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Discharge Monitoring Report Quality Assurance (DMR-QA) 38 Proficiency Testing Program (PTP)

What is it?

The DMR-QA study covers all major and some minor permit holders under the Clean Water Act’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES). If required to participate, permit holders should have received the DMR-QA 38 Announcement from the EPA at the beginning of 2018.

What does Paragon need from you?

We need to know who is required to participate!

If you are required to participate in DMR-QA, review the instruction document below.

Summary and Instructions

Then, complete the checklist below, populating the fields with appropriate values based on the services you've procured from us, or plan to procure from us in 2018.


Finally, forward your completed checklist to Patricia Idema ASAP via email or fax.

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