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Energy and Environment Cabinet

Division of Water

Division of Water
NetDMR Information

Surface Water Permits Branch
NetDMR Discharge Monitoring Report Submission Information

What is NetDMR?
NetDMR is a national tool for regulated Clean Water Act permittees to submit Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs) electronically via a secure Internet application to EPA through the Environmental Information Exchange Network.
Benefits of NetDMR
  • Reduces paperwork burden
  • Improves data quality by automatically error-checking and validating data prior to submission
  • Improves timeliness and accessibility of data
  • Provides instant confirmation of submission
  • Allows for revisions of DMRs to be submitted electronically
  • Allows for electronic submittal of attachments and supplemental documentation

NetDMR Step by Step Instruction Sheets


Step 1. ​Create your personal account in the NetDMR Production (or NetDMR Training Site if you want to use the training site first).
Step 2. ​Request access to your permit(s) for your NetDMR Production (or NetDMR Training) account. You must print/sign/mail your subscriber agreement so we can approve your account in NetDMR Production. (Do not print/mail/sign NetDMR Training agreements).
Step 3. ​​Verify your parameters and limits are the same as those on your permit.  If there are discrepancies, email your permit number and a description of the discrepancies to  You are now ready to enter and submit your data in the NetDMR Production (or NetDMR Training Site (submissions in NetDMR Training do not satisfy your permit required reporting).
Step 4. ​If your laboratory uploads DMR data for you, review and submission instructions are here.
COAL ​Special reporting information for coal mining permittees

Need assistance? E-mail the NetDMR Coordinator, Crystal Thompson or call 502-782-7093.

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