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Sludge Transporters: Am I Regulated?

What is the Sludge Transporter Registration Program? Do the rules apply to you?

If you plan to transport any of the following, you must register as a sludge transporter:

  • sewage sludge
  • water treatment sludge
  • domestic sludge
  • chemical toilet waste
  • grit trap waste
  • grease trap waste


Need more information? See the following:


Contact the sludge transporter registration section in one of the following ways:

  • E-mail:
  • Phone:512/239-6413
  • Fax: 512/239-6410
  • Postal address:
    Sludge Transporter Registration Program, MC-129
    Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
    PO Box 13087
    Austin, TX 78711-3087


If you generate, dispose of, or otherwise handle sludge, see the following pages of the TCEQ Municipal Solid Waste Permitting Program for more information: