What are some common stormwater pollution sources?

Some common stormwater pollution sources can include:

  • Improper outdoor storage of paint, chemical products, erodible materials, garbage and waste liquids like used cooking or motor oil.
  • Outdoor activities that produce wastewater, including vehicle or equipment washing.
  • Contractors hired to come clean, make repairs, or perform construction activities can generate waste or polluted wastewater.

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1. What is Stormwater Source Control?
2. What are Source Control Best Management Practices (also called BMPs)?
3. What are some common stormwater pollution sources?
4. Which businesses are part of the Stormwater Source Control Program?
5. When can I expect the City to conduct a Stormwater Source Control inspection?
6. What happens during a source control inspection?
7. How long does a source control inspection take?
8. How can I prepare for a source control inspection?