Code in which the water body is located.
  • Water Body ID – the unique water body ID for the water body.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • Water Body Name – Name of the water body.  You can enter a parital value in this field and the system will return results that contain the value.
  • Class – Water Body Class as assigned in the Water Quality Standards.
  • Metro Area – Metropolitan areas as identified in the Water Quality Standards
  • Size – Water Body size in miles for streams and acres for lakes
  • Uses – Uses that apply to the water body as defined by the Water Quality Standards
  • Table – Standards Table (C through I) that contains the water body. 
  • Legal DS – Legal description of the downstream point of the water body
  • Legal US – Legal description of the upstream point of the water body