Industrial Stormwater Permit Guide

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Lesson 1: Compliance Background and Applicability

Common sources of Industrial Stormwater Pollution

  • Holding ponds that have overflow to the environment

    Holding Pond

  • Uncovered pipes outside of the building

    Uncovered Pipe

  • Uncovered outside fuel dispensing
  • Uncovered outside vehicle maintenance
  • Contaminated or oil soaked pallets

    Pallets

  • Open dumpsters or compactors

    Open Dumpster

  • Compressor or cooling system blow down discharging onto the ground or into the sewer
  • Uncovered loading dock platforms
  • Uncovered storage tanks
  • Outside storage of chemicals and/or empty containers
  • Visible materials on roofs, driveways or sides of buildings.
  • Equipment stored outside or uncovered (machine fluids, oil, and grease).
  • Piles of material, including dirt, sand, aggregates, etc.
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