Request a Flood or Low Flow Discharge Form

Discharge Request

Authorized by PA 451 of 1994. Completion of this form is voluntary. 

Important: 

  • Please email any additional information to deq-wrd-qreq@michigan.gov with "Discharge Request" in the subject line.  Our email attachment size limit is 25 MB.
  • A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.  If you do not receive it, please e-mail your form information directly to deq-wrd-qreq@michigan.gov?subject=Discharge Request.  You must click the Submit button at the end of the form to send the request to us and get a confirmation e-mail. 

Please fill-in this form to request a flood or low flow discharge. Note that a site location map is required. You may send it by email, fax it to 517-241-9003 (please note Discharge Request on the cover sheet), or mail it to: 

Water Resources Division
PO Box 30458
Lansing, MI 48909-7958

If you have questions about requesting a flood discharge, please call Susi Greiner at 517-284-5579. If you have questions about requesting a low flow discharge, please call Marlio Lesmez at 517-284-5580.

Note

  • Use the Tab key or the mouse to move between fields. Hitting the Enter key will immediately send the form.
  • You should see a Confirmation page after you submit the form confirming your request.
  • Low flow discharges are typically only needed if you are applying for an NPDES permit, a mixing zone determination, or a dam impoundment drawdown. If this is the case, please indicate your DEQ program contact person.

* Required Fields

Contact Information: 

*E-mail Address   Example: email@domain.com    

 

 *Your Name:

  

 

 Company:

  

 

 *Address:

  

 

 *City/State:

  

 

 *Zip:

  

 

 *Phone:

  

 

 Date:

  

 


Flood Discharge Requests: 

Please indicate the frequency of the discharge(s) that you need.
50%:          20%:          10%:          4%:         

2%:          1%:          0.5%:          0.2%:  

Request is for:  


Low Flow Discharge Requests: 

Please indicate the frequency of the discharge(s) that you need.                  

Monthly 95%:  

Monthly 50%:  

Monthly Mean:  

90 Day, Q10:  

Lowest 95%:  

Lowest 50%:  

Harmonic Mean:  

Flow Exceedance Curve:  


MDEQ Program Request is for:    
MDEQ Program Contact Person:   


Water Body Information: 

*Watercourse Name:  
Name as it appears on the USGS Quadrangle map (if known); e.g. Smith Creek or Unnamed tributary to Smith Creek

Local Name:  
Indicate if this watercourse is known locally by another name


Location Information:

*County:

  

 *City/Township:

  

 *Section:

  

*Town:

  

 *Range:

  

*Location

  • State Roads: provide highway number (for example M-6, I-96, etc.)
  • Roads: provide road name
  • Dams: provide dam name and ID number
  • Other locations: provide precise description (for example 1000 feet upstream of 8 Mile Road, in the SW 1/4 of Section 4.)

 

Please remember to provide a site location map. This should be a photocopy of the USGS quadrangle map or a county map with the site clearly marked. You can mail it to the above address, fax it to 517-241-9003 (please note Discharge Request on the cover sheet), or email it separately as an attachment.  If you are submitting several discharge requests at the same time that use the same map, please only supply the map once.

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EQP 4511 (Rev. 01/17)