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What is a SWPPP?. Part 2. Taking a Dip in Your SWPPP. Training Modules. What’s the concern?  What is a SWPPP? Spill prevention & response Materials Management Good Housekeeping. What is a SWPPP?. Relation to Clean Water Act & RIPDES Contents of site-specific SWPPP

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what is a swppp
What is a SWPPP?

Part 2

Taking a Dip in Your SWPPP

training modules
Training Modules
  • What’s the concern? 
  • What is a SWPPP?
  • Spill prevention & response
  • Materials Management
  • Good Housekeeping
what is a swppp1
What is a SWPPP?
  • Relation to Clean Water Act & RIPDES
  • Contents of site-specific SWPPP
  • Exercise: What do we do outdoors?
s torm w ater p ollution p revention p lan
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
  • Site (Facility) Specific
  • Facility Staff all have a role in implementation
national stormwater discharge program
National Stormwater Discharge Program
  • Phased approach by EPA
    • Phase I – 1990 – large cities
    • Phase II – 1999 – smaller municipalities & “public bodies”
general permits under rhode island pollutant discharge elimination system
Storm Water Discharge Associated with Industrial Activity (Multi-Sector)

Storm Water Discharge fromSmall Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4)

GENERAL PERMITSunderRhode Island Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
general permit requirement
General Permit Requirement
  • Implement a site-specific Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) developed for each facility with “industrial” activity
swppp requirements
Facility Associated with a MS4

Section IV.B.6.b.5. of MS4 General Permit

(Good Housekeeping)

Multi-Sector

Section IV of Multi-Sector General Permit

SWPPP requirements
swppp contents
SWPPP Contents
  • Site-specific
  • Describe BMPs (Best Management Practices)
  • Structural and non-structural controls for reducing or eliminating discharge of pollutants from operations and facilities
  • Storm water-related: Outdoors
swppp must describe coordinator
SWPPP must describeCOORDINATOR
  • Individual responsible for coordinating and implementing practices, inspections, evaluations and updates
swppp must describe facility
SWPPP must describeFACILITY
  • Address
  • Number of acres
  • Size of impervious areas
  • Number of buildings & what used for
  • Number & types of vehicles
  • Number & location of outfalls
  • Number & location of catch basins
swppp must describe exposed activities
SWPPP must describe“EXPOSED” ACTIVITIES
  • Past spills/chronic leaks
  • Handling materials & wastes
  • Fueling, washing, maintaining equipment
  • Underground & above ground storage
  • “Allowable non-storm water discharges”
swppp must include site map
SWPPP must includeSITE MAP
  • Location of buildings, storage areas & activities
  • Location of drainage system, including BMPs
  • Location of onflows of runoff from adjacent properties
  • Receiving waters
swppp must describe materials activities
SWPPP must describeMATERIALS & ACTIVITIES
  • Assessment of potential of each to contribute pollutants to storm water discharges
swppp must describe practices to control pollutants
Good housekeeping practices

Preventive maintenance

Existing/planned BMPs for activities

How salt/sand piles are stored

Operating procedures re. fuels

Vehicle maintenance operations

Erosion controls

Other runoff management practices

Spill prevention & response procedures

Employee training

SWPPP must describePRACTICES TO CONTROL POLLUTANTS
swppp must describe procedures for evaluation of compliance
SWPPP must describe PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION OF COMPLIANCE
  • Visual monitoring
  • Annual site inspections
  • Record keeping & reporting
swppp must be amended
SWPPP must be AMENDED
  • as operations/materials/practices change
typical table of contents
Typical Table of Contents
  • INTRODUCTION
  • MAINTENANCE OF THE PLAN
  • RISK IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT/ MATERIAL INVENTORY
  • STORM WATER MANAGEMENT CONTROLS
  • COMPREHENSIVE SITE COMPLIANCE EVALUATIONS
  • CERTIFICATION
public works facility operations maintenance for stormwater management employee training
Public Works Facility Operations & Maintenance for Stormwater Management: Employee Training

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This program was developed by the Southern Rhode Island Conservation District in partnership with the URI Cooperative Extension RI NEMO Program and the Rhode Island T2 Center. Funding was provided by the RI Department of Environmental Management and the RI Department of Transportation under the Phase II Stormwater Education and Outreach Program.

exercise
Exercise!
  • What activities are performed outdoors?
  • Locate on map
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