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Forms & Permits

The Department of Public Works provides service to the community and Fishers residents in need of Drainage Easement Permits, Storm Sewer Tap Permits, and Stormwater Grants. The City of Fishers processes all related forms and permits through its online portal, linked below. 

Sanitary Sewer 

Drainage Easements

Storm Sewer Tap

FOG Program

Sustainability Program

Design Flows

  • Average: 10 mgd (million gallons per day)
  • Peak Daily: 20 mgd
  • Raw Wastewater Characteristics:  Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD):  166 mg/L (milligrams per Liter), Total Suspended Solid (TSS) 272 mg/L, Ammonia Nitrogen (NH3-N) 33 mg/L and Total Phosphorus (TP) 5.5 mg/L
  • Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD): 175 mg/L (milligrams per liter). Total suspended solids (TSS): 210 mg/L Nitrogen (NH-3N) 25 mg/L.

Effluent Quality Limits

CharacteristicSummer LimitWinter Limit
Biochemical Oxygen Demand20.0 mg/L25.0 mg/L
Total Suspended Solids24.0 mg/L30.0 mg/L
Ammonia2.5 mg/L5.0 mg/L
Dissolved OxygenGreater than 5.0 mg/LGreater than 4.0 mg/L
ph6 to 96 to 9
E-coli125 / 100 mL0 mL
Total Phosphorus1 mg/L1 mg/L