Environmental Quality

Storm Water Drains

Stormwater drains are for rainwater only. Please be sure to abide by the following rules: 

  • No grass clipping or yard waste, leaves, garden/lawn chemicals. 
  • No hazardous materials-cleaners, insect killers, weed spray, paint.
  • No pet or animal waste.
  • No trash, debris, cans, bottles, plastics or paper.
  • No used motor oil or oil-related products, brake fluid, or  transmission fluid

All of these pollute our streams, rivers, lakes, oceans, and drinking water.

Industrial Pretreatment Program

The City of West Memphis Utility Department established an Industrial Pretreatment Program in 1987. The program was updated and approved in 1996. At this time, there are nine permitted industries, five are categorical and four are non-significant non-categorical industrial users.

Industrial Waste Discharge Permit

The Industrial Waste Discharge Permit is issued for a three year period of time. The permit fee is $200 per year for categorical for a total of $600 and $100 per year for non-significant for a total of $300.

Industrial Waste Application

Please mail the Application for Permit (PDF) to Denise Bosnick at:
P.O. Box 1868
West Memphis, AR 72303